Safety is paramount in any mining site, and traditional scoping efforts have often put human lives at risk. In addition, obtaining a comprehensive and accurate bird’s-eye view of a mining site has always presented a challenge, surveyors take 3-4 days to calculate stockpiles. This is coupled with dangerous hikes for surveyors to ascertain volumes.
SKT Aeroshutter's main application of UAVs in a mining context is for the all-important task of site scoping and mapping. Using UAVs to carry out mapping work is in many ways the most logical option, when considering the numerous benefits this technology brings including improved safety, boosting productivity, reliability and cost effective