Articles by: CG Drones

7 trends at Commercial UAV Expo Europe

Michael Mazur, Partner and head of PWC Drone Powered Solutions, provided a Keynote address at the Commercial UAV Expo Europe, in Amsterdam.  There were 7 trends identified as shaping the industry. Telecom to be a major beneficiary Telecoms will realize a new revenue from the drone industry. UTM, or Unmanned Traffic Management systems, will require […]

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CG Drones | Drones for Earthworks

Earthworks is the engineering process that involves the excavation (cut) and the movement (fill) of materials and rock for the purpose of preparing a job site to a designed specification. Earthworks are commonly a preliminary step in construction projects, both in large civil construction (roads, bridges, dams, canals, etc.) and vertical construction (site grading for […]

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DJI announcement about Transport Canada RPAS regulations

CG Drones Inc. received the following communication from DJI Head Office. DJI representatives are currently in Canada and communicated the following this morning. In January of this year, Transport Canada issued Advisory Circular AC 922-001 regarding remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) intended for Advanced Operations. Many of you have reached out to us for greater […]

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CG Drones – Turnkey Aerial Mapping & Surveying

What do you do when existing known points on a job site are dug up or pushed over? You need to know the exact locations on a job site, stock pile volumes and elevations throughout the course of a project.  Applying aerial mapping and RTK/PPK solutions will provide cost effective and timely data for budgets, […]

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CG Drones Acquires Advanced Certification under New Regulations

In light of the new RPAS regulations that come into effect on June 1st, 2019, Advanced RPAS Pilot Certificate achieved and a number of RPAs registered in advance. hashtag#rpas hashtag#drones hashtag#CGDRONES www.cgdrones.com For more information on the new regulations for drones in Canada, visit the Government of Canada, Transport and Infrastructure, Aviation web page. https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviation/drone-safety.html

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New Canadian Drone (RPAS) Regulations Announcement

This in from Transport Canada MONTRÉAL, Jan. 8, 2019 /CNW/ – The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an important announcement about new rules for remotely piloted aircraft systems, commonly known as drones. Members of the media are invited to attend. The Minister will be available for questions from the media following the announcement. Date: January […]

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Drone Potential for Oil and Gas Sector

A Forbes.com article Despite recent bad press following the flight disruption at London’s Gatwick Airport Unmanned Aerial Platforms, or drones as they are more commonly called, have a vital role to play in industry. The use of drones, in the oil and gas industry, is growing and the technology is ready to take off in […]

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CG Drones awarded National Status

CG Drones Inc. a Division of The Cannington Group is growing again!  Transport Canada has recently awarded CG Drones with a NATIONAL Standing Complex Special Flight Operation Certificate including approval for night operations. “This greatly expands our capabilities as an RPAS service provider” said Alan Gibbins, President of CG Drones Inc.  “as CG Drones is […]

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Municipality of Faraday Landfill

The Cannington Group and CG Drones Inc. completed a remediation project at the Faraday landfill. CG Drones, along with the MOE, The Cannington Group and consultants were on site to perform reviews and mapping of the site as its transformation progressed. The overall project increased the lifespan of the landfill site for many years to […]

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