First Quantum to Boost Security at Zambian Mine

11 October 2010 (Last Updated October 11th, 2010 18:30)

First Quantum Minerals will install a security surveillance system to protect sensitive areas at the Kanshansi copper mine, in north-western Zambia. The company has appointed C3 Shared Services to design and install charge-coupled device cameras, high-speed domes and intelligent video ana

First Quantum Minerals will install a security surveillance system to protect sensitive areas at the Kanshansi copper mine, in north-western Zambia.

The company has appointed C3 Shared Services to design and install charge-coupled device cameras, high-speed domes and intelligent video analytics to protect the perimeter and entrances, to help monitor all processes within the processing plant.

The intelligent video analytics help to detect and alert control room operators to any intrusions on the perimeter fence and within the mine area, while the high-speed domes allow for the finer details within the plant to be monitored, reports Mining Weekly.