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Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon’s mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, recently acquired BMT, a pioneer in blast movement monitoring and analysis for open pit mines. BMT’s technologies complement Hexagon’s drill and blast solutions with accurate ore location information, enabling customers to extract greater profit from every blast. The ability to accurately track blast movement […]

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

New map feature on Volvo haul assist will boost safety and productivity

Volvo Construction Equipment is rolling out a new map feature on the Haul Assist application at CONEXPO that will allow operators to monitor hauler traffic around a jobsite and proactively adjust their driving according to traffic conditions. This update improves productivity and safety thanks to better communication and monitoring between machines. “Haul Assist Map helps […]

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software integrates 3D lift plan and iCraneTrax

A1A Software LLC, will demonstrate new features of its lift planning and fleet management tools, including integrations between the programs, at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 10-14, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. “3D Lift Plan is so much more than a lift planning tool,” said Tawnia Weiss, president of A1A Software. “Connectivity between it and iCraneTrax gives crane […]

Intelligent compaction is the key

Intelligent compaction is the key

by Jeff Winke The most elemental meaning of the word “compaction,” is the exertion of force on something so that it becomes more dense. In the realm of road construction, compaction is considered one of the most important processes in pavement and roadway surface construction. It is necessary in order to attain high quality and […]

New conveyor belt cleaner design: Reduce inventory with cut-to-length

New conveyor belt cleaner design: Reduce inventory with cut-to-length

A new conveyor belt cleaner has been designed with an innovative method of holding the urethane blade in place without the need to mill any slots for holding pins. Combining the benefits of previous designs into one product, the QC1+TM belt cleaner from Martin Engineering can be cut to length to fit virtually any application, […]