Trimble Smart Haul for Load and Haul Tracking

With Trimble Smart Haul, you can track productivity and progress of load/haul operations to ensure you are on target to achieve your goals. Trimble Smart Haul combines payload data from the excavator scale with haul fleet monitoring and cloud reporting to identify opportunities to move material with greater speed and efficiency.

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New NIOSH Software Monitors Respirable Crystalline Silica

Mines can now monitor worker exposure to hazardous respirable crystalline silica (RCS) more effectively thanks to new software developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program in beta version. This novel, field-based tool called the Field Analysis of Silica Tool (FAST), works together with commercially available Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) analyzers to determine a worker’s…

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Hardware or Software? The Precision Debate in UAV Mapping

The commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is expected to hit $6.4 billion globally by 2020, much of which is driven by the power of the aerial data drones provide. Drone technology has reached a level of simplicity and a price point that enables almost anyone to get a bird’s eye view of a project, creating digital maps with powerful tactical…

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Topcon Adds Pacific Northwest Distributor to Solutions Store Network

Topcon Positioning Group announced a new addition to the Topcon Solutions Store distribution network. PPI Group, now known as PPI Group, a Topcon Solutions Store, is the latest positioning distributor to join the network with locations in Portland, Ore., and Kent, Wash., bringing the total to 13 locations in North America. “The addition of PPI Group to the network comes…

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