Tag: stockpile measurements

Riprap and boulders represent about 15 percent of Albert Frei & Sons’ revenue, yet only 2 percent of its volume, President Albert Frei Jr. says. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Why the future of quarry management is now

November 24, 2020By

Windows of opportunity are available for aggregate producers to achieve operational improvements through data analysis.

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Trimble, partner team on autonomous robots

October 21, 2020By

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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DSC Vision can be installed on DSC Dredge’s full line of cutter head dredges right off the assembly line, or it can be retrofitted to existing DSC dredges or any other manufacturer’s dredge in the field. Photo: DSC Dredge

Guidance, visualization system for dredges offers new possibilities

June 30, 2020By

DSC Dredge, Teledyne Marine and Trimble came together to design a 3D guidance and visualization system allowing operators to stop ‘dredging in the dark.’

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Firmatek launches software development department

June 21, 2018By

The department’s objective is to enhance the current customer experience while also expanding Firmatek’s offerings, according to the company.

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Measuring stockpile volumes with a drone

August 18, 2017By

Producers should make several considerations to successfully implement a drone program into their operations for measuring stockpiles.

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Drones enhance stockpile measurement efficiency, safety

Whitaker Contracting is a third-generation family-owned business in Guntersville, Alabama, and it’s been around for almost 60 years. […]

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Airware, senseFly partner for data collection, analysis solutions

April 25, 2017By

As a part of the agreement, Airware will now include senseFly’s eBee Plus fixed-wing drone in its enterprise offering.

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Kespry Automated Drone System

March 3, 2017By

The Kespry Automated Drone System is saving mining companies time and money by automatically measuring aggregate stockpiles.

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Using a drone to perform accurate inventory measurements

June 20, 2016By

Moving like a lawn mower in the sky, a drone enhances a producer’s ability to perform accurate inventory measurements.

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