Drones boost safety and efficiency

Following successful trials using drones to improve safety and productivity at its mining operations in Australia and the US, BHP now has its sight on applying the technology to its cargo ships, write Frans Knox and Rashpal Bhatti

by Rashpal Bhatti
Inspections by drone are being used in sectors from mining to wind farms to improve safety. Photo: Innogy
Inspections by drone are being used in sectors from mining to wind farms to improve safety. Photo: Innogy

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