Skycatch sees under-cover role for drones

Former US navy man turned serial tech entrepreneur Christian Sanz sees plenty of applications for drones in the skies above mines and project sites, but is convinced the technology can also be highly effective underground as a safety and productivity aid.

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“As soon as 2020, drones could be our eyes below ground,” he says.

“Drone technology will massively reduce the casualties that have plagued mining since its dawn.