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Submission + - Miners Send Drones To Work->

aesoteric writes: Australia's top miners have opened a new front in their march to automation, flying unmanned aerial vehicles in increasing numbers at remote sites across the country. They've been used to inspect a fire-damaged oil rig, perform aerial photography and stockpile surveys. There is also a trend towards non US-built UAVs, due to the lag in receiving export approvals for the aircraft and spare parts.
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Miners Send Drones To Work

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Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.

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