Construction Trends and Technologies
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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

Construction Safety Demands Artificial Intelligence

There is a greater demand for intelligence on construction jobsites lately due to the need for more safety measures. Artificial intelligence (AI) can help.Here’s a quick primer. AI in the construction market can be segmented into two... Continue Reading

BIM Software: 4 Tools to Consider

Building information modeling (BIM) is a critical design and planning element that allows construction professionals to prepare projects with higher efficiency. Having accessible, precise data available while on a job site has a profound... Continue Reading

New Grade Guidance Technology for Excavators

Guidance technology on construction equipment offers a number of benefits. It can improve productivity, uptime, and lower daily operating costs.Today, many of the equipment manufacturers are coming to market with new machines—such as... Continue Reading

Rental Houses Embrace IoT Technology

For many construction companies, renting construction equipment is a big part of the business model. Renting offers a number of advantages such as being able to leverage a more modern fleet, without the upfront costs. Now, rental... Continue Reading

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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

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

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

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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