A Global Defence Technology Company
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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What does Denel mean?

DENEL stands for Detonics, Numerous, Electronics




News & Press

12 November 2019

Denel Artillery Reaches New Milestone

Denel’s global leadership in long-range artillery was on display last week when record distances and unmatched accuracy were achieved during testing in the Northern Cape.

Long-range guns...

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30 October 2019

Ensuring Access To Quality Ammunition For Law Enforcement

Quality assurance is an over-riding priority in the manufacturing of the small- and medium calibre ammunition used by the South Africa’s defence and police services.

Denel PMP, located in...

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4 October 2019

Denel Implements Critical Steps To Grow Business And Return To Sustainability

Denel has reached a critical stage in its transition to, once again, become a respected defence and technology company within the local and global arenas and a valuable public asset that the...

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Contact Denel

Contact us directly or feel free to send us an online enquiry.

+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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