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Railroads continue to tap drone technology to inspect track, bridges

Nearly 140,000 miles of rail network and over 61,000 Class I bridges are manually inspected for defects and structural integrity in the United States, according to the Association of American Railroads. With an extensive network of main tracks and sidings … Continue reading

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Best practice guide announced for engineers using drones

Construction research group CIRIA is set to publish the first best practice guide on the use of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the construction and civil engineering sectors. The use of drones in construction and civil projects has … Continue reading

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City to monitor flooding with drones

Residents of neighborhoods in Grand Forks at risk of flooding should not be alarmed by a drone flying above them and the Red River, according to a recent announcement from local officials. Grand Forks will fly unmanned aerial vehicles in … Continue reading

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Drone images can accurately find, count citrus trees

By using drone technology, Florida citrus growers can find out how many trees live in their groves and, eventually, they may detect the health status of the citrus plants, a new University of Florida study shows. Imaging from unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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