Mining

Simactive Works to Increase Value in Mining and Surveying Dr…

From Simactive Canadian mapping software company SimActive has added additional capacity to be able to automatically assess multiple volumes of material (aggregates and other material) for projects and to report based upon the findings. If the same area is being flown, users can then compare the volumes and access differences …

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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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The Delair UX11 UAV: Professional Grade Fixed Wing Covers Mo…

The Delair UX11 is a lightweight, professional grade fixed wing designed to cover more ground – and recent sales for mining and quarry environments indicate that customers are adopting it as a tool of choice. The recently released FAA Aerospace Forecast said that consumer grade drones used for commercial purposes (average …

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DroneLife Exclusive: CEO of Terra Drone India, Part of a Glo…

DRONELIFE recently caught up with Prateek Srivastava, CEO of Terra Drone India.  As India becomes a major player in the global drone industry, Srivastava gives his take on the commercial drone industry, unmanned traffic management (UTM), and where he sees the commercial market going in India. DRONELIFE:  Can you tell our …

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SimActive Expands its Partner Network for Medium Format Came…

SimActive Inc.,  recently announces the expansion of its network of resellers for medium format licenses. The new strategic alliances allow them to address the growing market need for processing imagery from medium format sensors. Partners include firms such as LiDARUSA, who offers SimActive’s Correlator3D™ to complement Phase One cameras. This …

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Drones in Mining: A Special Kind of Drone for Inaccessible S…

Mining is a rising vertical for the drone trade.  Drones have so much to supply mining: monitoring of distant operations, measuring stockpiles, and different geospatial functions have been adopted at scale in open mines. But there’s a wholly completely different space of the mine which will get much more profit …

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Inkonova’s Drone Can Fly, Roll & Climb to Map Underground

We’ve heard lots concerning the potential of drones when it comes to the mining trade. But most of the time these functions are related to mapping, modelling, monitoring the progress of operations and measuring stockpiles or stock above floor. A lesser identified use for drones is exploration beneath the floor. …

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