Posts tagged as drone

Rope access and drone combo for maintenance

Skyriders has carried out routine inspections of two smokestacks and one cooling tower using a combination of rope access and drones for client Dundee Precious Metals at the Tsumeb Namibia mining operation. The drones completed a general internal visual inspection, followed by detailed visual inspection and core sampling by a six-person rope-access team. The deliverable […]

Flying into the future: drones make their mark

  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are more than simply hobbyists’ toys or military hardware. Although they can be, and often are, used for recreational purposes as well in security-related applications, the latest versions are being used in various commercial, environmental, industrial, surveying and agricultural applications. Drones Conference 2017, which was held […]