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Stockpile Volumetric Measurement


Drones + Photogrammetry Are Transforming
Stockpile Volumetric Measurement

Accurately measuring stockpile volumes historically has been a complicated, time consuming, costly and labor-intensive process oftentimes subject to significant variances and unreliable accuracy. 

Aerial Data Capture

Aerial Data Capture

Photogrammetric Processing

Photogrammetric Processing

Customized Volumetric Reporting

Customized Volumetric Reporting

Now, capturing aerial images, processing data using photogrammetry and computing stockpile volumes is quick, safe and significantly less expensive than traditional survey and measurement methods. 

Benefits of Stockpile Measurement
 by Drones and Piloted Aircraft

Equal to or better than LiDAR survey methods 

Considerably lower cost than traditional survey methods 

Reports provided within 24 – 48 hours of inspection 

Eliminates the need to climb on stockpiles – significantly improves employee safety, MSHA compliance and reduces site insurance costs

Improve Decision Making and Planning
Having confidence in the accuracy of your volumetric data allows you to plan smarter and make better decisions with fewer end of year accounting adjustments.

Quick Data Collection
Save significant time and labor – collect an entire site’s data in hours not days

Measure Daily, Monthly, Quarterly and/or Annually

Improve Operating Efficiency and Profitability
Lower internal labor costs and increase inventory knowledge in order to reduce costly stock outs. Utilize your company personnel for their highest and best use which often is not volumetric measurements.

Eliminate Inventory Adjustments and Write-offs
Frequent and Accurate Stockpile Measurements eliminates surprise adjustments

Reduce Capital Expenditures
Eliminate the need to purchase expensive survey measuring equipment

Improve Reporting to Banks and others
Accurate, documented material inventory readily available to support financing

Streamline Inventory Material Audits
Readily available, documented, independent third party inspection with audit history of all material inventories

Work with the Market Experts

As a full service solutions provider serving customers throughout the United States, DroneView Technologies provides market leading expertise and a turnkey solution for Stockpile Measurement and 3D Topographic Mapping for the companies in the Aggregates, Mining, Construction and Solid Waste industries. Our highly skilled, FAA certified pilots and commercial drones or UAVs provide cutting-edge precision while reducing time, equipment, and personnel.

For more information on DroneView Technologies' volumetric measurement and reporting capabilities click to see detailed questions and answers in our FAQs.