Category Archives: Technology

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.

New BlastMetriX UAV Improves Blast Design and Analysis by Quickly Capturing Accurate 3D Face Profile Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The new BlastMetriX UAV program from 3GSM GmbH allows quarries and mining operations to take advantage of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology to quickly, safely an accurately capture three dimensional face profiles for enhanced visualization of the blast area. The flexible system is the right tool for surveying large blast sites and does not require […]

Silver Standard saves both time and money using drone technology

Company Background Silver Standard Resources Inc. is a Vancouver-based mining company focused on the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of precious metal projects. Silver Standard has three operations, including the Marigold mine in Nevada, the Seabee Gold Operation in Saskatchewan, Canada and the 75% owned and operated Puna Operations joint venture in Argentina.