The Most Unusual Piles

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 2017

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.

One of Our Ph.D.’s, Jared Heinly, Presenting This Week at the CVPR Conference

Sneak Peek of the 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 is almost here. For the first time, Dr. Jared Heinly, along with his team, will be presenting a full day tutorial at the CVPR conference that you won’t want to miss.
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Customer Profile: Amerikohl Mining, Inc.

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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Customer Profile: Lakeside Industries

Overview: Lakeside Industries’ history dates back to 1952, when Rhoady Lee, Sr., and his son purchased a sand, gravel, and ready-mix concrete company on the east side of Lake Washington. Today, they are still a family-owned company of locally-managed regional divisions spanning Western Washington, Northwest Oregon, and Central Idaho. With more than 400 employees, they are a full-service asphalt paving contractor with 18 asphalt plants as well as a producer of high quality asphalt mix. Lakeside partners on all types of projects including airports, highways, city streets, and private developments.
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13 Drone Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

Drones are a critical piece of the platform. While they have incredible technology, they are only as good as the pilots who fly them. We have worked with countless experienced drone pilots who flawlessly fly their drones. We’ve also seen – well, we’ve seen a few mistakes made by less experienced pilots. We’ve assembled a list of the top mistakes – so you don’t have to make them yourself.
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From Inventory Management to Live Volume Production Measurement

So you already know that has changed the game for inventory management. We’ve cut pile measurement costs up to 89% for some customers, while at the same time giving unprecedented accuracy and eliminating costly writedowns. That would be enough for any company to abandon legacy measurement systems and switch to Our technology utilizing drones, airplanes and our proprietary iPhone app can quickly and accurately measure stockpiles and create real time reports for inventory. However, this technology has brought about an additional benefit that makes it an indispensible part of any aggregate business: accurate measurement of material production or “live volumes” measurement.
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Great news: we’ve been named one of Asphalt Contractor’s 2017 Top 30 Editor’s Choice products!

Stockpile Reports has been chosen as one of the top 30 products for asphalt contractors. The winners are chosen by the staff of Asphalt Contractor magazine, and must meet tough criteria including longevity and consistency in the market, dependability, productivity and innovation.
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Seattle Blue Book Showcase Event

We’ll be attending the Seattle Blue Book Showcase Event in Seattle on May 11th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. See you there!

This is a free event and included lunch, drinks, and hors d’vores.

You can register on the Blue Book Showcase website link below.