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Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics (Pty) Ltd is a market leader in the innovation and supply of specialised electronic safety equipment to the southern African mining sector. Some of these warning, locating and monitoring systems are unique in the industry and new products are being introduced to the line-up on an ongoing basis.


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. Underpinned by years of experience, substantial support infrastructure and its continued focus on... 

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 recognised local trailblazer with growing production and engineering capability. The company’s Jet... 

Mining leader in S Africa’s 4IR transformation

By: Tracy Hancock     22nd April 2022 While the South African mining industry in many aspects is leading the country’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the manufacturing sector is not as quick to adopt to new ways of working and the use of technology, says professional services firm PwC South Africa industrial manufacturing and... 

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 developer Booyco Electronics has encouraged mining companies to give equal impetus to both... 

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 is no mistaking that each mine has a responsibility to assess and mitigate ‘significant risk’. The... 

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 service of customers’ changing needs. “Understanding market requirements has always been the starting... 

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 advances. “When we were established in 2006, PDS was an exciting technology helping address mining... 

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 Electronics, a pioneering force in proximity detection systems (PDS) and collision avoidance, have been... 

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 locomotive controllers for battery, overhead trolley line and hydrogen fuel cell-powered systems. Through... 

Assess risk, plan ahead before deciding on PDS

21st April 2021 As mines work to improve the safety of their trackless operations, the starting point remains a detailed risk assessment that will guide the correct selection of technology and proximity detection systems (PDS). “There have been too many examples of mines incurring capital expenditure on PDS... 

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