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Automation & Energy Conference

Automation & Energy Conference

19-20 November 2013
Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA

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Exploring the latest trends in materials processing, energy management, plant automation and sustainable production in the aggregates, cement and concrete industries. Download the brochure.

Automation, processing efficiency, energy and sustainability are playing increasingly critical roles in construction-materials production. That's why Rock Products' Automation & Energy Conference (A&E) is the one event you won't want to miss in 2013.

A&E is a two-day event that will bring together construction-materials producers and industry manufacturers to share valuable information on the latest trends in materials processing, plant automation, energy management and sustainable production.

A&E will offer speakers the opportunity to visit exhibits and hear from a lineup of tech-savvy presenting essential solutions on a wide variety of topics for aggregates, concrete, and cement producers.


  • Equipment integration and process control
  • Equipment monitoring and weigh-out
  • Material handling and cost containment
  • Solar power and portable-energy generation


  • Mixer trucks with automated quality control functions
  • Automated truck dispatch and plant assignment
  • RFID tags for tracking production, inventory, and shipping
  • Laser-guided precast fabrication
  • Robotics in unit masonry transfer and packing
  • Robotics in concrete pipe and precast
  • Energy management and audits


  • Energy efficiency
  • Automation and equipment monitoring
  • Reducing the heat required to preheat raw material
  • Acquiring consistent Energy Star plant certification
  • Continuous emission monitoring & reporting
  • New measuring technology when using alternate fuels

This event will focus on equipment and technology solutions designed to drive operational efficiency and plant profitability.

Booth space sold in 10' x 10' increments.

Contact for more information:
Mark Kuhar, Editor, Rock Products
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T: +1 330 722 4081
For more information or to apply for space, contact:
Cory Smith, SEMCO Productions
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