Moon Mining - NASA's break the ice challenge
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Engineering on the Moon: Can You Dig It?: Part 1

  The mission challenge for engineering teams from NASA is clear, should you decide to accept it: “DESIGN, BUILD, AND TEST TERRESTRIAL ANALOG FULL-SCALE PROTOTYPES OF ROBOTIC ICY REGOLITH EXCAVATION AND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.”- NASA  Break the Ice Challenge “Regolith” is the engineering term for “Moon dirt”, and when it comes…
Construction materials Recycling
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Construction Materials Recycling on the Rise Part 2: Sustainable Asphalt and Concrete Technology

  Resource Erectors Industry Watch Q3 2022 In part 1 we looked at the rising demand for recycled gypsum in the booming construction industry of 2022, and how building contractors are even more under the gun when it comes to the high cost of material production and eventual transportation to…
Total Effective Equipment Performance
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Is Your Planned Production Time Truly Productive?

Total Effective Equipment Performance  In 2022, as we move forward into a turbulent Q3 summer with energy costs spiking and demand for aggregates and essential  “battery metals” surging to unprecedented global levels, reaching maximum potential production capacity is of the highest priority.  For mining, manufacturing, aggregates, construction materials, and just…