The Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge

According to the World Economic Forum, infrastructure in the United States is ranked 11thglobally. Roads are crumbling, bridges are deficient and water pipelines are leaking.

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Mining with Millennials

Many companies think that it is relatively easy to find skilled professionals, but the shortage of technical skilled labor is still one of the most pressing concerns in the mining industry, according to a report by executive search firm Pedersen & Partners.

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Rod Martin Talks About Winning the Mark S. Walsh Award

Rod Martin received the 2016 Mark S. Walsh Leadership Award, sponsored by Rock Products, at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA)Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Martin is the third-generation executive of Bechtelsville, Pa.-based Martin Stone Quarries Inc.

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John Deere Ups Ante on Mobile Applications; Telematics

The new John Deere MyMaintenance mobile application takes preventative maintenance and repairs to the next level for construction maintenance managers. The app enables users to view and document maintenance intervals by calendar date or by machine engine hours right on the jobsite or in the workshop.

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High-Tech Inventory Management

14 YL1Stockpile Reports, an online image-based stockpile inventory management system, announced a new industry initiative called Project Acumen. The company will be working with its existing customer base, aggregates industry partners, and tech-friendly groups such as the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Young Leaders to address the challenge of reducing inventory write-off risk associated with pile management practices.

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