Becker Mining South Africa PTY Ltd. has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of a Collision Avoidance System (CAS) at a copper mine in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, that also operates a smelter and refinery complex.
“Becker – a key supplier to this mine of dependable safety and communications technologies for over 15 years - provides turnkey CAS, tagging and tracking and related communication systems,” says Andrew Trentelman, senior general manager: electronics, Becker Mining SA PTY Ltd.. “This project also includes updating existing older generation CAS to the latest Becker CAS, which complies to stringent regulations of the Mine Health and Safety Act.”
Becker’s latest patented tri-technology CAS, is the only system globally that combines three technologies - UHF, radar and electromagnetic - into one scalable system. An early warning indication that alerts operators to the presence of personnel and vehicles in the vicinity, prevents fatalities, injuries and damage.
These modular systems, which range from a simple, low-cost single technology system, to an integrated multi-technological system, encompass all aspects of the most advanced mining communications and technology.
Becker Mining South Africa PTY Ltd. provides high performance, fit for purpose solutions that include leaky feeders, Wi-Fi, tagging and tracking, as well as collision avoidance solutions, to the underground and surface mining industry. In addition to communication solutions we also offer IS and flameproof underground electrical reticulation products, as well as fluid transfer, rigging and rope attachment systems.