University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) electrical engineering professor David Wetz and New Mexico Tech are developing a safer battery for mine and hazard inspection drones.
Drone technology is affecting the global metals and mining industry, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) increasing in popularity in recent years.
Drone technology is becoming an increasingly common sight at mines. Safe to Work talks to three companies working in the space to discover how they help make mining safer.
Alcoa continues to pioneer new ways of working with digital tools and is now utilising drones technology to perform its operations across Western Australia.