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Bryan Uses Performance-Management System Via Cloud

M.G. Bryan Equipment Co., a leading heavy equipment and machinery OEM for the oil and gas industry, is using cloud computing for remote asset management of high-tech fracturing equipment. Designed and integrated with Rockwell Automation, M.G. Bryan’s new equipment’s control and information system leverages Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Azure cloud-computing platform to help provide secure remote access to real-time information, automated maintenance alerts, and service and parts delivery requests. With Rockwell Automation, M.G. Bryan designed a simple, user-friendly system using the cloud to improve productivity and business intelligence.

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W.S. Tyler’s CPA System Offers Fast, Accurate Particle Measurement

The Computerized Particle Analysis (CPA) System from W.S. Tyler offers more precise particle measurement beyond traditional sieve analysis. Ideal for operations that perform 15-20 or more sieves per day, CPA technology uses a digital line camera to measure particles up to 10 times faster than conventional sieve methods.

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McLanahan, CEMCO Build First Portable Frac Sand Plant


McLanahan Corp. and CEMCO, at a special media event in New Mexico attended by Rock Products’ Associate Editor Josephine Smith, announced plans to produce the industry’s first portable frac sand plant. Combining advanced technology hallmarked by McLanahan’s processing engineers with CEMCO’s expertise in portable equipment design, the Portable Frac Sand Plant offers an economical, efficient means for the production of two sizes of frac sand used in oil and natural gas drilling applications. The plant is easily transported from one deposit site to the next, enabling frac sand mining at multiple locations.

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Sand Screener


Del Sol offers a simple, robust, and process efficient sand screener for the frac market. The screener not only does an excellent job in sizing the sand for required cuts, but it is also easy to operate and does not blind off like others. Although it could safely be considered old school – using screening and handling techniques that have worked for decades – the unit can handle in the order of 50 tph per unit (even higher depending on the sand properties) with minimal shut down for clearing screens.

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