Satellite radar system targets tailings safety

Synspective, a Tokyo-based SAR (synthetic aperture radar) satellite data and solutions provider, and Insight Terra, a London-based start-up providing a cloud based environmental and infrastructure risk management platform and solutions, have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver a new space enabled data and monitoring solution for the mining industry.

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Berkeley Pit and Butte, Montana Credit: Nasa

The companies said their solution uses satellites and earth observation coupled with ground sensors to monitor mine tailings facilities.

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