Tag: FAA

The Southeast Missouri Quarry in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is 400 ft. deep and features 10 different benches that produce a variety of materials. Photo courtesy of Delta Companies

Modernizing mine planning and inventory management

October 17, 2018By

A drone is instrumental in enhancing these key areas at Delta Companies, offering some pleasant surprises at the company’s multiple sites.

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Photo courtesy oF GeoCue Group

Legal requirements for drone use

September 4, 2017By

Starting your own drone program isn’t a daunting project, but aggregate producers should familiarize themselves with the requirements before deploying a drone.

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Industry, FAA officials meet to discuss aggregate specs

August 26, 2016By

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to update its specifications for aggregate used in airport runways over the next year.

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Drone maker offers glimpse of regulatory road ahead

Drone maker offers glimpse of regulatory road ahead

July 18, 2016By

Kespry’s vice president of business development and policy offers perspective on the regulatory road ahead for drone users.

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Congress passes short-term extension of aviation bill

July 13, 2016By

Congress passed another short-term extension of the Federal Aviation Administration’s policy and tax authority, reports NSSGA.

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FAA releases new drone regulations

June 23, 2016By

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones).

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Senate passes FAA reauthorization bill

April 20, 2016By

The U.S. Senate passed a $33 billion reauthorization bill that funds the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for 18 […]

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Trimble requests exemption to fly small UAS for mining surveys

July 22, 2014By

Trimble Navigation Ltd. requested an exemption to fly its small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) prior to the finalization […]

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