Visibility of underground and open pit operations delivers safety and productivity

Developed to address the complex demands of the mining and tunneling industry, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Crew Companion introduces a standard safety system, that combines both flexible hardware and software to offer real time information at the precise moment it is required.

The safety of personnel working underground is constantly being monitored and addressed by HS&E directives. Significant effort and planning is taken into account when considering possible emergency situations. Locating employees in a timely manner is crucial. A primary feature of the Crew Companion solution is that it significantly improves personnel safety. It ensures the highly efficient handling of evacuation situations and improves safety in day-to-day operations.


Crew Companion from IDENTEC SOLUTIONS delivers real-time visibility of personnel to maximize safety, security and productivity.

Reliable and robust, the design of the system draws on decades of on-the-job experience and close collaboration with the industry to provide a solution which exceeds the most stringent regulatory requirements. It will operate effectively without human intervention and both hardware and software can be remotely administered from the control room.

People Tracking Software

Scalable Solution

The fully scalable and customizable Crew Companion solution features several integrated optional modules built on the highly dependable backbone providing our customers with automated personnel safety, access control systems and workflow optimization solutions, in-line with HS&E and business requirements. The solutions are built on “best practice” industry business cases to enable value creation in all solutions provided to our customers .

  • icon-check Personnel registration system
  • icon-check Automated mustering system
  • icon-check Mobile mustering
  • icon-check Access control system
  • icon-check Certification logging
  • icon-check Integration with multiple HR databases
  • icon-check Custom reporting
  • icon-check Active and passive monitoring

Mobile Mustering

The mobile mustering module of Crew Companion increases security and improves efficiency during an emergency situation.

  • Automated headcount per mustering zone
  • Manual mustering of personnel without tag
  • Flexible mustering zone allocation
  • Simple relocation of mustering points
  • Real-time identification of missing personnel
  • Offline mode to mitigate network connectivity issues

The feature can also be used to verify registered tag information, and check if the authorized tag owner is carrying the tag.

Why choose Crew Companion

Being developed together with industry professionals, Crew Companion implements best practice for handling automatic mustering.

  • icon-check Automated head count
  • icon-check Visibility of location
  • icon-check Automated mustering
  • icon-check Increased efficiency during emergency drills
  • icon-check Monitor key mustering KPIs
  • icon-check Cost efficient solution
  • icon-check Audit trail