Drone Solutions for Construction

Map, measure, and report the progress of your construction project using accurate aerial data.

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Using drone data and the Propeller Platform in civil construction to track job progress, monitor quality, and resolve disputes easier, saves you time and money when compared to traditional survey methods.

Establish accurate, reliable ground control easily with our AeroPoints™. Know your progress against design in a few clicks. Capture your own topos. Generate cut and fill maps. Measure distances, grades, and heights in a fraction of the time. Use your 3D survey to have a visual conversation with your team. Collaborate and report using Propeller as your single source of truth.

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Never move someone else’s dirt again

Know who’s moved what and when. Conduct your own site surveys before the job begins, and whenever changes occur. You can perform quick volume calculations of material moved for contract conformance and payment—and keep a paper trail for any disputes.

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Keep your project on track and on budget

Track job progress and productivity against design. Spot and address problems before they become expensive. Instantly generate cut and fill maps to plan grading works. See progress visually by comparing multiple datasets over time.

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Improve sharing and reporting

Propeller makes reporting and collaboration easy and accurate. No more silos. It’s your single source of truth, with records of all flights, uploads, and measurements. Generate PDF or CSV reports to share with contractors and stakeholders.


Hensel Phelps Uses Propeller to Visualize, Manage Jobsite in 3D

Find out how Hensel Phelps, a US-wide construction and contracting company, is using drone surveying and Propeller’s 3D surveying Platform to track, map, and measure this complex jobsite.

How Sukut Construction is Using Propeller to Save Time and Money

Sukut Construction LLC, one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the western region of the United States, saves time and money getting topos for the Trampas Dam project using Propeller. Watch video to learn more.

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Drones for Construction: the Beginner’s Guide

If you are managing a construction site and thinking of using drones, check out our construction-specific guide, covering both the hardware and the software you need for success.

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Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

To succeed in the long run, construction companies need to be as smart and prepared as possible, both before and during a job. Download our industry report and explore the best ways to digitize your worksites and prepare them for the future.

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The Propeller PPK Solution

Get accurate, verifiable survey data for your construction site, minus the hassle and expense

“The Propeller PPK workflow offers us the most reliable and accurate data. The online portal allows our teams to view, download, and measure the surfaces. Our estimators can export the surfaces into their takeoff software while our superintendents can get a stockpile measurement in just a few minutes.”

Keith Taylor, PPK Customer and Survey Manager at D.H. Griffin Companies

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