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drone registeration

A safer battery to power drones in underground mines

David Wetz, an electrical engineering professor at The University of Texas is helping develop a safer battery to power drones used to inspect hazards at the mine sites. Dr. Wetz and the whole team...

drone registeration

Mining companies urged to ensure drone registration

Civil Aviation Safety Authority has confirmed that mining companies are being urged to ensure drones are registered now ahead of the 28 January deadline. Miners using drones to inspect sites or...

illegal fossicking

Drone technology used to target illegal fossicking

The NSW Resources Regulator has teamed up with the National Parks and Wildlife Service to target illegal fossicking in the Torrington State Conservation Area. Resources Regulator’s Director of...

Heliguy has shipped $500K worth of DJI drones to African mining companies

Heliguy ships drones to Africa

Drone supplier, Heliguy has supplied nearly AUD $500,000 worth of drone stock to major mining companies in Africa for use across a range of applications. Heliguy a leading supplier of DJI drones has...

a slope stability issue has triggered a response at the gongo soco mine

Slope stability issues plague Vale’s Gongo Soco mine

Slope stability issues in a tailings dam wall at Vale’s Brazilian Gongo Soco mine have triggered a range of preparedness measures in anticipation of another dam wall failure. Vale reported that...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle | Drone contract awarded

A Brisbane-based drone company has secured $US2.45 million in international capital investment to expand its tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle business into overseas markets, following a range of...