Mining and Aggregates

Terra Drone opens new branch in South Africa to aid underground mining

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Japan’s biggest drone firm, Terra Drone Corporation (TDC), has launched a new branch in South Africa, which focuses on drone solutions for underground and surface mining. TDC’s South African branch will offer mining solutions which improve safety, reduce time and costs, and increase the quality of data. South Africa, which was once one of the world’s largest gold producers, has fallen to the world’s 8th largest gold producer due to reduced mining output and the notable rise of production in other countries. Until recently, available drone technology for mining was limited due to lack of GPS signal and the ability
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AirWorks 2018: DJI and Kespry announce Mavic 2 Pro stockpile measurement team-up

Kespry and DJI have announced a new partnership to offer the DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone as part of the Kespry stockpile measurement solution for mining and aggregates companies. The solution will deliver Kespry’s autonomous flight and aerial intelligence experience for stockpile measurement using a DJI drone. Kespry hopes that the addition to its services will enable large aggregates and mining companies to standardise and capture stockpile data across all of its sites in the Kespry platform, while continuing to use the Kespry 2s drones to support mine and site planning operations. The company says the integration of data captured
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