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Technology Drives Infrastructure Operations

One new construction project shows how technology can be used to manage and monitor infrastructure. The city of Hamamatsu is located between Tokyo and Osaka, and has a population of roughly 810,000 people. It is known as an industrial... Continue Reading

Robotics on the Rise in Construction

Robots are beginning to find their place at the construction jobsite. They are starting to work side-by-side with construction equipment operators, and offer new opportunities to improve businesses processes, heighten safety, and reduce... Continue Reading

Smart Concrete Gaining Momentum

Smarter materials are coming to the construction jobsite. Across the globe, government mandates regarding construction standards and safety of structures is leading to an uptake in structural health monitoring. Now, contractors need to... Continue Reading

Getting Started with Drones in Construction

In the past, drones were primarily used for military practices, but now drones are here for all enterprises—and they are transforming how work is done in the construction industry. In fact, Research Nester predicts the global drone... Continue Reading

New Demolition Tool Cuts Construction Labor Costs

Traffic had become a common occurrence on the four-mile-long stretch between Loop 410 NE and Loop 410 S on I-35 in San Antonio. Texas Department of Transportation officials planned to remedy that with a four-year, $61.2 million project... Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence Builds Better

JE Dunn Construction Company understands the importance of AI (artificial intelligence)—so much so that it spun off a technology company—Site 1001—that develops an intelligent facilities management platform back in 2016... 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

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 Now Segment 2: Asset... 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

Episode 49: Tire Trends | Robotic Systems

TUESDAY, February 21, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Changes for AggregatesHost Peggy Smedley looks at how new technology is changing aggregates in construction.Listen Now Segment 2: Tire... 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

3 Ways Telematics Can Help with Fleet Management

Technology is rapidly advancing. With the IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine) technology, we have new capabilities today that previously we would have never thought were possible. It’s important to stay on top of... Continue Reading

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