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Tips for Measuring Stockpile Inventory in the Winter

Winter time in the northern hemisphere always means less construction and paving activity, however, keeping an ongoing stockpile inventory is still crucial. Stockpile Reports’ clients often ask whether it is too cold and snowy to measure their inventory with the company’s iPhone app or a drone. Read on for all the answers to your winter-related stockpile measurement and management questions.

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DroneView Offers Drone Market Outlook for 2019

Looking back over the past year we see clear evidence that drones have moved from questionable fringe products to mainstream productivity tools. Their use cases are plentiful and have been broadly embraced and implemented in production workflows by organizations large and small for mapping, inspection, cinematography, public safety, among numerous other uses.

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TRUX Wraps Up Year of Explosive Growth

TRUX, a comprehensive dump truck logistics platform, announced it is preparing for a national rollout in 37 new markets in 2019, and expanding operations in its existing markets. Currently, hundreds of the nation’s leading contractors in New England, Tennessee and southern California use TRUX to dispatch thousands of third-party dump truck providers. The platform recently launched in northern California and will be followed by four additional states in the first quarter of 2019.

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Proposed Drone Rules Would Cover Flights Over Populated Areas; Night Use

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao outlined a proposal that would allow drones to operate over populated areas and end a requirement for special permits for night use: long-awaited moves that are expected to help speed commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States. 

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Cemen Tech Introduces Two New Dump Trailers

Cemen Tech introduced two new dump trailers – the DT-100 and DT-200 – to complement its line of volumetric concrete production solutions. Ideal for hauling concrete, sand, stone, mulch and other materials, these new heavy-duty 1- and 2-yd. dump trailers are designed for use in residential building projects, rental yards, landscaping applications and other small- to mid-sized jobs.

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