Archive for mining

Mining Company Partners with UAV Solutions Provider Airware

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 07, 2017

Luck Stone, the construction aggregate division of Richmond, Va.-based Luck Companies, plans to accelerate its growth in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology through a new partnership with Airware, a provider of commercial enterprise solutions for capturing and analyzing aerial data. [Read More]

Airobotics Drone to be Deployed in Australian Resources Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

Airobotics’ fully automated, industrial-grade drone platform will soon be deployed by South32, an Australian mining and metals company, to conduct surveying and mapping at its Worsley Alumina operation. The platform comprises a drone, an automated base station and cloud-based software. [Read More]

Simulator Gives UAS Operators a Taste of Mining Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

Simlat, a provider of training solutions for unmanned vehicles, has developed what it says are high-fidelity simulation capabilities for unmanned aircraft system (UAS)-based mining inspections. The mining package, as well as the utilities inspection package introduced a few months ago, [Read More]

DJI, Propeller Aero Create Turnkey Drone Solution for Construction/Mining

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2016

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) software company Propeller Aero has partnered with DJI to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and drive operational efficiency in the construction and mining industries. The partnership brings together DJI’s Matrice 100 drone [Read More]

Mining Industry Software Provider Invests in UAV Start-Up

Posted by UAO Staff on February 26, 2014

Maptek, an Australian provider of software, hardware and services for the mining industry, says it has made a significant investment in DroneMetrex, a start-up company based in Adelaide, South Australia, that has developed technology for aerial photogrammetric mapping from unmanned [Read More]