GOVERNMENT

Monitor rehabilitation efforts, assess risk and liability associated with abandoned sites

OVERVIEW

For the safety and health of communities, governments need to monitor abandoned mines, and identify and prioritize risks. Yet it’s a challenge to monitor and enforce environmental and safety regulations over large areas.

Our data products allow the efficient identification of sites that require immediate attention and keep an eye on other assets – without having to hire people on the ground.

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PRODUCTS DEVELOPED TO HELP GOVERNMENT AGENCIES…

Monitor rehabiliation efforts
Keep an eye on rehabilitation efforts without sending people on the field. Monitor vegetation health, land cover change and potential water issues.
Large area coverage
Cover a lot of ground with minimum resources, we schedule acquisitions, process and deliver actionable intelligence so you can focus on areas of high risk.
Keep an eye on operators
Improve compliance practices and accelerate permitting with better spatial intelligence, rewards good corporte citizens, crack down on negligent organisations.
Identify potential structural issues
Monitor surface movement over large areas, to make sure legacy underground mines do not subside to damage public infrastructure and pose a risk to local communities.
Prioritize investment of public funds
Cover large areas and pinpoint potential problems, both for high and low risk areas to minimize the impact of legacy mines on communities.
Investigate disasters
Assess damage and process payouts quickly to help communities deal with natural and man made disasters.

RELATED INSIGHT

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8 February 2018

Managing abandoned mine liability through better spatial data

The problem of abandoned mines is a contentious topic of debate that has gathered attention from the likes of state government agencies to research institutions. In Australia alone, the number of operating mines does not exceed the number of abandoned mines.

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