Reutech Mining, a division of Reutech (Pty) Ltd, recently announced that the South African-based company OPTRON (Pty) Ltd has been appointed as the distributor of a range of products for the African continent.

The range of products that OPTRON will distribute includes the following:

  • The Movement and Surveying Radar (MSR) slope stability radars and software
  • Slope Vision camera systems
  • Reutech Digital Compass (RDC)
  • Multi-Purpose Platform (MPP)
  • Sub-Surface Profiler (SPP).

“We are very excited to further enhance our distribution channels into Africa,” said Jan de Beer, Reutech Mining Executive Manager.

Reutech Mining’s modular Movement and Surveying Radar. Image credit: Reutech (Pty) Ltd

Reutech Mining’s modular Movement and Surveying Radar. Image credit: Reutech (Pty) Ltd

“Reutech Mining has been supplying industry-leading geotechnical monitoring solutions to the mining industry since 2006. OPTRON brings more than 35 years of experience to our distributor portfolio, having supplied and supported a wide range of expert positioning technologies to the mining industry. Through the new partnership we will augment our collective ranges, and we look forward to our partnership with OPTRON in the years to come,” continued de Beer.

Johann Erbe, OPTRON Strategic Projects Director, said, “Reutech Mining’s world-class technology offering, combined with 24/7 support and services capability, is an ideal fit to our strategy of supplying leading technology coupled with enabling services to the mining industry.

“A big part of OPTRON’s success of distribution in sub-Saharan Africa is based on clear role definition between our OEM suppliers and ourselves. Such an understanding of who does what leads to the confidence of being able to invest in the future, and our partnership with Reutech Mining gives us that. We look forward to a long, mutually beneficial relationship with Reutech Mining.”

Reutech Mining offers slope stability, underground and security products and services for application in the global mining and commercial industries.