Tag: Caterpillar

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Luck Stone, Caterpillar talk autonomous hauling

April 19, 2023By 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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How Cat, Luck Stone see their latest project unfolding

April 17, 2023By and

Caterpillar’s Denise Johnson and Luck Stone’s Charlie Luck share additional details about their companies’ plans to scale autonomous hauling solutions for aggregate producers.

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How autonomous haulers will transform the Bull Run Plant

April 12, 2023By and

How do you run an active quarry operation when autonomous haulers are roaming the grounds? Luck Stone’s Charlie Luck and Caterpillar’s Denise Johnson offer perspective, sharing details about a special project in Virginia.

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Why Luck Stone is ultimately pursuing autonomous hauling

April 5, 2023By 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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From left: Industrial Supply Solutions’ Jeromy Davis, Xylem’s Ken Albaugh, K&R Group’s Vikki Bartlett and Caterpillar’s Joey Pickett took part in a panel on technology in the aggregate industry at the South Carolina Aggregates Association’s Workshop & Exhibition. The panel was moderated by P&Q managing editor Jack Kopanski (far right). Photo: Allen Knight, Four Twenty One Media

How producers are leveraging tech to their benefit (Part 2)

March 30, 2023By

The second part of a panel discussion at a South Carolina Aggregates Association meeting touches on safety and how technology is enhancing aggregate operations.

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Says Xylem’s Ken Albaugh (center): “Equipment is going to get smarter, but it’s back to the people using the data and the people with their hands on the controls.” Photo: Allen Knight, Four Twenty One Media

How producers are leveraging tech to their advantage (Part 1)

March 29, 2023By

A panel discussion at a South Carolina Aggregates Association meeting explores how producers are leveraging tech to the benefit of their operations.

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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, 2023By

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

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The top-three individual finalists of Cat's Global Operator Challenge were (from left): Łukasz Mokrzyński from Poland in third place, John Schiedeck from the U.S. in second place and Patrick Doheny from Australia in first place. Photo: Caterpillar.

Cat crowns Global Operator Challenge champion at ConExpo

March 23, 2023By

Patrick Doheny of Australia took home the top prize in a monthslong Caterpillar challenge that wrapped last week at ConExpo-Con/Agg.

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More than 139,000 attendance ConExpo-Con/Agg and the co-located IFPE, hosted March 14-18 in and around the Las Vegas Convention Center. Photo: P&Q Staff

What was attendance at this year’s ConExpo?

March 22, 2023By

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers reported the attendance figure for ConExpo-Con/Agg and the co-located IFPE. Find out how many people were in Las Vegas for the shows.

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