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Drone revolution in Ireland’s Construction Sector

Unlocking the Full Potential of Drones in Construction

Revolutionizing Construction Practices with Advanced Data and Efficiency

In the dynamic realm of modern construction, the role of drones extends far beyond capturing picturesque images or videos of construction sites. These aerial marvels are not just about aesthetics; they are powerful tools capable of transforming how construction projects are managed. However, the challenge lies in the adoption rate, with many industry stakeholders not fully realizing the immense potential and detailed data that drones can deliver.

More than pretty pictures?

The data that drones can bring to projects revolutionises how companies manage large projects. Compared to traditional methods, the level of data and speed at which it can be captured allows for better decisions. The problem is the adoption rate. Many people don’t realise the potential of drones, the detailed data they can deliver, and the possibilities to streamline older methodologies and lean up that project workflow.

Pre-planning Precision

Before submitting a planning application, imagine having a comprehensive drone survey providing a detailed view of the construction site and invaluable insights into the surrounding area. From tree heights, density, and distances from neighbouring properties to sightlines, this data enriches planning applications, foreseeing possible objections and enabling a thorough assessment of the project’s impact on the locality.

Tree heights from 3D point cloud drone survey

Billing and Invoicing Accuracy

Precision in construction billing is crucial. Drones facilitate accurate measurements, allowing for a reliable comparison of conditions before and after specific construction activities. For example, the length of the laid kerb can be precisely measured, ensuring that invoices align with the work completed.

Drone Survey Line Measurement
Polyline Elevation Profile

Quick Quotes and Informed Decisions

Construction Site Volume Calculation

The efficiency of data collection by drones enables quick quotes and informed decision-making. Real-time, accurate data empowers project managers to make decisions promptly, enhancing overall project efficiency. 

Construction Site Volume Calculation Made Easy

Consider a mound of earth that needs removal from a construction site. Traditional survey methods might involve potential hazards for surveyors. Alternatively, relying on contractors for billing introduces uncertainties. Drones offer a safer and faster solution. A drone survey provides quick and accurate volume calculations, allowing project managers to estimate costs based on precise data providing a clear overview of the task’s magnitude.

Custom Construction Platforms for Real-time Insights

All these measurements can seamlessly integrate into a custom construction platform, providing users with real-time data about their projects. Your data translates to decisions in this digital space, offering a comprehensive and accessible tool for managing and optimizing construction processes.

Conclusion: Embracing the Drone Revolution

The full potential of drones in construction is yet to be fully realised. By understanding and leveraging the detailed data they provide, construction professionals can revolutionize their processes, from pre-planning to billing and beyond. As technology advances, embracing drones is not just an option but a necessity for those who seek efficiency, precision, and a competitive edge in the ever-evolving construction landscape.


Join the drone revolution and reshape the future of construction.

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