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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
16th May 2024

The continued focus on integrating Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) in South African quarries and surface mines highlights a significant shift towards enhanced safety and regulatory compliance.... 


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
26th April 2024

While South Africa leads the world in regulating the field of collision prevention in mining, a key challenge in implementing effective solutions is to secure the buy-in and collaboration of all... 


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Booyco
23rd February 2024

South African pioneer of proximity detection systems Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for zero harm in the mining sector. Acknowledged as a leader in the field, the... 


Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics
Putting people at the core of PDS implementation
13th February 2024

With the implementation of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) technology set to gather pace as surface mines seek to comply with gazetted regulations, PDS specialist Booyco Electronics is calling... 


Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) and Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) offer crucial vehicle-to-pedestrian and vehicle-to-vehicle detection capabilities
With Booyco Electronics, South Africa leads the way in PDS Technology
15th January 2024

In December 2022, South Africa implemented the Mine Health and Safety regulation focused on trackless mobile machinery. This regulation aims to reduce collisions involving diesel-powered trackless... 


Marula completes drilling programmes at South African project ahead of schedule
6th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has completed Phase 1 and 2 diamond drilling programmes at the Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine in South Africa, ahead of schedule,... 


Originating in Australia, the range of SafeGauge solutions is being distributed in South Africa by Proximity Detection Systems specialist, Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics hails safety breakthrough in live testing of large equipment
11th October 2023

While essential to effective maintenance, the live testing of mining vehicles and equipment can be hazardous and time consuming – but this has all changed with the SafeGauge range of digital... 


One of the fundamental achievements of BEAMS is its ability to analyse data to detect patterns which could indicate unsafe behaviour
Booyco Beams: Enhancing safety and productivity in mining operations
19th September 2023

Today, modern technology has become an integral part of mining operations, ensuring safety and improving productivity. Booyco Electronics, a leading player in proximity detection solutions, is at... 


The Booyco PDS has become synonymous with ensuring safety on surface mining sites
How Booyco PDS opens door to digital twin technology
3rd July 2023

Long respected for its contribution to mine safety, Proximity Detection System (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics has highlighted how data can be leveraged to improve safety on mines while making... 


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PDS data evolving beyond original use case
30th June 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The data captured by original equipment manufacturer Booyco Electronics’ proximity detection systems (PDS) not only helps enhance safety at surface mining operations but can also be used to improve... 


The Booyco CXS solution providing a comprehensive and integrated response to Level 7, Level 8 and Level 9 safety levels – as defined by the Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT).
Evolution of PDS Deepens its safety impact on mines
25th May 2023

Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) started out as a valuable mechanism to warn operators and pedestrians of imminent danger, but today they play even more powerful health and safety roles. These... 


Booyco Electronics shares collision avoidance insights in Australia
13th April 2023

Global mining majors are leading from the front in the application of proximity detection systems (PDS) in mine safety strategies, as was clearly demonstrated at the recent Collision Avoidance... 


Bell gears up to develop an underground mining business
5th April 2023

Bell Equipment has identified underground mining as an opportunity for growth. It has created a dedicated OEM business division to pursue this goal, including expanding the existing product range,... 


Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics
24th February 2023

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of proximity detection systems, continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for zero harm in the mining sector. An acknowledged leader in the field, the... 


PDS technology will continue to develop, particularly leveraging advancements in areas such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and other technologies.
Expanding the value proposition of the PDS
16th February 2023

That Proximity Detection System (PDS) technology has over the years ushered in a new era in mine safety management is no overstatement. Given the pace of development in the past two years, Anton... 


PDS technology will continue to develop, particularly leveraging advancements in areas such as the Internet of Things and other technologies
Expanding the value proposition of the PDS
6th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

That Proximity Detection System (PDS) technology has over the years ushered in a new era in mine safety management is no overstatement. Given the pace of development in the past two years, Booyco... 


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Strata Worldwide Celebrates 30 Years in Business
2nd February 2023

Strata Worldwide celebrates 30 years in business and would like to thank its loyal customers and suppliers for years of support. In partnering with them, Strata has become a trusted resource in the... 


Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics.
Latest technology embraced to prevent collisions
24th November 2022

Putting safe distance between people and the range of mobile equipment on surface mines – from off-road dump trucks to excavators and loaders – Collision Avoidance Systems (CAS) have become... 


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Reliable Power Transmission
14th October 2022

During the last 12 years, Level 2 BBBEE agricultural and industrial mechanisation equipment supplier AIM has focused on designing state-of –the-art equipment to introduce the latest technology into... 


The take-up of Booyco PDS technology has seen over 6500 sets of mining vehicle equipment installed across
Momentum behind collision prevention on mines
13th October 2022

While Proximity Detection Systems (PDSs) have been around for little more than 15 years, the offerings on the market today are streets ahead of what was first made available; this complexity has to... 


Strata advancing PDS, CAS uptake in South Africa
Strata advancing PDS, CAS uptake in South Africa
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Underground mining products and technology pioneer Strata Worldwide (SP Mine Safety) will, in the next 12 months, continue to develop its project at Black Rock mine, in South Africa’s Northern... 


