A Global Leader in Creating a Safer World
Operating in the defence, security, aerospace and related technology solutions
ERWs

Commercial mine clearance operations

CANINE SERVICES

Training and operational deployment of detection dogs.

VEHICLES

Designed, manufactured and tested

Mine-Protected vehicles from MECHEM.

MECHEM

Remote Life Support Services

TECHNOLOGIES

A Toolbox approach to demining that employs

a diverse range of applications

TRAINING

A proven capacity to provide training in all of

the different disciplines within this field of work.

Welcome to Denel Mechem

Denel MECHEM had its origins as the Applied Chemistry Unit (ACU) of the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of South Africa) tasked with research and development of mechanical and chemical solutions to defence related problems giving way to the name MECHEM. The cessation of the border war in the 1980s saw MECHEM changing its focus from largely R&D to demining and started commercial demining in 1991. MECHEM is a business unit of Denel Land Systems, a subsidiary of Denel (SOC) Ltd and wholly owned by South African government.

 

MECHEM, a global leader in creating a safer world, through providing continuous quality:

  • Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Clearance Solutions
  • Specialised Canine Products and Services
  • Mine Protected Vehicles
  • Ancillary Equipment
  • Related Skills Development
  • Field Facility Services (FFS)

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News & Press

24 March 2017

Denel Seeks Closure On The Legality Of Denel Asia JV

Denel has applied to the High Court of South Africa in Gauteng for an order declaring that it obtained approval to form a joint venture with VR Laser Asia which resulted in the establishment of...

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11 March 2017

Denel and tkMS sign MOU to collaborate on Submarine and Frigate Upgrades

As Denel gets ready to revive the Naval Dockyard facilities in Simonstown, the company is collaborating with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (tkMS) for joint support of the SA Navy frigates and...

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10 March 2017

Celebrating Top Academic Achievement In Critical And Scarce Skills At Awards Event

Denel’s top academic performers from the company’s Schools Outreach Programme (SOP), the Group’s Bursary scheme and the Denel Technical Academy will be celebrated at the company’s annual...

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Contact Denel

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+27 12 620 9111
marketing@mechem.co.za
368 Selborne Ave, Lyttelton, Centurion, 0140, South Africa
P.O. Box 14864, Lyttelton, 0140, South Africa

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