Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, has announced the results of a survey of the company’s mining and aggregates customers.
According to Kespry, the survey revealed that 20% of the companies are saving $50,000-$100,000+ per year with Kespry, and 24% are saving $30,000-$49,999 per year. In addition, 15% are saving 600-2,400 hours in employee time per year, with another 27% saving 120-240 hours per year.
Kespry surveyed its 220 mining and aggregates customers who use its platform across 3,311 work sites across North America, with 22,987 missions in 2018 alone. These companies typically use Kespry for inventory management, mine planning, materials management and contractor benchmarking.
Also according to the survey, 78% said Kespry enables them to more frequently survey their sites on demand, with 65% achieving greater data accuracy while reducing discrepancies and rework. Additionally, 69% of customers survey their sites monthly or weekly, with 36% engaged in large-scale surveys of 15 or more sites. Fifty-five percent of Kespry customers stated they have achieved safer operations as a result of using the company’s technology.
Further, 82% of respondents said Kespry’s ease of use also played a major factor in their decision to adopt the platform. Seventy-nine percent chose Kespry for speed of data capture and turn-around, and another 64% selected Kespry for its turnkey hardware guarantee, designed to maximize uptime. Fifty percent of respondents said they replaced contracted surveyors, measuring wheels, and GPS base and rover technology with Kespry.
“These survey results highlight why our growing customer base continues expanding its usage of Kespry,” says George Mathew, CEO of Kespry. “More and more mining and aggregates companies are experiencing tremendous productivity, efficiency and safety benefits as they standardize on Kespry and roll out our platform across multiple sites and geographies. We couldn’t be more pleased with the positive feedback and insight into how Kespry is positively impacting companies’ operations and the day-to-day lives of mining and aggregates employees for the better.”
More information the survey can be found here.