When a hyperspectral remote sensing pilot project was carried out on a portion of Xstrata Coal’s operations near Emalahleni in 2011, the technology was also used for an environmental application in coal mining by Digby Wells Environmental and Southern Mapping (in partnership with SpecTIR). The pilot project was deemed an overall success and a comprehensive hyperspectral remote sensing project for all Xstrata operations in the Emalahleni area was initiated in 2012… (more)