Aerial perspective

The use of UAVs in the mining industry is increasing rapidly. Ailbhe Goodbody looks at their applications and technology, and examines their future in mining

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A Trimble UX5 UAV working over a quarry

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also sometimes known as drones, are ideal for a number of applications in the mining industry, depending on the size of the mine.