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Booyco Electronics continues to play pivotal role in Zero Harm
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South African proximity detection system (PDS) pioneer Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for Zero Harm in the mining sector. An acknowledged leader in the field, the... 


Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics.
Booyco PDS global growth underpinned by collaboration agreements
18th August 2022

While global adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) – also known as Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) – is likely to accelerate in the near future, it is important to understand that... 


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SANS 1589 Failsafe Emergency Brakes
12th August 2022

Since the early 2010s, industrial equipment manufacturer and supplier AIM Equipment (B-BBEE Level 2) has devoted several resources into the design and development of true SANS 1589-certified brake... 


Booyco PDS global growth underpinned by collaboration agreements
29th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): While global adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) – also known as Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) – is likely to accelerate in the near future, it is important to... 


All mining operations must observe strict health and safety regulations to mitigate the risk of collisions between pedestrians and vehicles and between vehicles.
Momentum behind collision prevention on mines
28th July 2022

While Proximity Detection Systems (PDSs) have been around for little more than 15 years, the offerings on the market today are streets ahead of what was first made available; this complexity has to... 


Momentum behind Collision Prevention on mines
5th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): While Proximity Detection Systems (PDSs) have been around for little more than 15 years, the offerings on the market today are streets ahead of what was first made available;... 


Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics
24th June 2022

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying, construction, forestry and materials handling.... 


Booyco Electronics builds capability, skills in SA economy
9th June 2022

(Virtual Showroom): Driven by stringent mine safety requirements underpinned by legislation, South Africa is a global front-runner in proximity detection systems (PDS) with Booyco Electronics as a... 


Risk assessments by surface mines are a vital part of operating trackless mining machines (TMMs) safely, and are also required by the Mine Health and Safety Act.
Risk assessments accelerate Booyco PDS adoption
9th June 2022

Risk assessments by surface mines are a vital part of operating trackless mining machines (TMMs) safely, and are also required by the Mine Health and Safety Act. “It is therefore significant that... 


Risk assessments accelerate Booyco PDS adoption
18th May 2022

Risk assessments by surface mines are a vital part of operating trackless mining machines (TMMs) safely, and are also required by the Mine Health and Safety Act.  “It is therefore significant that... 


Prioritise the people aspect in PDS installation – Booyco
7th March 2022

(Showroom): As the implementation of proximity detection systems (PDS) takes centre stage at surface mining operations ahead of the yet-to-be-announced compliance deadline, leading PDS and CPS... 


Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics
The key role of training to drive automation in Africa
28th January 2022

While South Africa’s mining sector is still unsure of exactly what future safety legislation will require in terms of proximity detection systems (PDS) or collision prevention systems (CPS), there... 


Strata Worldwide
Machine Digitalization with StrataHubs from Strata Worldwide
25th January 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

In November 2021, Strata Worldwide announced a strategic partnership with Nerospec SK, a technology firm with a long history of making machines and miners safer, more efficient and more productive... 


Booyco stays at the leading edge of PDS technology
17th January 2022

As one of the earliest pioneers in proximity detection systems (PDS) and collision prevention system (CPS), Booyco Electronics has been pushing out the technology envelope for 15 years in the... 


South Africa at forefront of PDS and CPS technology evolution
22nd November 2021

Proximity detection systems (PDS) or Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) have come a long way in the  last decade, with South Africa‑based Booyco Electronics at the centre of key technological... 


Booyco Electronics’ CXS proximity detection system
Partnerships crucial to perfecting proximity detection
5th November 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Amid an increasingly digitalised and connected environment, mining customers are demanding integrated solutions in the mine health and safety space, which necessitates partnerships.  


Booyco Electronics extends footprint with strategic collaborations
30th September 2021

South Africa-based proximity detection specialist Booyco Electronics is broadening its global reach through collaboration agreements with selected technology integrators. Solutions from Booyco... 


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Battery Electric
3rd September 2021

Underground railway control systems manufacturer Battery Electric is a proudly South African company with a focus on the design and development of microprocessor-controlled underground mine... 


Collaboration between Booyco & Ramjack optimises technology value for mines
1st September 2021

As part of bringing its cutting-edge collision prevention system (CPS) or proximity detection system (PDS) technology to the world, South Africa-based Booyco Electronics is now in a strategic... 


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(Back left to right) Brothers Peter, Gary and Paul (Front) Irvine and Eunice
Bell Equipment - Original equipment manufacturing, distribution, support and export
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Bell Equipment’s roots date back to 1954 when Irvine Bell established a small engineering and agricultural equipment repair service in Empangeni,... 


SAFER, DEEPER MINING
From its inception, Ya Batho decided to make products appropriate in explosive environments and close to electronic equipment, without interference, to adhere to mining regulations
Testing can ensure safe communication on mines
2nd July 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

The potential dangers of working underground make reliable communication vital for improving safety and enhancing operational efficiency, says communications device provider Ya Batho sales and... 


THE BOOYCO CXS
The Booyco CXS is a comprehensive integrated response to Level 7, Level 8 and Level 9 safety levels as defined by EMESRT
Booyco CXS PDS installed in Chile
2nd July 2021

South African proximity detection system (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics has further extended its global reach, having secured a recent contract with a surface gold mine in Chile. The project... 


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