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Highlighting Careers: Flying Drones in the Mining Industry

October 17, 2023

Dr. Richard Bishop visits the SME Headquarters to talk about how he uses drones in the mining and minerals industry, from LiDAR scanning, photogrammetry, to scanning underground mine pillars for stability. Once the drone data has been collected, he then talks about how he uses that data in the office. For more information on what mining careers could look like in the future, see the SME series “Jobs of Tomorrow” found online for free here: Surface and underground mine footage captured by Richard Bishop in collaboration with Exyn Technologies: