Meeting mining’s challenges with video surveillance

    In terms of tough working environments, there aren’t many more challenging than mining. And the overriding priority for the operators of mines is the safety of their employees. Clearly, no employer wants their workers’ health and wellbeing risked any more than is absolutely necessary in a potentially dangerous working environment. The vast majority of mine […]

      Video surveillance when the mining is over

      Global mining production has reached an all-time high, having nearly doubled in modern history from 9.6 billion metric tons in 1985 to 17.7 billion metric tons in 2018. And in mineral-rich South Africa, mining is an important part of the GDP employing nearly half a million people. With a major mining sector consisting of diamonds, […]

        With a UK threat attack ‘highly likely’, is our national infrastructure at risk?

        Our critical national infrastructure (CNI) underpins the foundation of our modern existence, yet as most of its operation takes place ‘behind the scenes’, it is often so seamless that we hardly notice it’s there. Energy, water supplies, transportation and even logistics are all essential components of our modern world. Disruption, damage to or sabotage of […]

          Safety and security in food production

          There’s a strong argument to say that food production should be regarded as much as a part of a nation’s critical industries as the provision of energy, water, healthcare and financial services. Disruption to the production of food, the potential danger this can present to consumers, and the shortages on supermarket shelves that this can […]

            Guarding against explosions in agriculture and food production

            Balancing safety and security is essential in any sector, and it’s certainly the case in agriculture and food production. While surveillance brings many benefits, it’s critical that any security solution plays a role in reducing other safety risks. Here we explore how explosion-protected cameras can offer all the benefits of high-quality surveillance, while also guarding […]

              Automated Flare Monitoring – A step towards digitalization

              Even to those not working in the oil and gas industry, the image of a burning flare above an industrial plant is a familiar one. For people working directly in the sector, the critical importance of gas flares in ensuring Health and Safety is well-understood. Industrial flaring is a regulatory requirement to manage the releases […]