Tag: Drone

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone and also referred by several other names is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. The flight of UAVs may be controlled either autonomously by onboard computers or by the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle.

Story Time with Telematics

Story Time with Telematics

Telematics has been around for some time, but early iterations covered little more than the basics: machine hours, accurate location, maintenance due, and geo-fencing. Today, telematics offers more sophistication, says Tom Remy, senior manager/aftermarket sales for Topcon Tierra.

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Formulas and methods for determining the volumes and areas of regular shapes and surfaces go back at least as far as ancient Greece. Pythagoras and other mathematicians determined those formulas that are still used to calculate the volumes of spheres and pyramids, as well as the areas of curve conic

Reader Profile: Corey Huwa

Reader Profile: Corey Huwa

It’s not typical that an erosion control professional is a reality TV star, but Corey Huwa and his family are indeed atypical, running myriad family businesses dating back several generations. Cash Cowboys is a Pop TV reality program featuring Huwa and his family as 21st century Western cowboys reclaiming areas

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

Erosion Control—Reader Favorites

Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Erosion Control magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

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Training: What’s Up With Simulators

Training: What’s Up With Simulators

A couple of weeks back, a friend who maintains an ambitious program of forwarding emails about subjects she considers important (in this case, life after 50) sent an email with the subject line “Reaction Test.” It turned out to be an exercise in predicting your age based on your reaction

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

The Benefits of Engineered Soils

Engineered soil: it sounds like a new concept, but one historical record notes it is more than 1,000 years old. In the sixth century AD, a group of ascetic monks left the lush, green mainland of Ireland seeking a new, remote environment to practice their dedication and humility. Braving the

PRODUCTIVITY FAILINGS BLAMED FOR PROJECT DELAYS

PRODUCTIVITY FAILINGS BLAMED FOR PROJECT DELAYS

Investment in building and infrastructure is booming, yet on average large-scale projects run more than 20 months behind schedule.

According to research by the McKinsey Global Institute, an astonishing 98% of large-scale schemes around the world run 80% over budget and almost two years behind schedule. Poor communication, a lack of skilled workers

“Trash Girl”

“Trash Girl”

When I tell friends who are unfamiliar with the waste universe that I’m the editor of MSW Management, most of them ask, “What does MSW stand for?” Of course I would answer, municipal solid waste, and go on to explain that…

“Trash?” the friend would interrupt in a pious and

The Tools and the Talent

The Tools and the Talent

With severe weather events increasing solid waste amounts at landfills as well as increases in typical waste streams, achieving greater air space and attaining more efficiencies has become more critical.

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