Category: Industry News

Rocketmine celebrates Female Drone Pilots

Rocketmine is celebrating the fabulous women in their organisation and recognising the great steps they are taking to break through the male dominated aviation industry. “Women’s Month and International Women’s Day on the 9th of August is the perfect time to highlight the great work and positive impact the women in our company are having,… Read more »

Rocketmine’s Drone Thermal Leak Detection Solution

The need for improved methods of tailings dam inspection is clear from the number of documented disasters that have occurred due to their failings (Click here for full story). This year alone there have already been three documented failings in Brazil, Australia and Mexico, the latest of which took place only last month in June… Read more »

Rocketmine receives BVLOS approval

ROCKETMINE RECEIVES BEYOND-VISUAL-LINE-OF-SIGHT (BVLOS) DRONE FLIGHT APPROVAL FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY Johannesburg, 20 June 2018. Rocketmine is proud to have received Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) approval for the flight of their commercial drones from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).  This is a major achievement for the company, as… Read more »

Rocketmine becomes Africa’s first drone operator with two independent safety certifications

ROCKETMINE PASSES RIGOROUS AUDIT TO BECOME AFRICA’S FIRST DRONE OPERATOR WITH TWO INDEPENDENT AVIATION SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS Johannesburg, 12 April 2018. Rocketmine, a South African based subsidiary of the Delta Drone Group (EPA:ALDR), has become the first drone operator in Africa to be obtain Basic Compliance Verification (BCV) and be audited in accordance to the Basic… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: Rocketmine continues its global expansion

Rocketmine continues its global expansion, with new drone contracts in Africa and Mexico Johannesburg, 06 March 2018.                              Rocketmine, a South African based subsidiary of the listed Delta Drone Group (EPA:ALDR), has cemented its global expansion for 2018 with a number of… Read more »

Drone expert, Chris Clark, shares his opinion on the future of UAS

Chris Clark – Managing Director and Co-Founder of Rocketmine  Tell us something about your current position and your professional background. I am the co-founder and Managing Director of Rocketmine, and the Business Development Director of Public Displays Technologies (PDT). I have always had a unique interest in technology because of the science of innovation. This drove me… Read more »

Rocketing into 2018, after explosive 2017!

Over the past 12 months, Rocketmine has invested in upgrading its services and capabilities to attract and retain new clients in an increasingly competitive and sophisticated market. With exciting projects launching in 2018 and future developments on its radar, Rocketmine is planning for tomorrow’s needs, today. “We’ve had a hugely successful year that has not… Read more »

Drones for Good: Rocketmine Partners with UNICEF in Malawi’s Humanitarian drone mapping project

DRONES FOR GOOD: ROCKETMINE PARTNERS WITH UNICEF IN MALAWI’S HUMANITARIAN DRONE MAPPING PROJECT   Johannesburg, 3rd October 2017. Rocketmine, a subsidiary of the listed Delta Drone Group (EPA:ALDR), has been appointed  the survey & mapping partner for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in its Drones For Good project, in Malawi. Rocketmine has been commissioned… Read more »

Rocketmine makes history with first ROC in Ghana!

ROCKETMINE RECEIVES FIRST COMMERCIAL DRONE OPERATING LICENSE, IN THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA Johannesburg, 11th September 2017 Rocketmine, a subsidiary of the listed Delta Drone Group (EPA:ALDR), received the first commercial Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Operating Certificate (ROC) in the Republic of Ghana; making it the first company to do so in both the northern… Read more »