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The Use of Drones Has Exploded

The aggregates industry is not the only place the use of drones has exploded. A host of new users is changing the world of commercial aviation thanks in large part to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small unmanned aircraft rule, Part 107 (PDF), which has now been in place for a year. Under the new regulations, drones are changing the way countless jobs are done, from movie filming and real estate marketing to agricultural mapping and smokestack inspections.

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Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones at aggregates operations is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from stockpile measuring to quarry face inspection. But figuring out how to use a drone takes time. Learning how to use it comes first, along with safety precautions.

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Dustless Loading Spout Addresses Safety, Environmental Concerns

Transloading, the process of utilizing different shipping methods to transport and deliver material, makes incredible sense in the sand industry. In the case of sand suppliers, transloading offers distinct advantages.

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Kenworth T880s Rock for Brown Transportation

Wayne Brown started in the construction industry 43 years ago. His first job was as a truck driver for his family-owned aggregate hauler and he enjoyed his time behind the wheel. “I drove the traditional high hood,” he recalled. “I was always very fond of the look.”

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