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 June 2018

Denel Group Chief Financial Officer Placed on Special Leave Pending Disciplinary Process

The Denel Board of Directors has put the Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO), Mr Odwa Mhlwana, on special leave pending a disciplinary process into serious allegations of misconduct against...

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8 June 2018

Denel Welcomes Debt Extension As It Embarks On Its Turnaround

The Board and Management of Denel SOC Limited confirmed that the company has been granted an extension to repay its unsecured debt that was due on Sunday June the 10th. The extension is on a R290m...

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15 May 2018

Denel Board Accepts Group Chief Executive's Resignation

The Denel Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of the group’s Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Zwelakhe Ntshepe, with effect from today.

Mr Ntshepe has been with the company for 20...

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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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