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How Tech Drives Collaboration for McCarthy

Collaboration has always been the cornerstone of any jobsite. Many construction companies are finding that photos and video documentation are a great way to quickly and effectively share information. As technology progresses, more... Continue Reading

10 Best States for Construction Jobs

As of late-summer 2018, most states were seeing an increase in year-over-year construction jobs. Jobseekers can scrutinize three key factors when deciding where to seek employment and begin building a great career.The construction... Continue Reading

Top 4 Construction Equipment Advances

Equipment is advancing in the construction industry. Many manufacturers are focused on making their machines smarter through the use of proprietary technology systems that make operations more efficient.“It’s important to look at... Continue Reading

Reversing the Negative Cycle of Staffing Shortages

The technology landscape continues to change rapidly, making it more important than ever for contractors to stay in the know to successfully thrive and compete. Today, multiple disruptive forces are converging, quickly escalating the... Continue Reading

Drone-Generated Thermal Maps Enhance Inspections

Drones are constantly evolving, offering new opportunities for construction companies to improve business processes. One of the latest trends is the use of thermal mapping technology on drones.Traditionally, thermal inspections have been... Continue Reading

How Tech is Changing the Equipment Rental Market

Construction equipment is advancing with the advent of new technology, which gives owners and operators the tools to work as smart as possible. The technology is also rapidly changing the rental market, offering new opportunities to... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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