Rock Products Logo
 

Virtual Reality in Design Engineering

Caterpillar is using artificial intelligence in its product-development process to simulate how operators might use a machine, cutting time out of the entire process, said chief analytics director Morgan Vawter in a recent Cat podcast.

Read more: Virtual Reality in Design Engineering

Here’s Dave

In this issue, we feature an exclusive op-ed written by David G. Zatezalo, assistant secretary mine safety and health. As the head of MSHA, he has the important job of overseeing that agency’s enforcement efforts and industry outreach.

Read more: Here’s Dave

FIRST LOOK - OCTOBER 2018

Cemex Makes Acquisition - U.S. Concrete Expands in Texas - Superior Holds Dealer Event

Read more: FIRST LOOK - OCTOBER 2018

BASF Panel Discussion Focuses on Mixing Concrete in Space

For many years engineers have dreamed about building habitable structures on the Moon or Mars. Those structures will have to be sturdy and stable, which begs the question, why not use concrete?

Read more: BASF Panel Discussion Focuses on Mixing Concrete in Space

Virginia Recognizes Quarries for Safety and Reclamation

Virginia’s mineral-mining industry recognized mining operations for an exemplary safety record and for outstanding reclamation of mined land during 2017. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) and the Virginia Transportation and Construction Alliance (VTCA) award mines and miners annually for outstanding work in these areas. 

Read more: Virginia Recognizes Quarries for Safety and Reclamation