Construction Trends and Technologies
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The Benefits of Concrete Admixtures

With the new initiatives targeting energy conservation and the need for more sustainable infrastructure, your materials are evolving, and they will change how business is done at the construction jobsite in the future.Case in point... Continue Reading

Mobile Crane Market Hoists Up Growth

Mobile cranes are used widely in the construction, engineering, and infrastructure industries. What makes them so essential to just about any construction project is that these mobile cranes are designed for easy transport to and from... Continue Reading

IoT Solutions for Your Jobsite

Using telematics for fleet management is becoming more prevalent with contractors, as many are more often leveraging the IoT (Internet of Things). With this technology in place, contractors have realtime access to their data and don'... Continue Reading

Ducts Deliver Opportunity

Worldwide the construction industry is pursuing various energy-efficient methods and is actively investing in energy-efficient solutions to counter rising energy costs without compromising on the quality of the services provided.The... Continue Reading

Labor Shortage Plaguing the Construction Industry

The construction industry is experiencing a worker shortage, and new numbers are showing some staggering statistics that need to be addressed.The National Association of Home Builders estimates that in the United States, there are... Continue Reading

Digitize Your Jobsite

Collaboration is a key component in a jobsite running smoothly—and there are many ways to achieve this. Technology is one way to help streamline processes.From construction equipment to mobile devices, technology is changing how... Continue Reading

AR Goes Mobile

Until recently, AR (augmented reality) was only for early adopters. Innovators struggled with technical limitations, hype for smartglasses, and weak use cases. There hadn’t been a lot of practical applications of AR. However, that... Continue Reading

Smart Roofs Emerging

Some of the key factors that will influence the global roofing materials market are rapidly growing infrastructure demand due to migration of people from rural to urban areas and an improved standard of living, resulting in the need for... 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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