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Drone Solutions for Mines

An end-to-end 3D drone mapping and data analytics solution uniquely designed for the mining industry.

industry focused


Drone workflows designed for mining professionals.



Verifiable survey-grade accuracy down to a 1/10ft.



24/7 access to a team of dedicated GIS experts



Flexible options that make sense for every sized business

Your geospatial data hub from development to decommission

Mines use Propeller’s drone software to capture high-accuracy survey data and generate 3D digital models to document progress at every stage of the project lifecycle. All your designs, surveys, and measurements in one place, accessible to your whole team.

Drone applications for mining sites

Fast, frequent drone surveys

  • Quickly get started using Propeller’s fully-integrated drone surveying workflow
  • Empower your survey team to survey more ground, in a fraction of the time of traditional methods
  • Reach survey-grade accuracy with verifiable results down to 1/10ft
  • Use up-to-date data to improve efficiency and maximize the lifespan of a pit
  • Generate 3D and 2D digital replicas of your mine from drone images
  • 24-hour turnaround on data processing
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drone surveying

Complete documentation at all stages of life

  • Conduct high-frequency site surveys to capture changes on the ground as they occur
  • Use 3D maps to inspect and measure pit angles from your browser, without putting boots on the ground
  • Perform quick volume calculations of material moved for contract conformance and keep a paper trail for any disputes
  • Layer recent surveys against linework and design files to visualize what’s been done and calculate what’s left to do
  • Visually track earth movement by comparing multiple datasets over time
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3D maps on the mobile and desktop

Simple inventory management

  • Use build-in tools to calculate stockpile volumes in just a few clicks
  • Know what your stock is actually worth with on-screen calculators that translate stockpile volumes to dollars
  • Generate PDF or CSV reports detailing what’s in your inventory
  • Instantly share reports with team members and key stakeholders
  • Effortless end-of-month reconciliation and improved financial forecasting
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stockpile volumes visualization

Collaboration & communication

  • Access survey data anywhere, anytime using cloud-based software
  • Unlimited users, unlimited collaboration at no extra cost
  • Empower your entire team to collaborate from a single source of truth
  • Generate PDF or CSV reports to share with contractors and stakeholders
  • Explore platform add-ons to simplify communication and make 2D maps mobile
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