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3 Primary Challenges of Telematics Implementation

With the rapidly changing landscape of telematics and the introduction of new aftermarket and original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) installed products, there is almost no way a contractor is not exposed to the technology. This makes the... Continue Reading

Underground Mining Equipment: A Tech Look Inside

For construction companies and operators working on mining construction projects, understanding how equipment works on mines is critical. Here is an inside look into three different uses and how equipment is used.Room and Pillar... Continue Reading

Earthmoving Equipment for the Digital Jobsite

Heavy construction equipment is essential on any type of construction job to execute tasks on a project. Now, a number of factors are impacting how the equipment is used on construction sites around the world.Currently there is a rise in... Continue Reading

Autonomous Flying Alters How You Get the Job Done

Drones are advancing at a rapid clip for construction. While many in the industry have been talking about the benefits related to surveying and other tasks in construction, the real question is whether these flying machines might soon... Continue Reading

Mixed Reality Comes to Construction

There has been a lot of talk around augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the construction industry. Now, a new, emerging technology is set to change how business is done: mixed reality (MR).Here is a quick breakdown of all... Continue Reading

Avoid Unnecessary Expenses with RFID

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is becoming more common in the construction industry. The technology offers contractors and machine operators an easy way to track and maintain assets.One example comes from Linder Industrial... Continue Reading

Top Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

The construction industry is constantly evolving and in 2018, experts must be comfortable with change in order to succeed. According to JLL’s new U.S. Construction Outlook report, the construction sector is in the mature stages of... Continue Reading

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Top 15 Tips for Flying a Drone

The use of drones in construction is on the rise. They can be used in many applications, from survey mapping to job monitoring. As construction companies decide to implement this technology, figuring out how to use a drone takes time... Continue Reading

The Future of Excavators

Equipment is becoming connected—offering new ways to improve business processes at the jobsite. Now, one analyst is predicting growth in the excavator market, due to anticipated recovery of the infrastructure sector, among other factors... Continue Reading

Rock Solid Growth for Concrete Printing

3D concrete printing is an innovative construction method that promises to be highly lucrative in the construction field.Three trends are the growth of 3D concrete printing: green construction, the need save time, and growing cost... Continue Reading

The Future of the Connected Jobsite

Better performance. Increased efficiency. Exceptional precision. It’s no secret that emerging technologies have improved the compact equipment industry. But what’s next?Let’s jump ahead 10 years to 2027 and enter the era of connected... Continue Reading

Silica Mandate: What You Need to Know

 As seen with asbestos and lead-based paint, it can take some time for exposure to cause health issues and difficult to identify the causal factors. Recently, a rule has come down to further protect construction workers from exposure to... Continue Reading

Episode 41: Asphalt Advancements | Equipment Tech

Tuesday, December 20, 2016Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Hydraulics Get an UpgradePeggy Smedley examines the impact of infrastructure spending on the global hydraulic cylinder market.Listen... Continue Reading

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