Posts tagged as Rocketmine

Achieving near real-time volume data delivery in opencast mining

The mining industry is currently experiencing one of the most evolutionary phases of its time. After witnessing a relatively reluctant adaption to drone technology, customers are now demanding a faster data turnaround due to increasing production pressures and internal incentives. With faster processing hardware and improved software processing turnaround, raw drone data has now given […]

Drone company secures mining contracts

Rocketmine, a subsidiary of the international Delta Drone Group, has renewed its contract with South African mining giant, Exxaro Resources Group. The drone company will provide survey and mapping solutions to the Grootegeluk site in the Limpopo Province as part of the mining company’s plan to evolve towards the “digitised mine of the future”, where […]

UAV company passes two safety audits

Rocketmine, a Delta Drone Group subsidiary, has obtained both Basic Compliance Verification (BCV) and Basic Aviation Risk Standards (BARS) certifications after almost a year of auditing through independent consultants SGS Aviation Compliance. The company’s own Safety and Quality departments, in conjunction with qualified pilots and operational staff, drew on daily safety experience and practice to […]

Drone operators test their skill

Rocketmine and other drone operators put their skills and knowledge to the test in the second annual Rocketmine Pilot Day held at the Cors-Air Airfield near Bapsfontein on 23 September 2017. Pilot Day is part of the drone service provider’s internal performance evaluation programme “Stripe”, a reference to the stripes on airline pilot uniforms indicating […]