Tags: FAA

Drones used to monitor blasting at quarry

Dec 16, 2015

Drones used to monitor blasting at quarry

It seems the list of applications for using unmanned aerial vehicles at quarries keeps growing. We've told you about drones being used to  survey the terrain, improve safety and measure stockpiles of aggregates. Now, a quarry in Virginia is using a used flying drone built ...

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FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too close to aircraft increases dramatically

Aug 26, 2015

FAA issues warning as number of drones getting too close to aircraft increases dramatically

  Though drones hold a ton of potential for the advancement of the construction industry and $100 billion worth of growth potential for the U.S. economy, that unfortunately doesn't mean that morons can't fly them. In fact, the amount of morons flying ...

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Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Oct 02, 2014

Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may not have been 100 percent correct, but they weren't completely wrong either. Flying robots may start playing big roles in ...

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Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Oct 01, 2013

Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Some U.S. Department of Transportation operations have been suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began at 12:01 a.m. today, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The majority of the activities suspended cannot remain in operation ...

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Federal Transit Administration awards $5 million to the ARTIC Project

Jul 21, 2010

The Federal Transit Administration (FAA) awarded $5 Million to the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) for its project set to break ground next year. The project will build a transportation hub with hopes that it will assist in stimulating the ...

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