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Bring in the drones

03 October 2018, Published under Cement News

In the last few years commercial drones have become increasingly common in quarries all over the world. But how does the use of drone technology impact quarry operations? For specific tasks drone technology can totally overhaul traditional methods. By Propeller Aero, Australia. For specific tasks, such as a quarry’s end-of-month reconciliation, the use of drones can bring significant benefits to quarry operations Drones improve data-capture speed and are much more user-friend...

Lokotrack's GCC screen debut

14 December 2016, Published under Cement News

The need for a clean cement additive at Grupo Cementos Chihuahua (GCC)’s Rio Grande plant, USA, resulted in the installation of a new Metso Lokotrack ST2.8 screen. Thanks to its high throw and large screening area, the mobile scalping screen is helping the cement works to produce cement additives that meet the stringent requirements of GCC’s production process, resulting in significant cost savings. By Metso Corporation, USA. Metso's Lokotrack ST2.8 mobile scalping screen helps GCC's ...

Elevated savings

27 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Drones have quickly become a popular tool for quarry management. From planning to operations, they are saving companies time and money by assessing and measuring raw material stockpiles quickly and efficiently. By Rosalie Bartlett, Kespry, USA. Drones are increasing quarry efficiency in several ways. One example is through stockpile measurement. In the past, many aggregate companies would measure stockpiles using a combination of employees on the ground and third-party surveyors. Sur...