Drones get ready for take-off

Drones get ready for take-off

A willingness to trial emerging methods is driving greater adoption of emerging drone tech.

Exploration

24 MARCH 2021
 Exyn signs drone data deal with Sandvik

Exyn signs drone data deal with Sandvik

Integration is particularly useful for GPS-denied locations

Exploration

09 MARCH 2021
Drone aimed at better blast monitoring

Drone aimed at better blast monitoring

New product enables the retrieval of blast movement monitors without the need to walk the muck pile....

Technology / innovation

03 FEBRUARY 2021
Velodyne Lidar signs sales deal with Emesent

Velodyne Lidar signs sales deal with Emesent

Hovermap uses the Puck LITE lidar as its primary perception and mapping sensor.

Exploration

27 JANUARY 2021
Hovermap helps Petra save money

Hovermap helps Petra save money

Dwyka spent a day at Finsch scanning with Hovermap.

Exploration

11 JANUARY 2021
Drone maker Percepto gets regulatory nods

Drone maker Percepto gets regulatory nods

Company closer to full US Federal Aviation Administration certification.

Innovation

17 DECEMBER 2020
Drones find coal fires in China

Drones find coal fires in China

Thermal anomalies in the fire zone were made "very obvious" by the infrared data.

Innovation

25 AUGUST 2020
Sandvik, Exyn to partner on autonomous systems

Sandvik, Exyn to partner on autonomous systems

Adding visualisation to Sandvik's automation system.

Innovation

20 JULY 2020
Rupert Resources uses Exyn autonomous drones at historic mine

Rupert Resources uses Exyn autonomous drones at historic mine

Exyn's autonomous drones map historic gold mine in northern Finland

Exploration

02 MARCH 2020
Airobotics integrates LiDAR into drones

Airobotics integrates LiDAR into drones

Airobotics has announced the introduction of LiDAR capabilities on its drones

Innovation

31 JANUARY 2019
Airobotics gets CASA approval for unmanned drones

Airobotics gets CASA approval for unmanned drones

Airobotics receives CASA approval for BVLOS drone flights from a remote operations centre

Innovation

24 JANUARY 2019
Airobotics gets US FAA green light for BVLOS drone use

Airobotics gets US FAA green light for BVLOS drone use

CoW will allow Airobotics to operate its automated drones Beyond Visual Line of Sight

Innovation

07 DECEMBER 2018