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Mining Drones Market expected to Witness a Sustainable Growth over 2021 - 2031

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Mining Drones Market Forecast and CAGR

According to industry experts opinion and estimates, Mining Drones market is anticipated to grow at higher growth during 2021-2031 and is projected to record CAGR of 8% during the period 2021-2031. Demand for the product will witness highest recovery in short-term, with optimistic growth outlook in the long-run.

The accurate and comprehensive data detailing site conditions in a very short time provided by the product is expected to extend the product opportunities in coming years.


What is Driving Demand for Mining Drones?

As mining industry is considered among the most hazardous sites for workers, especially those working deep underground subjected to various hazards such as rock fall, humid conditions, gas leak, floods and dust explosions which has shaped the need of using mining drones for monitoring and inspection application.

In mining sector, the demand for collecting critical information, while drastically reducing the time and manpower is the primary driving force which is increasing the demand of mining drone in recent years.

The haul road network has a significant impact on the efficiency of mining activities in which to monitor the road conditions is must in order to achieve safe and uniform transit which are the trending factors fueling the market growth of mining drone throughout the forecast period as drones can facilitate this process by collecting a large amount of aerial data, covering wider areas more precisely, which can then be used by engineers for planning, designing, construction and maintenance activities.

Mining companies are investing immense resources in technological solutions that provide greater data collection and analysis which are paving the way for plenty of opportunities to design the future of mining drones.

Inspection & Monitoring based application has a significant share in the Market

Prominent applications for which the device has been employed include Stockpile Management, Geotechnical Modeling, Inspection & Monitoring, Drilling & Blasting, Hauling Optimization, General Project Oversight, Tailings, Dams and Security & Emergency Response.

Among this, the Inspection & Monitoring segment is estimated to attain a significant share in the market owing to the some of the primary aspects such as to inspect mining equipment, which is an expensive and time-consuming process and required highly skilled labors.


This is most basic and obligatory application which is adopted in small scale as well as large scale firms hence driving the segment throughout the forecast period.

Fully automated segment to augment the market growth

Fully automated based mining drone is expected to gain preference in terms of end use owing to reduced efforts in drone maneuvering and real time data collection on which the end users will be in a better position to utilize the information and monitor the operating processes.

US Market Growth Outlook

According to present end use statistics, U.S. is one of the prominent market in the global market of the Mining Drones and is expected to maintain a leading share during the upcoming years. It has been observed that 70% of mining majors has already adopted the drone technology since 2016 while small and mid-sized firms have so far been slow to adopt.

China Demand Scenario

China is estimated to grow with higher CAGR to become another noteworthy regional market of growth. With mining industry growing at a healthy rate in the nation coupled with sumptuous capital expenditures, mining drones market growth is expected to be propelled at a robust rate.


Who are the Key Manufacturers and Suppliers product?

Some of the key manufacturers & suppliers of the product include

  • Airobotics

  • Delair

  • Propeller Aerobotics Pty Ltd


  • Kespry

  • Autel Robotics

  • Skydio

  • Insitu


  • SenseFly

  • DJI

  • Parrot Drone SAS

  • Yuneec Holding Ltd

  • Freefly Systems


  • Draganfly Innovations

  • Survey Copter

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