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Exyn drones map Alaska, BC gold mines

Northern Star, Ascot are early adopters of cutting-edge tech North of 60 Mining News – February 18, 2022

 

Last updated 2/24/2022 at 2:54pm

Exyn Technologies autonomous drone Alaska British Columbia GPS-denied mapping

Exyn Technologies Inc.

Able to autonomously navigate areas beyond the reach of GPS, Exyn drones have become a valuable tool in surveying long-abandoned underground mines such as those found at Ascot Resources' Premier gold project in BC and modern operations such as Northern Star's Pogo Mine in Alaska.

Whether exploring and mapping a historical underground mine for the first time since it was shuttered during World War II or generating more detailed maps of a modern operation, drones that navigate the labyrinth of ramps, declines, stopes, and other underground environs without reliance on the global positioning system or human guidance can make subterranean mine surveying safer, faster, and m...



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