Category Archives: Technology

Conveyor technology helps Gold Rush team compete

Chances are, if you mention the phrase “gold rush” to anyone associated with the mining industry, they’ll know you’re talking about the most popular show on the Discovery channel, cable TV’s #1 unscripted series for three years running. With new episodes attracting as many as 5.5 million viewers, the series has propelled the network to […]

New profiling technology helps make drilling and blasting safer

by Jon M. Casey For drilling and blasting professionals looking for newer, safer and more efficient ways to do their work, industry experts offered new, technological advancements at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar, Jan. 17-18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley, WV. During two of these presentations, Joe […]

New electric drive cat® 988k XE wheel loader offers higher fuel efficiency and lower total cost of ownership

The new Cat® 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently launched 986K wheel loaders to provide customers with the most cost-effective loader for each application.

Drones are here to stay: Critical factors for a successful enterprise drone program

by Michael Singer, CEO DroneView Technologies By now most have used, seen or at least heard about how drones are going to transform their lives. Suffice to say, while drones have some transformative benefits, they are just another tool that when properly used can bring significant value.

Reliable Contracting, Inc. uses drone technology for stockpile measurement and other functions

by Jon M. Casey For Nathan Scrivener, Quality Control Director for Reliable Contracting Inc., of Odenton, MD, stockpile measurement has become a monthly operation rather than a quarterly one. That is because in October 2016, the company purchased a DJI Phantom 4 Pro professional drone to perform that task. Coupled with “Map Pilot” software, Scrivener […]