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How LafargeHolcim Uses Drones to Manage its Stockpile Inventory & Optimise Efficiency (VIDEO)

Inspired by the unmanned aircraft use of its Nigerian sister company, cement producer LafargeHolcim Tanzania turned to senseFly’s eBee UAV technology to help its team better manage its stockpile inventory and optimise its blast planning. LafargeHolcim’s Tanzania operation, near the border of northern Malawi, Burundi, and the DRC, includes both…

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Fast Fleet — How Aerial Applications Used 10 eBee Drones to Assess Post-Hurricane Damage

A common challenge that organisations face when adopting drone technology is choosing platforms that are simple enough for several staff to operate, rather than only one technical manager having the knowledge required to put the company’s UAS resource to work. One such company, Aerial Applications of Pennsylvania, tackled this challenge by adopting senseFly eBee drones…

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Drones for Good 2.0 — How WeRobotics is Redefining the Use of Unmanned Systems in Developing Countries

Robotics undoubtedly has the potential to improve lives in the developing world. However, with limited budgets and expertise on the ground, putting this technology in place is no small task. Step forwards WeRobotics, a new Swiss/American NGO dedicated to meeting this goal through the creation of in-country ‘flying labs’. Co-founder…

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Building the Future of Quarry Monitoring (Case Study)

In senseFly’s latest case study, we learn how French quarry operator, Groupe CB, turned to drone data analytics expert Redbird (recently acquired by Airware) to provide accurate, cloud-based geospatial data across nine of its sites. This new, aerial approach led to: A major improvement in on-site safety A five-fold reduction in survey…

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