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Industrial Drones: A Useful Taxonomy

Industrial Drones

Skynex Global Drones Leads the Way with Industrial Drones

Skynex Global Drones, Ltd.  has recently opened a new specialized drone store, Skynex Industrial Drones… 314 more words

Neglected Bradford Industries: Stone Quarrying

Bradford is famous for spinning and weaving but textile production was only one of a group of important industries which ‘Worstedopolis’ supported. Since several  are now almost forgotten by contemporary citizens I should like to draw attention to those which seem unreasonably neglected in a series of short articles. 1,372 more words


Bird's Eye View of a Wildfowl State - The enduring importance of Pipestone

While the historical quarry wall had been the centre of the industry for years, nowadays permits were given to smaller quarries on the flats nearer the visitor centre. 253 more words

Bird's Eye View of a Wildfowl State - The Pipestone Quarry

The stream I was following topples over the quarry edge in a pretty cataract, and it zigzags manically in amongst the quarry workings.  The removal of the rock appears piecemeal, of course.  371 more words


Map of the Week: Eccleshill - coal, iron, and waving wheat.

The ancient township of Eccleshill is well represented in the Local Studies Library reserve map collection, although many of the maps are in poor condition. The following images are details which I have enhanced to make them more visible. 1,033 more words

Quirky Dorset - Part 13

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

Today, we are looking at another Dorset curiosity, and one over which several theories have been put forward. 660 more words


Not enough jobs for mining engineering students

Stats SA show that there has been a -4 000 annual change in the number of employees in mining and quarrying industry. 400 more words