Tags: automation

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

Jan 26, 2016

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, specifically those in artificial intelligence, machine-learning, 3D printing and robotics, according to a report from the World Economic Forum. Of those ...

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Top Operations: Lehigh Hanson’s Bridgeport Quarry

Sep 09, 2015

Top Operations: Lehigh Hanson’s Bridgeport Quarry

« Click here to return and cast your vote for the Bridgeport Quarry in the Top Operations contest   Click here to return to see all the entries in the Top Operations contest »    Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in the August ...

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Radial stackers vs. mast stackers: a stronger side of material handling

Apr 01, 2015

Radial stackers vs. mast stackers: a stronger side of material handling

Conveyor systems vary widely in overall quality and efficiency. Consider that operations may obtain conveyors from a variety of sources — from in-house or local fabrication operations, to used equipment outlets, to opting for the latest technologies from major manufacturers. ...

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Make plans to attend AGG1

Feb 03, 2015

Make plans  to attend AGG1

It’s time to finalize your plans to attend the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with the World of Asphalt. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, through Thursday, March 19, at the Baltimore Convention ...

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July 2013

Sep 23, 2013

July 2013

Dredging Up Profits 

AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

Mar 15, 2013

AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

This week, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a variety of areas including ...

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School of Rock

Mar 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   This month, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 22, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show floor. During the weeks leading up to the show, we will feature AGG1 Updates in our e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Kruse Controls’ Plant-Info

May 26, 2011

Kruse Controls’ Plant-Info

Kruse Plant-Info collects, stores and reports Aggregate/Sand Plant data:  Production Time Down Time   Operator Hours   Pumb RPMs Motor Currents    Temperatures  Faults   Inventory Kruse Plant-Info uses an Industrial computer and interface modules to log the data from the included transmitters. The data is stored in customized tables to allow ...

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KPI-JCI’s MILO AUTOMATION CONTROLS

May 25, 2011

KPI-JCI’s MILO AUTOMATION CONTROLS

MILO (Machine-Interface-Logistics-Operation) is a powerful PLC control system that continuously monitors operation and makes adjustments when possible, issues warnings and will shut the crusher if necessary. A 120V output is provided for controlling the feed conveyor. MILO can be operated ...

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ISA Automation Week 2010

Oct 29, 2009

Location: Westin Galleria Complex, Houston, Texas Sponsor: International Society of Automation Contact: Jennifer Infantino, 919-990-9287; e-mail jinfantino@isa.org

Automation Aids Plant Support

Oct 01, 2009

Automation Aids Plant Support

Automation can provide assistance with overall plant maintenance, but make sure these items receive proper attention for their own maintenance. by Garrett Forkner and Andy Rieland It’s safe to say that some of the greatest advances in aggregates processing equipment in recent ...

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