All posts by Jonathan Barnes

Hard Hat anniversary

A century later, the company that invented the hard hat is still saving lives through innovation, from the top down. It’s been a century since the hard hat’s invention, and the cumulative effect of the lifesaving creation is incalculable. The hard hat was born from an American soldier’s experience in World War I. While serving...

Plastic Islands No More

4Ocean uses geospatial technology to clean oceans, helping to reduce and reimagine plastic waste. The mess is big enough that it can be seen from outer space. These days, satellite imagery reveals massive islands of plastic in oceans, and the waste is so vast that various groups and inventors are trying to combat the problem...

Rock, Paper, Drones

Above: Luck Stone flies one of their UAVs over their Bealeton quarry plant in Virginia. Luck Stone, a large mining and aggregates company, significantly improves their workflows and planning with UAVs and Delair’s UAV platform. In the mining and aggregates sector, half of your success is in the planning. Being prepared to have inventory available,...