Category Archives: Technology

  • Drones prove good fit for far-flung quarry inventory

    by Peter Hildebrandt Early on in the history of one Texas company — Reece Albert — their executives realized they could better control a job site if they had their own material supplies and hot-mix plants. The firm later pursued the lease of San Angelo’s Willeke Hill and other quarries in the west Texas area. […]

    Searching for sustainability: five new innovations for washing aggregate

    by Michael Honea, process engineer at Haver & Boecker All producers are affected by water and energy costs and should consider sustainable alternatives. Continued drought conditions, especially in the western United States, prompted local governments to implement water-usage limitations, pushing aggregate producers to use new technology to stay within those boundaries.