Construction Trends and Technologies
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Analytics & IoT: The Keys to Construction's Future

Construction companies all across the globe are looking for ways to streamline work into a digital process. The large amount of documentation in the industry needs be managed as effectively as possible as well as providing key insights... Continue Reading

Drones on Demand: Should You Outsource?

Drone usage on construction jobsites is growing—as is another trend related to drones. Many construction companies are foregoing training their workers on how to operate drones, and as a result, they are outsourcing the task.Drone... Continue Reading

7 Must-Have Productivity Apps for 2018

In the face of progressing technology, it can be easy to become cluttered and confused when trying to communicate. A phone full of confusing or only partially understood apps can seriously slow down productivity and overall workflow.Tess... Continue Reading

Construction Tech Trends Worth Your Attention

The construction industry generally remains behind the technology curve, but times are changing. In a world of chronic skilled labor shortages and increasing competition, contractors must embrace technological innovation or be left... Continue Reading

Advanced Controls & Technology Improves Cranes

Cranes can be configured to suit the different needs of jobs—especially with the advent of new technologies such as telematics, cameras, and technologies related to lifting capacities. This makes the jobsite more efficient when it comes... Continue Reading

High-Tech Driving the Compact Loader Market

Construction equipment continues to evolve. Such is the case with compact loaders—which have a number of new technological advances that are driving the market.New research from Technavio shows that the adoption of advanced technology... Continue Reading

Manage Equipment with These Tool Apps

Apps are proving to be beneficial in the construction industry—and will continue to grow substantially in the future. According to IDC and App Annie, the “app economy” had its best quarter in Q1 of 2018, as mobile applications are... Continue Reading

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Top Three: Electric Drives the Future

Electric drives are becoming more common and could prove useful in construction equipment on the jobsite. Electric drives allow contractors to get real-time information on the performance of their key equipment.As a result of their... Continue Reading

Solid Future for 3D Concrete Printing

The demand for new construction across much of the world will serve as the primary driver for growth in the 3D concrete printing market, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.The market for 3D concrete printing is... Continue Reading

Episode 51: Asset Management | Trucking Trends

Tuesday, March 7, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: The Tech ExperienceHost Peggy Smedley highlights some of the latest technology innovations for construction.Listen NowSegment 2: Asset... Continue Reading

Top 3 Trends for Hydraulics

The global hydraulic equipment market for mobile applications is evolving, and there are three emerging trends that will have a significant impact on the market.Technavio recently issued a new report that focuses on the market and... Continue Reading

Digging into the Excavator Market

Japan’s excavator market will get a boost from upcoming projects in the capital and surrounding area. The excavator market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of approximately 18 percent from 2017-2021, according... Continue Reading

Constructing Connected Railways of the Future

For more than 200 years, railways and railroads have been a part of the transportation landscape. Starting with the steam locomotive and evolving into electric railways within the first 100 years, railroads and trains have covered a lot... Continue Reading

Cranes: Technology at the Top

Cranes are perhaps one of the most recognizable types of construction equipment. That may partly be due to the fact they can be seen hoisting materials up high, or sitting atop of a new structure being built. Crane models are available... Continue Reading

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