Drilling Deeper Episode 16: Mine permitting, water management, screening and more

By |  June 10, 2024

On this episode of “Drilling Deeper,” P&Q’s Kevin Yanik and Jack Kopanski are joined by several guests. First, hear from Ben Black and Randy Kunz of Geologic as they discuss mine permitting, how they are utilizing the latest technology for their business and the current perception of the aggregate industry.

Xylem’s Ken Albaugh also joins the show this episode, touching topics such as smart technology and the role AI is currently playing in the industry. Additionally, Albaugh addresses why water management is crucial to the success of aggregate operationsand general cost concerns customers are currently facing.

Finally, Ian Edwards of Major sits down with Yanik to talk screening. In their conversation, Edwards touches on the importance of screening in an operation, how equipment is being designed more safely today, and how the nature of the people working in the industry is changing.


Have anything you want to hear about on a future episode of “Drilling Deeper?” Is there a question you’re dying to ask Kevin or Jack? Do you have a suggestion on how we can bring you even better content? Let us know! Email Kevin (kyanik@northcoastmedia.net) or Jack (jkopanski@northcoastmedia.net) to share your thoughts. 

Thank you to the sponsor of this episode, Syntron Material Handling! With more than 140 years of bulk material handling experience, Syntron Material Handling is a recognized industry leader that provides innovative engineering solutions, high-performance products, and superior customer service. Syntron offers solutions in conveying, feeding, screening, elevating, vibratory flow aids, and mining controls of bulk product. For more information, visit syntronmh.com.


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