Drones feed into digitalised workflow

Drones feed into digitalised workflow

Miners are looking to collect data that's more accurate and requires less human intervention

Innovation

23 APRIL 2019
Skycatch, Komatsu drone kit offers near real-time data

Skycatch, Komatsu drone kit offers near real-time data

Komatsu Australia and Skycatch bring drone data platform to mine sites in Oceania

Taranis taps three consultants to tackle Thor

Taranis taps three consultants to tackle Thor

Consultants selected will assist with engineering, environmental studies and surveying

Natural resources

27 MARCH 2019
UNEXMIN robot field trials begin at Urgeiriça

UNEXMIN robot field trials begin at Urgeiriça

The third set of UNEXMIN's field trials, at the inactive Urgeiriça mine in Portugal, is now ongoing

Exploration

08 MARCH 2019
Carrying the load

Carrying the load

Donna Schmidt looks at how drone surveying and big data are affecting haul road management

Maintenance

28 FEBRUARY 2019
Gexcel introduces new Heron family for 3-D mapping

Gexcel introduces new Heron family for 3-D mapping

Italian firm Gexcel has introduced the new Heron indoor mobile mapping system

Technology / innovation

19 DECEMBER 2018
Devico buys into Downhole Surveys

Devico buys into Downhole Surveys

Devico is now the majority owner of Downhole Surveys, an Australian provider of downhole instruments...

Supply chain management

26 NOVEMBER 2018
Satellite combo could benefit WA mining

Satellite combo could benefit WA mining

The recent launch of new Japanese satellites has boosted satellite positioning capabilities in WA

Logistics

27 JULY 2018
Drone data start-up scores further funding

Drone data start-up scores further funding

New funding will fuel expansion and innovation at Propeller Aero

Investment

14 JUNE 2018
Aurecon brings new UAV software to surveying

Aurecon brings new UAV software to surveying

Aurecon is developing a new software technology for surveying

Exploration

08 JUNE 2018
Hexagon measuring tech adds precision to underground mining

Hexagon measuring tech adds precision to underground mining

Hexagon's MS60 multistation was demoed at the University of Arizona's San Xavier underground mine

UNEXMIN robot prototype shipped to Finland for Kaatiala pilot trial

UNEXMIN robot prototype shipped to Finland for Kaatiala pilot trial

The first UX-1 robot prototype has been shipped to Finland in time for the first UNEXMIN pilot trial...

Investment

30 MAY 2018