The Quarry & Aggregates (Q&A) Forum (Part 2)

Rock Products Presents The Second Part Of Its Annual Q&A Forum. Manufacturers Talk About Equipment And Technology. By Mark S. Kuhar and Josephine Patterson Each year, Rock Products reaches out to industry thought leaders to get their take on the aggregates industry. In this, the second of a two-part series, manufacturers comment on equipment and technology and how it is…

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Aerial Image and Data Acquisition for Aggregates Producers

Rock Products caught up with David Boardman, CEO of Stockpile Reports, and Dan Burton, co-founder and CEO of DroneBase, to talk a little bit about aerial image and data acquisition. The partnership makes full-service inventory with drone flights affordable, accessible and efficient. Stockpile Reports has seen 60 percent growth in we-fly vs. you-fly since this time last year.

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First Look – October 2016

TOP NEWS Eagle Materials Expands Eagle Materials Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., to purchase Cemex’s Fairborn, Ohio, cement plant, as well as related assets, which include a distribution terminal in Columbus, Ohio, and a cement bagging operation. U.S. Highways Rated The nation’s top-performing, most cost-effective highways are in South Carolina,…

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Review Your Blasting Security Program

Properly storing and securing explosives is vitally important in our industry. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Fireams (ATF) released “Safety and Security Information for Federal Explosives Licensees and Permittees,” a free guide that contains security guidelines, tips, techniques and tools developed by ATF, The International Society of Explosives Engineers and The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME).

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