The capture of high-resolution drone aerial survey data is a valuable tool in mine planning and stockpile volume calculation. Whilst many mines have invested in their own in-house UAV technology many more have seen the value of out-sourcing to a dedicated service provider. Australian UAV undertake mine related work in Australia and overseas.

We have found that the ability to drive to site, deploy aircraft within half an hour and have next day processed ortho-rectified photography provides clients with the flexibility to manage a site.

Full 3D terrain maps or contour maps assist with mine planning, bulk earthworks assessment and drainage analysis.

Australian UAV has a demonstrated track record of working in the mining industry and has in place the safety systems, construction site permits and equipment required for such operations.

We have a demonstrated track record in:

  • Aerial photography
  • Aerial asset inspection
  • End of month ROM pad surveys
  • Vegetation monitoring
  • Drainage analysis
  • Tailings dam monitoring

You can watch a short video demonstrating a quarry survey dataset here.

Landfill volume analysis