Mining companies are confronted by major challenges, such as declining ore grades, volatility in commodity prices, security risks and safety concerns. Cutting-edge solutions are needed for sustainable operational excellence and technological advances and innovations. Securing our future in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) through technology; increasing economic pressures in the Southern African mining industry means that mine operators are exploring and using technological advanced means to extract minerals more efficiently, cost-effectively and safely meeting shareholder expectations.
The Introduction to Drones for Sustainable Mining course is an industry-specific short course, focused on the application of drones in the mining industry covering aspects of surveying, photographic methodologies, drilling & blasting, draglines and various downstream activities in the mining value chain. The practical experience brought by DSL combined with the University of Pretoria’s academic excellence in these sectors will provide delegates with a holistic course from theory through to in-field practice towards increased productivity and operational excellence.
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