STAND NUMBER: M4096
Land and Minerals Consulting Ltd (t/a DroneSurv)
LMCL specialise in the remote acquisition of point-cloud surveys.
Formed in October 2004 as a geological, geotechnical and surveying consultancy, the Company purchased its first Optech ILRIS long-range, high resolution LiDAR scanner in July 2010 and their first Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) in March 2013. They received the requisite Air Navigation Order 2009 permission to `conduct aerial work` from the CAA in May 2013 and continue to be hold the requisite ANO 2016 permission to `conduct commercial operations`. Their CAA ID number is 244 (as shown on the CAA`s CAP 1361 list of Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) operators holding a valid CAA permission) indicating their early adoption of this technology.
The Company has gained considerable experience in in undertaking SUAS aerial surveys for a wide range of industries including Quarrying Companies, Construction Companies, Media Companies, Television and Film Companies, Property and Estate Management Companies, Local Government, The Gibraltarian Government and the Ministry of Defence.
In order to successfully undertake a challenging survey of the North Buttress of Gibraltar, an extended visual line of sight (EVLOS) permission was obtained from the CAA, Gibraltarian Director of Civil Aviation (DCA) and the MOD to fly to 1,000 feet above take-off datum.
LMCL not only has the expertise to acquire the data; but have the experience, software and hardware to process the data into formats required by a wide range of industry standard surveying, geological modelling and geotechnical analysis software.
The Company was awarded Joint Runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category of the Mineral Planning Association`s Health and Safety Awards 2013 for their use of Terrestrial LiDAR and UAV for remote Surveying and Geological / Geotechnical mapping.