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Landing on a Gravel Runway: In Action

In Uncategorized by Steve Vitale

If you’re interested in aviation, you can find loads of footage watching the wondrous mechanics of all sorts of aircraft take off and land on a multitude of runways. Though many show planes departing or landing on asphalt or concrete runways, some unique footage will show airplanes landing on a gravel runway. The fact that gravel is involved makes it …

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The Safest Way to Road Dust Control

In Dust Control, Gravel Roads, Road & Surface Management, Roads, Uncategorized, Unpaved Roads by Bob Vitale

For community residents that live near unpaved roads, there’s an obvious, and understandable, concern about the health, safety and environmental impact of road dust control measures used on their roads.  There are a number of ways that chemical dust control products can move from the intended location: Over-spraying the sides of the road during application can leak the product into …

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AI is Put to the Test in Ontario Nickel Mining Exploration

In Mine & Quarry, Uncategorized by Jim Silva

Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to control the costs of exploratory drilling and make worksites more efficient.  Exploratory drilling is a necessary but costly expense for mining companies. While finding new drilling targets is essential to keep operations profitable, it can be resource-intensive to dig imprecisely. That’s why mining companies need to be confident about …