Category Archives: Technology

American Concrete Institute announces winners of Pervious Concrete Cylinder Student Competition

American Concrete Institute announces winners of Pervious Concrete Cylinder Student Competition

The American Concrete Institute announces the winners of its 2018 Pervious Concrete Cylinder Student Competition.  The competition took place at the recent Concrete Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas, NV, USA. The first, second, and third place in the Cylinder Performance, and Cementitious Efficiency categories each receive cash awards of $750, $500, and $250, respectively.

Epiroc Drilling Solutions invests in autonomous mining solutions business

Epiroc Drilling Solutions invests in autonomous mining solutions business

Garland, Texas — Epiroc Drilling Solutions, LLC., a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has acquired part of ASI Mining, LLC, a U.S.-based company that provides technology solutions for the autonomous operation of mining vehicles.

Cement plant overcomes remote conveyor issues with unique power generation technology

Cement plant overcomes remote conveyor issues with unique power generation technology

An innovative cement manufacturer in the Midwestern U.S. has implemented a unique power solution at a remote conveyor location that lacked convenient electrical access. The patent-pending design uses the kinetic energy of the moving belt to generate enough electricity to drive an automated dust suppression system, a pneumatic belt cleaner tensioner and a series of […]

Dust control technology advances produce cleaner air for construction

Dust control technology advances produce cleaner air for construction

RockRoadRecycle staff writer Many things affect construction, with new equipment and techniques being developed, but what is becoming more prevalent in virtually all operations is the development of clean air/dust control technology. This takes in many things, including new low emission engines from the likes of Caterpillar, Volvo CE and Deutz (among others) and the […]