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Fairbanks Announces Enhancements to FB6000

Fairbanks Scales Inc. announced enhancements to the FB6000 weighing instrument, which features a dynamic web interface that drastically reduces calibration and custom ticket formatting time over previous generations and competing technology.

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Next-Gen Surveying at Mining Projects

With the help of technology, mining and aggregates operations have evolved to be more efficient, accurate and sustainable. Mining and aggregates operations are using a wide variety of new technology at the site for exploration and mining operations. Think drones, satellite and so much more.

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The Use of Drones Has Exploded

The aggregates industry is not the only place the use of drones has exploded. A host of new users is changing the world of commercial aviation thanks in large part to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small unmanned aircraft rule, Part 107 (PDF), which has now been in place for a year. Under the new regulations, drones are changing the way countless jobs are done, from movie filming and real estate marketing to agricultural mapping and smokestack inspections.

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Cardinal’s New ARMOR Truck Scales Feature Digital SmartCells

Cardinal Scale’s new ARMOR series digital truck scales with SmartCell load cells offer unmatched performance built to last a lifetime of heavy-duty weighing use, according to the company.

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Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones at aggregates operations is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from stockpile measuring to quarry face inspection. But figuring out how to use a drone takes time. Learning how to use it comes first, along with safety precautions.

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