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

18 October 2017

South African Deminers Achieve Major Success In Foreign Conflict Zone

Demining teams from Mechem have lifted more than 23 000 landmines over an eight-month period on the eastern border of Turkey. This is regarded as one of the most significant achievements ever in...

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11 October 2017

Denel Boosts Confidence Of Matriculants Prior To Big Exams

Matriculants across the country who attended enrichment classes and spring camps offered by Denel are looking forward with great confidence to the coming year-end exams.

They expect to follow in...

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4 October 2017

Denel Committed To Good Corporate Governance

Denel has noted media reports with regards to the allegations of refusing to release an adjusted audit report which would state that Denel has an unqualified audit with irregular expenditure from...

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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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