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Quarry Tech showcases latest technologies in Vancouver

March 7, 2019  By  Andrew Snook

Kate Klassen, director of operations for Coastal Drone Co., offers an update on Canadian drone regulations, compliance, management and training.

The latest technologies and techniques for optimizing quarry and pit operations were on display on March 6 in Vancouver at Rock to Road’s Quarry Tech forum.

Attendees were treated to presentations and case studies from industry experts covering a wide variety of topics, including:
• Simple, effective aggregate automation;
• Measuring for success;
• Processing fines within the crushing circuit;
• Hybrid crushing technologies;
• Wash screen optimization;
• Key benefits of modular washing solutions and water management systems;
• The connected quarry;
• A new occupational health and safety toolbox;
• Updates on Canadian drone regulations, compliance management, and training;
• Modernizing aggregate dispatch for subcontracted haulers; and
• A look at the Volvo CE/Skanska Sweden electric site quarry project.

The next Quarry Tech forum will take place on April 25 in Moncton, N.B. For all the details or to register, visit:

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