Advanced Safety & Monitoring Solutions
Monitech is an established and respected leader in safety and monitoring equipment to the African and American mining sectors. Since our establishment in 1995, we have been at the forefront of technological innovation for mine safety equipment, machine and environmental monitoring. By proactively ensuring safety of personnel and the working conditions in which they operate, production is not compromised, directly affecting the bottom line.
While our pedigree stems from Coal mining, our comprehensive range of products, available as EX d and intrinsically safe (IS), are geared for underground and surface applications across different mining sectors. Monitech’s market leadership stems from critical knowledge of the coal mining industry, consistent proven technical abilities, robust system design, comprehensive in-field testing and stringent manufacturing standards. Our technology is proven in some of the most extreme environments on earth.
World Class Safety in Mining
At Monitech our vision is of a world class safety culture across all industries we serve. Our mission is to provide the highest levels of expertise and service for protecting people, property and the environment, while providing value to the sector we operate in.
Our products are designed to exceed the most stringent safety and quality standards applicable to mining operations all over the world.
Testimony to this leadership are the improvements in safety and productivity provided to countless customers across the globe for the past 27 years.
Best in Class
At Monitech our team is made up of a highly qualified, rich in experience, highly motivated and dedicated team of best-in-class professionals. This team is a long-standing collaboration of leading engineers, designers, integration specialists, production, in-field technicians, mining specialists and customer relationship managers. Our extensive 24/7/365 no compromise approach includes design, manufacture, install and maintain.
We are equally committed to the ongoing professional and personal development of our employees. Year-on-year our initiatives in this area continue to exceed the requirements of the South African Mining Charter.
Code of Ethics
Integrity and honesty are the principles according to which we conduct all our activities. As a company Monitech, along with each of its employees, subscribe to a comprehensive Code of Ethics. The role of this Code is to support the application of the company’s values in all activities of management and staff. It is intended to guide all Monitech representatives in applying ethical standards to all aspects of their activities.
The Code of Ethics covers a variety of relevant issues, including confidentiality of information, electronic communication, remuneration practices and anti-corruption initiatives. All Monitech employees are expected to sign the Code, to signify their commitment to the principles and values that they imply.
In order to ensure consistency in the high standards of quality of our products, Monitech has a rigorous Quality Policy applicable to all manufacturing and service activities. This policy covers issues such as internal controls, continuous improvement, employee responsibility and regulatory compliance. Monitech adopts a zero-compromise approach to safety standards of the products we design and manufacture. Each product designed and manufactured at Monitech meets the standards required to meet the rigours and extremities of the environments for which they are built.
The company’s success in implementing and maintaining this Quality Policy has been independently certified to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standards. In addition to which Monitech has also been independently certified to ISO 45001: 2018 Health and Safety Management.
Health & Safety
In line with our mission of improving safety standards for all mining employees, Monitech is committed to an active Health and Safety programme. This programme regards the health and safety of all employees, clients, contractors and visitors as highest priority. Our products are developed to reduce operators’ exposure to hazardous environments and improve their on-site working conditions. By integrating best practice and user-centric design, we are helping mining companies achieve performance standards that surpass the industry’s toughest regulations, backed by our guarantee of service.
In order to safeguard the health and safety of every person associated with the company, Monitech seeks to integrate the highest levels of health and safety principles into management practices as well as into daily operational activities.
As a responsible corporate citizen operating in the mining industry, Monitech makes every effort to reduce its own direct ecological footprint and to design and manufacture its products so as to maximise their energy efficiency benefits for the company’s clients.
For the past five years, we have undertaken a carbon footprint analysis of our operations, according to the Corporate Standard of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. During this time, in spite of the rapid growth that the company has experienced, greenhouse gas emissions have remained relatively stable, pointing to a continual improvement in emissions efficiency.