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The evolution of measurement technologies

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World Cement,

David B. Boardman, Stockpile Reports.

Last year, Stockpile Reports flew thousands of drone flights and converted 12 million images into 3D reports. Auto-detected piles were digitised for their attributes, including accurate measures of volume. Based on this work, several trends emerged and are summarised in this paper. However, the field is still in its formation in an industry that is lagging in technology adoption. On the cusp of massive disruption, industry leaders are starting to digitise their assets, beginning with inventory measurements and advancing to broader operations. This paper will explore the evolution.

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