Product Release Notes - December 2022
Catch up on Skycatch's latest Product Release notes.
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).
RMUS Partners With Skycatch to Deliver Advanced Automation Solutions for Mining
We are proud to announce our new partnership with Rocky Mountain Unmanned Systems (RMUS) to provide a range of digital mapping and data management solutions tailored for mining applications.
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.
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.
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.
3 Types of Highwall Mining Technology Making the Industry Safer
Mining is as much about gathering information as it is gathering metals and minerals. Similarly, as heavy equipment and extraction techniques have evolved over the years, so, too, have information-capturing techniques and technologies. Highwall mining, in particular, has come a long way, and modern mining operations are reaping the benefits with new mining solutions.
The Evolution of Data Capture and Analysis for Highwall Mining
Highwall mine analysis has come a long way, but progress didn’t happen overnight. For decades, accurately assessing slope stability and other highwall characteristics has been challenging, expensive and dangerous.
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.
Extracting Useable Minerals from Mining Waste in Tailings Dams
In order to reach the mineral resources, miners must first remove layers of topsoil and waste rock from the ground, and when extraction is more or less complete, you are left with a liquid slurry called ‘tailings’ that must also be disposed.