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

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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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Meet a Dronepreneur — 5 Questions for Mark of Hewitt Precision Insights

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An experienced agriculture mechanic, Mark Hewitt of Hewitt Precision Insights is no stranger to delving deep into technology. However, when he discovered drones, he saw enough potential to build a business around them, and he now provides detailed aerial insights to crop growers across Minnesota. Waypoint caught up with Mark…

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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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Corridor Close-Up — Francois Gervaix Discusses senseFly’s New Linear Mapping Release

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At this month’s AUVSI Xponential show in Dallas, senseFly unveiled a new eBee Plus platform enhancement designed to simplify corridor mapping. Waypoint caught up with the company’s product lead, Francois Gervaix, to explore why documenting linear assets is so challenging and how senseFly Corridor addresses these challenges. Hi Francois. Let’s…

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