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In South Africa, the adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) in quarries and surface mines marks a pivotal move towards heightened safety and adherence to regulatory mandates.

Booyco Electronics leads the charge in Quarrying & Surface Mining, elevating safety with PDS

In South Africa, the adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) in quarries and surface mines marks a pivotal move towards heightened safety and adherence to regulatory mandates. With over eighteen years at the forefront of PDS innovation, Booyco Electronics champions the integration of these systems, emphasising the indispensable role of human engagement in realising their full potential for safeguarding workers.

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As one of the pioneers in Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) and Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) on mines, Booyco Electronics is rightly regarded as a technology company.

Human factor remains key to integrating collision prevention on mines

With Zero Harm as an industry priority, it was no surprise that this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba session on Collision Prevention was full to overflowing. In a sector led globally by South Africa, local Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) technology leader Booyco Electronics reminded the audience at this session why the human factor remains central to achieving safe mining.

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Izak Potgieter, Systems Manager at Weba Chute Systems, inspecting a transfer chute at a coal mine.

Weba Chute Systems: revolutionising performance with scientific precision

In the fast-paced mining sector, where efficiency and sustainability are a focus, Weba Chute Systems stands out by providing scientifically validated, custom-engineered chute systems. Their approach guarantees measurable performance enhancements, enabling customers to directly observe significant reductions in total cost of ownership, while also prioritising environmental compliance and safety.

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Komatsu WA900-8R large wheel loader.

Automatic detection support system using AI image analysis for large wheel loaders

Komatsu has developed an assistance system for the WA900-8R large wheel loader that uses AI image analysis to automatically detect missing bucket teeth and rolling stones around the vehicle. In order to improve the productivity and safety of customers’ sites, Komatsu aims to start general sales by the end of fiscal 2025.

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