Kespry has announced the results of the industry’s first mining and aggregates customer survey which has illustrated the significant benefits the company offers.
The drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider surveyed 220 North America-based mining and aggregates companies that use its platform for inventory management, mine planning, materials management, contractor benchmarking, and boosting employee safety across 3,311 worksites.
Amongst the survey’s results was that a fifth of the companies surveyed said they were saving $50,000 (£40k) – $100,000+ (£80k) a year using Kespry, with a further 24% in the $30,000-$49,999 bracket.
There was also evidence that firms are saving a significant number of employee hours by using the platform, with 15% claiming to save between 600 and 2,400 hours and 27% saying the figure was between 120 and 240 hours.
The firm’s CEO, George Matthew, said: “These survey results highlight why our growing customer base continues expanding its usage 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.”
Other results from the survey included; 78% said they were more frequently able to survey their sites on demand; 65% achieved greater data accuracy while reducing discrepancies and rework; and 55% stated they have achieved safer operations as a result of using the company’s technology.
Firms were also asked what led them to adopt Kespry, with 82% saying the platform’s ease of use played a role, 79% praising the speed of data capture and turnaround and 64% choosing the system for its turnkey hardware guarantee designed to maximize uptime.
Delivering a fully integrated solution from drone data capture to industry-specific analytics, Kespry serves customers across North America, Europe and Australia, including John Deere, Hancock Claims Consultants, Catastrophe Response Unit (CRU), Lehigh Hanson/Heidelberg, and Colas USA.