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Monthly Inventory at 100 Sites for $200,000

On November 13, 2013 at the Washington Aggregates Association our CEO, David Boardman made a claim that the attendees couldn’t believe. “Within 10 years every square centimeter of every construction and aggregates operation would be modeled, indexed, and analyzed in 3d – every minute, of every day, 365 days a year.” That was almost 4 […]

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2017, The First Half of the Year In Review

You make the world a better place. You build things, you create the raw materials that allow all of us to have a better life. For that, we thank you. We’d like to take a look back and see what you’ve accomplished in 2017. It was a fascinating year and lots of things happened. Here’s […]

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The Most Unusual Piles

Measuring the volume of standard stockpiles is pretty straightforward. Our proprietary iPhone app, and the technology we’ve created for aerial measurements by drone or airplane give you extraordinarily accurate results in easy to read reports in no time at all. Sand, gravel, aggregate – these are all a piece of cake. But we love a […]

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Customer Profile: Amerikohl Mining, Inc.

Overview: Amerikohl Mining, Inc., is made up of three divisions: Amerikohl Aggregates, Amerikohl Transport, and Patriot Exploration, which develops and produces natural gas wells. They are one of the top surface mining coal producers in Pennsylvania, producing nearly 1,000,000 tons of coal annually. Amerikohl Aggregates produces in excess of 1.5 million tons per year of […]

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See Your Site Floating In the Middle of Your Office!

This fall, Apple will be releasing iOS 11, and with it a powerful new augmented reality capability called ARKit. It essentially allows you to see virtual objects projected into the camera view and interact with those objects. In the video above, we put together a prototype showing a 3d site map we took from a […]

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Progress Reports

Want to document site progress over time, showing cut and fill? Facilitate your project billing and royalty payments? Accurately measure production? We’ve got you covered. We’re excited to offer our customers an unparalleled new service: Progress Reports. With Progress Reports, you’ll get weekly drone flights from one of our pilots. Each flight will generate an […]

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Customer Profile: Lakeside Industries

Overview: Lakeside Industries’ history dates back to 1952, when Rhoady Lee, Sr., and his son purchased a sand, gravel, and ready-mix concrete company on the east side of Lake Washington. Today, they are still a family-owned company of locally-managed regional divisions spanning Western Washington, Northwest Oregon, and Central Idaho. With more than 400 employees, they […]

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13 Drone Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

Drones are a critical piece of the StockPileReports.com platform. While they have incredible technology, they are only as good as the pilots who fly them. We have worked with countless experienced drone pilots who flawlessly fly their drones. We’ve also seen – well, we’ve seen a few mistakes made by less experienced pilots. We’ve assembled […]

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From Inventory Management to Live Volume Production Measurement

So you already know that StockpileReports.com has changed the game for inventory management. We’ve cut pile measurement costs up to 89% for some customers, while at the same time giving unprecedented accuracy and eliminating costly writedowns. That would be enough for any company to abandon legacy measurement systems and switch to StockpileReports.com. Our technology utilizing […]

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