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Drone Regulations and Data Quality for Quarry Applications Drone Regulations and Data Quality for Quarry Applications (21379 KB)

The information given in this paper is advisory only. The relevant legislative framework and guidelines should be consulted in addition to the general principles found in this paper.

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Landair Surveys assists quarries by:

What We Offer

At Landair Surveys, we have been surveying for the quarry industry since our very beginning in 1974. Quarry operators need professional, timely and accurate spatial data to assist in managing their operations and sites.

We utilise the most appropriate technology for the required task: Manned Aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drones or Remotely Piloted Aircraft), ground survey with laser scanners, GPS and total stations or even surveys under water using our boat!.

One of the major risks facing quarries is staying within relevant boundaries and accurate and timely mapping can mitigate this risk.

To stay up to date with industry issues such as site rehabilitation, vegetation management, cultural and heritage management, resource sterilisation and residential encroachment we are members of the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) and the Construction Materials Processors Association (CMPA).

Our support for the quarry industry is demonstrated by our sponsorship of the annual Institute of Quarrying Australia annual conference for the past five years. We also sponsor the annual IQA Victorian student awards presentation evening.


The Services We Offer for Quarries

3D Laser Scanning

Get up-to-date as-built conditions fast with high degree of accuracy.

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Aerial Photography

We capture aerial photography from an aeroplane making it possible to take photographs of any location in Australia.

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Bathymetric Surveys

Bathymetric surveys involve measuring the terrain of lake, dam or ocean floors to determine the bed profile.

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Construction Setout

We can assist in setting out your construction project, from house extensions to industrial and commercial properties and multi storey buildings.

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Drone Data Processing

To get drone data into engineering, mining and quarry planning software further semi-automatic and manual processing is generally required.

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Drone (UAV) Surveys

We use our thirty-plus years of aerial mapping experience to maintain the quality of our UAV imagery and take the necessary steps to achieve the high levels of mapping accuracy required by our clients.

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Engineering Surveys

Engineering surveys are required for the design and construction of civil engineering projects such as roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, landfill cells, landfill caps, mining infrastructure, pipelines and quarry infrastructure.

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All photographs are prone to some distortion due to a number of factors. By removing photo distortions we produce Orthophotos, allowing distances and angles to be measured directly from the photos.

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Photogrammetry refers to the process of recording, interpreting and measuring from photographic images.

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Spatial Data Management

Consolidate all your spatial data into an easily accessible reference file. All data is aligned to a single coordinate system and assigned to various CAD layers for ease of viewing and interrogation.

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Subdivision is the process of creating individual titles for land parcels, units, apartments, shops and commercial and industrial buildings, to enable their separate sale. Subdivisions require a licensed or registered surveyor to certify the plans.

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Title Surveys

Title surveys may also be called cadastral surveys, re-establishment surveys, check surveys, property surveys, idents or identification surveys.

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Underground Service Locating

Prior to designing new structures or developments, it is essential to identify the location of any utilities, services and cables to minimise your risk and design with confidence.

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Volumetric Surveys

We carry out surveys to determine the volume of material stockpiles, amount of material removed from excavations and quarries, the capacity of dams and the amount of airspace remaining in landfills.

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