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Situation Located in PNG, the K92 mining operation team was keen to implement a commercial drone program to help manage key operating tasks that would not only improve the efficiency and indeed, productivity of their operations, but also limit their personnel being put in harm’s way.  Having seen global mining operations successfully implement commercial drone programs, the mine operators selected key K92 personnel to be trained on drone activities including surveying stockpiles, haul roads and structures. The training included how to operate the Phantom 4 RTK RPAS as well as securing an understanding of the workflow for drone 3D mapping....

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Bevan Lyons is lucky to be alive. He suffers from a rare respiratory disease and his doctors told him that he wouldn’t live past last Christmas. A year later, he’s proven the experts wrong and thanks to Surf Life Saving NSW, last Sunday Bevan’s dream of becoming a drone pilot and surf lifesaver became reality.​ Bevan, who is 67 and undergoing palliative care, wanted nothing more than to join surf lifesavers on active patrol duties as a Life Saver Rescue Drone pilot. Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) was only too happy to grant Bevan his wish by putting him through the drone...

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Sphere Drones has recently become an Australian distributor for FLIR Systems, a global leader in thermal imaging solutions. Sphere Drones CEO, Paris Cockinos says, “we are delighted to collaborate with FLIR to sell its thermal imaging products. Pairing their innovative infrared technology with drones opens up a range of possibilities.” In Australia, a number of industries can utilise thermography to avoid costly and dangerous project with thermal imaging being used in a diverse range of applications. FLIR technology is likely to have a significant impact in Law Enforcement, the Oil and Gas Industry, Firefighting, Utility Inspections and Research. Thermal Imaging...

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On July 10th, Sphere Drones welcomed 40+ guests in Alexandria to introduce them to the much anticipated Flyability Elios 2. The afternoon was the first chance for many to see the Elios 2 in the flesh, with attendees from industries such as aviation, power generation, mining, infrastructure, UAV services and water utilities. Sphere Drones CEO, Paris Cockinos kicked off the afternoon with an introduction to the current state of the drone industry in Australia and how Sphere Drones is supporting Australia’s biggest companies country wide in end-to-end support of their UAV programs. Harrison Shalhoub, Product Manager at Sphere Drones took...

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Sphere Drones ideally positioned to service the West Australian top industries with commercial UAV solutions PERTH, Australia – March 11th, 2019 – Sphere Drones, a leading Australian UAV sales, service, leasing, rental, training and solutions provider, has extended its Australian reach with the opening of their geographically important Perth, Western Australia (WA) branch. Operating since 1954 and providing communication technology solutions to the Australian market, Sphere Drones, an integral part of Sphere Communications Pty. Ltd., began operations in 2012. Since this time and leveraging their extensive knowledge and experience in communication technology, they are now considered a leading commercial UAV solutions...

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