Rock Products

APR 2018

Rock Products is the aggregates industry's leading source for market analysis and technology solutions, delivering critical content focusing on aggregates-processing equipment; operational efficiencies; management best practices; comprehensive market

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IN THE KNOW ROCK products • April 2018 • 9 FAST FACT To date, Kespry aggre- gates customers have flown 10,400 worksite mis- sions measuring 223,000 stockpiles across 1.4 mil- lion acres. and have same day results," said Austin Fisher, assistant operations manager and quality control manager, Stoneco of Michigan. "The speed of obtaining data from the Kespry system has allowed us to tweak changes to our operations days faster than old methods, provid- ing us with virtual real-time inventory checks that increase our operations' efficiencies." CSA Materials is the premier highway and heavy construction company in Texas. The company mines and man- ages its own material supplies and hot-mix plants so it can maximize oper- ational efficiency for its customers. The Kespry platform enables CSA to ensure aggregates stockpiles are optimized to meet customer demand and business forecasts. "Inventory management can be a really daunting task," said Brian Biggerstaff, environmental manager, CSA Materials. "Now, the Kespry system lets us keep a historical record of each flight we make. I can watch stockpiles at remote locations. If I measure one in March, June and Sep- tember, I can quickly visually go between those dates and I can see that stockpile and where people have taken material from it, and how much has been removed from it. CSA Materials is pleased with the continuous improvement Kespry shows. As Kespry evolves, so does our drone program. We have grown from stockpile measurements into mine planning and other areas." "The Kespry aerial intelligence plat- form delivers a single source of truth for aggregates companies' worksite data," said George Mathew, CEO and chairman, Kespry. "Our 170 aggregates customers are all experiencing the unprecedented

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