Global drones-as-a-service provider, Delta Drone International Limited, says it has signed a contract with Assmang Proprietary Limited for drone surveying services at its Khumani iron ore mine in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.
The contract, which is through Delta Drone subsidiary Rocketmine Pty Ltd, is for a three-year renewal and has a Total Contract Value of A$880,000 ($609,740).
Drone services will include survey mapping and blast inspections for Khumani – formerly known as the Bruce, King and Mokaning (BKM) Project, which refers to the farms on which the iron ore resources are located. The mine has a capacity to mine 14 Mt/y of iron ore, according to Assmang.
DLT CEO, Christopher Clark, said: “We are very pleased to have renewed our services for a further three years with Khumani mine who are a leading player in the iron ore mining sector.”