Tag: AI


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

June 10, 2024 By

P&Q’s Kevin Yanik and Jack Kopanski are joined by Ben Black and Randy Kunz of Geologic, Ken Albaugh of Xylem and Ian Edwards of Major.

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Cloud platform empowers users to manage business processes

May 6, 2024 By

Command Alkon debuted Command Cloud as a solution to drive operational excellence and facilitate AI-assisted, data-driven decision-making.

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In the future, Dodge’s Matt Nichols anticipates producers will more precisely be able to determine how long equipment will last when the right data is collected. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Incorporating new tech into aggregate equipment (Part 2)

April 30, 2024 By

Producers and manufacturers attending the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference discussed tech goals for equipment and potential roadblocks.

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Martin Marietta’s Jim Nickolas takes over as chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association this month. Photo: NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chair shares outlook on road ahead

March 12, 2024 By

The incoming chair of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) shares his view of the industry and what’s ahead in Washington.

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Remote machine monitoring will likely become the standard, and data and telematics will continue to modify practices for increased uptime. Photo by Kevin Yanik.

The dawn of a new era for the aggregate industry

February 13, 2024 By

A number of aggregate producers are exploring the possibilities of autonomy, artificial intelligence and electric power for industry applications.

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A case study done by Whittle Consulting for autonomous hauling systems provider Pronto presented the benefits of small autonomous trucks versus other autonomous and manned options. Photo: shaunl/E+/Getty Images

Which truck size is best for autonomous hauling?

January 26, 2024 By

A case study analyzing ‘small’ and ‘medium’ haulers presents a surprising finding about autonomous tech.

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Command Alkon releases its newest innovation

January 23, 2024 By

The company, exhibiting at this week’s World of Concrete, is highlighting the very latest in its Command Cloud technology platform.

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Bulk Exchange says its industry-specific search engine is the only comprehensive solution for finding and listing materials, accessing list prices, and submitting and responding to RFPs. Photo: Bulk Exchange

Online platform emerges for bulk materials

January 23, 2024 By

Bulk Exchange publicly launched as a marketplace for suppliers, dumpsites, contractors and estimators.

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AI and the mining industry

July 27, 2023 By and

Turner Staffing Group president Thomas Haun offers his take on how AI will ultimately fit into operations and impact jobs.

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