mining

Product Release Notes - January 2023

Catch up on Skycatch's latest Product Release notes for both DataHub and EdgePlus.

Product Release Notes - December 2022

Catch up on Skycatch's latest Product Release notes.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Drone Mapping Projects with Skycatch Edge Solutions

Skycatch Edge Solutions - data processing products powered by Skycatch Vision Engine (SVE).

Exploración minera en 2022: las principales tendencias a seguir

La industria minera ha pasado por tiempos complicados en los últimos años debido a las fluctuaciones en los precios de materias primas, cadenas de suministro extendidas, los impactos de COVID-19 y operaciones remotas, y la creciente presión en torno a las exigencias de regulaciones ambientales, sociales y de gobernanza (ESG).

How to Automate Drone Mapping to Create Efficiency and Scalability

To some, the idea of drone flight with imaging equipment to create maps would’ve sounded like science fiction until recently. Today, more and more mining businesses rely on drone mapping to save time and money when mapping and land surveying.

Skycatch and UPG Sign Exclusive Partnership to Distribute RPAS Technology in ANZ

Skycatch is pleased to announce that following the acquisition of HL Geospatial by UPG (Ultimate Positioning Group Pty Ltd), the three-year partnership established in Western Australia will now be carried forward by UPG as the distribution partner for all of Australia and New Zealand.

8 Ways Mining Companies Can Enhance ROI and Productivity

Over the past several years, professionals in the mining industry have faced significant challenges despite continuing to expand innovation in the field.

Trends Impacting Mining: What to Expect in 2022 and Beyond

The mining industry has been through its fair share of upheaval over the past few years due to fluctuations in commodity prices, extended supply chains, COVID-19 impacts and remote operations and increasing pressure around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impacts.

Mitigating Mining’s Environmental Impact With Technology

Traditionally, tailings dam monitoring has been a tedious, manual process with mixed results. Mine operators bore holes along the dam surrounding the tailings storage facility (TSF), then periodically visited those spots to take measurements.

How Deployment of High Accuracy Drones Makes Surface Mining Safer

Drones are no longer "a nice to have" option at an open-pit mining site. They have become a necessity to explore and survey land, assist with drill and blast planning, measure stockpiles and capture data from vast highwall mining sites.

Experts Discuss Tailings and Innovative Monitoring Technologies

Huge thanks to Antonio Caires, Henrique Alves, and Sean Hinchberger for contributing to such a dynamic and informative discussion. With over 50 years’ experience between them, we had a lot to learn from their insights related to current trends as well as developing technologies that could make TSFs safer, more secure, and more sustainable going forwards.

What Does Earth Day Mean for Mining Companies?

The team at Skycatch is just a small percentage of the world’s population who are coming together to celebrate Earth Day today. It is estimated that more than 1 billion people worldwide take part in Earth Day initiatives every year, and we know that every single one of us counts.

Expanding Digital Transformation is Top of Mind for Miners in 2021

As we continue to work with our customers and learn more about their needs in the new year, one theme has come through loud and clear. The number one focus for 2021 is to expand and capitalize on their company and department's digital transformation efforts.

How Surveying Is No Longer The Highwall Mining Data Bottleneck

Capturing good, accurate data for highwall mining analysis has been a persistent challenge facing the mining industry, and we think it’s one worth improving.

How Digital Innovation in Mining is Changing the Face of the Industry

Techniques have come a long way since the Romans first began digging for tin using iron chisels and hammers—now we have all sorts of machinery to make the excavation and extraction of minerals safer and more accurate.

Mining Industry Convention and Expo Goes Virtual

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has hosted an annual, in-person convention focused on current affairs, legislation and new mining technologies affecting the mining industry.

NVIDIA Tells The Skycatch Story on Their Blog

Skycatch has recently been featured in the "Autonomous Machines" section of the well respected and followed NVIDIA blog.

Skycatch Partners with FEDS on Mining Technology in the Middle East

Skycatch is proud to announce a new reselling agreement with FEDS / The Drone Center for the Middle East. 

Skycatch Partners with Dwyka to Provide Mining Solutions in South Africa

Skycatch is proud to announce our new channel partnership with Dwyka Mining Services, a leading mining solutions provider headquartered in South Africa.

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