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Senator Has a Blast

5789381969c63.imageJuly 25, 2016 – Cedar Mountain Stone Corp. recently hosted Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.,) for a site visit at the Mitchells Quarry near Culpeper, Va. The senator saw first-hand how the quarry uses drones to monitor blasts in the 50-acre quarry. “We use drones for about every other blast to understand if we’re using the right amount of explosives,” Cedar Mountain Stone Corp. owner Ed Dalrymple told the Culpeper Star-Exponent. The senator co-founded communications technology firm Nextel and is a proponent of unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Talk on the Drone

0622.interdrone uavJuly 7, 2016 – BZ Media LLC announced the second in its series of critical examinations of the hype and reality behind certain vertical commercial drone markets, “The Truth About Drones in Construction and Infrastructure Inspection.” The free report was commissioned by BZ Media and written and produced by Skylogic Research.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg to Give You the Boot

Blog 6 29June 27, 2016 – With summer construction work in full swing, ConExpo-Con/Agg has launched a social media sweepstakes that gives the hardworking men and women of the construction and aggregates industries a chance to win a new pair of work boots.

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NSSGA Approves of TSCA

unnamed 5June 10, 2016 – President Obama is expected to sign the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) soon, now that both chambers of Congress approved the first update to regulating toxic chemicals in 26 years.

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