MTS is committed to using equipment that is fit-for-purpose and complies with recognised standards, and to providing best-practice solutions derived from many years of experience in the field.

Mine Technology Services (MTS) is a UK-based company providing the African mining industry with product, skills, service, auditing and training packages tailored for mining mobile equipment.

With operations based in Botswana (Sepia Solutions), we are Africa’s only dedicated provider of mining machine remote-control systems, proximity detection systems, and machine data and management systems.

MTS’s solutions incorporate leading technology with an outstanding level of industry knowledge, customer support and service.

We have distribution agreements with leading manufacturers including Nautilus, AutoKontrol, Brigade Electronics and Vision X.

Remote Control Systems

Mine Technology Services Ltd (MTS) is the Africa distributor for Nautilus International’s radio remote, tele-remote and automation systems. Whether providing line-of-sight, multiple machine automation systems, control room operational centres or proximity detection, MTS can offer a quality and cost-effective solution.

Nautilus provides small, simple and durable hardware with detailed documentation enabling mine-based personnel to service and repair the equipment. This radio control and automation equipment is fitted to the smallest and largest underground loaders available.

Nautilus’s 35 years of remote-control engineering and MTS’s remote-control experience and knowledge of Africa’s conditions are an excellent platform to provide quality remote control mining solutions. Please view the information sheets and contact MTS for additional assistance.

Nautilus remote control solutions

  • Radio-control equipment for all mining
  • Line-of-Sight machines in surface and underground mining applications
  • Tele-remote equipment for temporary remote applications
  • Long term tele-remote solutions placing the operator up to 30 kms away from the machine
  • Advanced Guidance Systems (AGS) using a complete mapping system programmable by the operator to automatically control the machine’s tramming functions through the mine
  • Proximity detection safety solutions protecting personnel from mining equipment
  • Remote control equipment for CANbus-controlled machines
  • Advanced Guidance Systems for underground trucks
  • Multiple-machine operation by one operator

Underground Loader Advanced Guidance System (AGS)

Introducing the most advanced but least complicated underground loader automation system to the African mining industry.

Mining Tele-Remote Control Systems

Introducing the Nautilus mobile plant tele-remote control solution for underground and surface applications.

Underground Mining Line-of-sight Remote Control Systems

Introducing the Nautilus TC5 Thumb Controller Line-of-Sight Solution.

Underground Mining Tele-Remote Control Operations

Introducing 4 different operations for tele-remote control underground mining.

Vehicle Speed Limiters

Mine Technology Services Ltd (MTS) is a supplier of the AutoKontrol vehicle speed-limiting products which provide a speed-limiting solution for any vehicle type from a quadbike to 400 ton mining off-highway dump truck. The needs and applications of speed-limiters are varied, including country and regional regulations governing requirements and design. MTS can provide an exact solution to suit any vehicle type and environment, including such options as geo-fencing, and data logging of speed events.

Why install MTS’s AutoKontrol systems?


  • Country, regional or client regulations
  • Insurance company stipulations
  • Corporate policy

Financial Benefits

  • Fuel savings
  • Lower insurance premiums

Duty of Care

  • Improved safety for road users
  • Increased driver confidence
Vehicle management
  • Extended vehicle life
  • Reduced breakdowns and machine downtime
  • Improved tyre and brake life
  • Reduced fuel usage
  • Reduced engine damage
Corporate responsibility
  • 3 year warranty on the equipment
  • Global certification and accreditation
  • 35 years of vehicle speed limiting experience
  • The preferred option for most vehicle manufacturers in the world
  • Solely focused on speed limiting industry: do not provide any other products
  • Worldwide distribution network
  • Patented drive-by-wire system
  • Comprehensive worldwide products liability insurance
  • Manufactured to BS EN ISO9001/2008 globally recognised standard
  • Can speed-limit any vehicle or machine type


Machine data loggers

MTS has several data logger options for collection of machine digital and analogue events such as engine hours, utilization, standing/idle time, and speed. This data can be retrieved by any hand-held Bluetooth capable device, Wi-Fi, and automatic uploading through a network or cellular G3. These applications are designed for underground or surface mining, but also can be used in any industrial application.

Equipment monitoring

MTS has options on equipment health monitoring, including machine tracking solutions. This can be included with the data logging solution.