Tag: autonomous technology

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Taking advantage of new aggregate technology (Part 1)

April 24, 2023 By

As more tech makes its way into the industry, producers grapple with how to best manage the data at their fingertips.

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Luck Stone, Caterpillar talk autonomous hauling

April 19, 2023 By and

Charlie Luck discusses the history between Luck Stone and Caterpillar, detailing what led to the companies’ latest venture involving autonomous haul trucks.

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Why Luck Stone is ultimately pursuing autonomous hauling

April 5, 2023 By and

Charlie Luck explains why Luck Stone is willing to take the lead for the aggregate industry in partnering with Caterpillar to develop an autonomous hauling solution – one that can eventually be commercialized for aggregates.

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Working with Caterpillar, Luck Stone plans to deploy autonomous haul trucks at its Bull Run Plant in Virginia. Photo: P&Q Staff

How Luck Stone is shaping the future of hauling (Part 2)

March 27, 2023 By

Luck Stone and Caterpillar leaders provide new insights on their autonomous hauling adventure for aggregates.

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Develon Concept-X2 Autonomous Equipment

February 23, 2023 By

Doosan construction equipment is now DEVELON. Visit booth F9153 at ConExpo to see live demos of our Concept-X2 autonomous equipment solution.

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Bell Trucks America signed an exclusive deal with Pronto AI on autonomous technology that can will be utilized on articulated dump trucks in the U.S. Photo: Bell Trucks America

Bell to equip ADTs with AI through partnership

February 25, 2022 By

Pronto AI is making available its autonomous driving and driver safety technologies to all Bell Trucks America customers on both new articulated dump truck (ADT) purchases and existing fleets.

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Says Trimble Applanix’s Damir Gumerov: “It’s easier to design a mine site as a closed environment, something where you train people on the site to react.” Photo: P&Q Staff

When aggregate operations will become fully autonomous

December 7, 2021 By

Autonomous vehicles will likely become mainstream within aggregate operations someday, but that future is still at least years away. Trimble Applanix’s Damir Gumerov sat down with P&Q to discuss what it will take to get to full autonomy.

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Trimble, partner team on autonomous robots

October 21, 2020 By

The company came together with Boston Dynamics to extend the use of autonomous robots, which will enable the automation of repetitive tasks like stockpile measurement.

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Caterpillar hauled 2.2 billion tons using Cat MineStar Command for hauling, doubling the amount hauled in the 16 months since November 2018. Photo: Caterpillar

Caterpillar reaches milestone with autonomous haul trucks

May 8, 2020 By

The company’s autonomous trucks have hauled 2.2 billion tons since Cat MineStar Command for hauling was commercially launched in 2013.

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