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Jobsite Safety Designed for Women

With a rise in the number of women in construction and other industrial fields, the need for safety equipment geared towards them is on the rise. Products that are ergonomically suitable for women are gaining in popularity.The global... Continue Reading

Factors Driving the Paving Asphalt Market

Paving asphalt gains will be driven by a more favorable funding environment, legislative pressure to improve the nation’s aging infrastructure, and healthy advances in non-building construction activity, particularly in the highway and... Continue Reading

Adoption of Green Construction Technology

Green technology is a concept that promotes the creation and adoption of new technologies and innovations, which can minimize depletion and disturbance of natural resources. Adoption of this technology across industries is driven by a... Continue Reading

5D BIM Approach to Cost Estimating

Building information modeling (BIM) is changing the way the construction industry works. With a rising number of owners requiring BIM on projects, adoption has increased dramatically on projects throughout the world. Now, companies are... Continue Reading

Tilt Sensors Level the Construction Market

Growing demand for construction equipment is fueling the growth of the tilt sensor market. The tilt sensor market is expected to reach $260.3 million by 2023. The factors such as large-scale investments for infrastructural development... Continue Reading

Global Surveying Equipment Market Expands

Surveying is the technology of detecting the relative position of a point that is at the surface of the earth. There are different types of surveying techniques like geodetic surveys, cadastral surveys, engineering surveys, aerial... Continue Reading

Construction Software Manages Your Project

Construction management software is designed for contractors, builders, engineers, architects, and construction managers to complete their projects. General contractors look for strong features in construction management software that... Continue Reading

Addressing the Human Element in Jobsite Safety

When it comes to safety on the jobsite, the goal is that at the end of the day everyone goes home to their family. The reality is that the goal is not always met. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 4,836... Continue Reading

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Excavator Tech Really Digs in At Jobsite

Construction companies will get a hand on the jobsite in the form of a new excavator. Trimble and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., have teamed up to bring a high-tech excavator to the market in Japan.The new 20-ton class ... Continue Reading

Drone Investments Take Flight

Drones on the jobsite aren’t commonplace yet, but new technologies and market projections have them popping up all over the place. Dronomy, the construction drone-software start-up, has secured investments to propel the market forward... Continue Reading

A Look inside 3D Printers

Most 3D printer users are restricted to printing only certain types of designs because there are limited options available when it comes to support material, or support structures. This is one of the current challenges that exists in the... Continue Reading

ELD Mandate: What You Need to Know

When it comes to the technology trends and what contractors need to think about as technology rapidly changes; top of mind will be: How do I make my fleet safer and become more efficient without having a bunch of disparate systems... Continue Reading

ITS: The Future Is Here

In early November, Americans went to the polls to choose their new leaders. And the outcome of this election will impact what steps are taken to improve infrastructure—and how technology will play a role.Regardless of how the election... 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

Episode 47: Smarter Jobsites | Aggregates

TUESDAY, February 7, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Funding New TechHost Peggy Smedley shares the latest news related to electric and hybrid vehicles. Listen Now Segment 2: Smarter, Safer... Continue Reading

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