GRUPO PEDREGAL is a family-owned construction company in Costa Rica. Their aggregates division offers products such as sand, ballast, base stone, quarry stone, limestone stone, stone powder and aggregates. They have eleven production facilities distributed strategically throughout Costa Rica, so they can provide materials to customers at any location quickly. They constantly invest in the latest equipment technology and process their materials in a way that minimizes environmental impact, achieving high productivity and high quality aggregates. Continue reading “Customer Profile: GRUPO PEDREGAL”
Apple released iOS 11 on September 19th, and with it a powerful new augmented reality capability called ARKit. It essentially allows you to see virtual objects projected into the camera view and interact with those objects.
Continue reading “The Future of Stockpile Measurement and ARKit with iOS 11”
How confident are you in your measurement system? How do you know you can trust the list of inventory numbers someone gives you? What if a pile has a foot of water surrounding half its base? What if there’s another pile combined with it on one end? What if half the pile is covered in vegetation? When you’re looking at just raw numbers there’s a lot of potential risk burried behind that number. That’s why we’ve built Verified Reports.
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On November 13, 2013 at the Washington Aggregates Association our CEO, David Boardman made a claim that the attendees couldn’t believe.
“Within 10 years every square centimeter of every construction and aggregates operation would be modeled, indexed, and analyzed in 3d – every minute, of every day, 365 days a year.”
That was almost 4 years ago. Will we get there by 2023? We will.
Continue reading “Monthly Inventory at 100 Sites for $200,000”
You make the world a better place. You build things, you create the raw materials that allow all of us to have a better life. For that, we thank you.
We’d like to take a look back and see what you’ve accomplished in 2017. It was a fascinating year and lots of things happened. Here’s a look at some interesting data of how the first half of the year went.
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Measuring the volume of standard stockpiles is pretty straightforward. Our proprietary iPhone app, and the technology we’ve created for aerial measurements by drone or airplane give you extraordinarily accurate results in easy to read reports in no time at all. Sand, gravel, aggregate – these are all a piece of cake.
But we love a challenge! And our customers do not disappoint. We get excited when we get some unusual materials or configurations to handle, and we wanted to share some of them. Continue reading “The Most Unusual Piles”
CVPR is the premier annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.
Presentation by Jared Heinly, Ph.D. at the CVPR Conference
Your chance to learn the ins and outs of large-scale 3D reconstruction from a massive volume of images. For the first time, Dr. Jared Heinly, along with his team, presented a full day tutorial at the CVPR conference 2017. Continue reading “One of Our Ph.D.’s, Jared Heinly at the CVPR Conference 2017”
Amerikohl Mining, Inc., is made up of three divisions: Amerikohl Aggregates, Amerikohl Transport, and Patriot Exploration, which develops and produces natural gas wells. They are one of the top surface mining coal producers in Pennsylvania, producing nearly 1,000,000 tons of coal annually. Amerikohl Aggregates produces in excess of 1.5 million tons per year of premium State Approved Limestone products from two active quarry sites. Their limestone is utilized in the construction of roads, bridges, gas drilling platforms, water, sewer lines, railroads (ballast) anti-skid and many other local infrastructure projects. They have more than 150 customers in in Western Pennsylvania, and more than 130 employees working on projects from heavy highway construction, erosion and sediment control and more.
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Want to document site progress over time, showing cut and fill? Facilitate your project billing and royalty payments? Accurately measure production? We’ve got you covered. We’re excited to offer our customers an unparalleled new service: Progress Reports.
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