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Protecting Your Eyes on the Job

Introduction of regulations and derivatives concerning worker safety is one of the major drivers fueling growth of the global protective eyewear market. A rise in the number of accidents at workplaces is increasing the demand of personal... Continue Reading

The AHU Market Expands

The AHU (air handling unit) industry is largely supported by the rising HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air condition) industry worldwide. AHU form an important component of the overall air conditioning system.With the further rising... Continue Reading

Trends in Construction Technology

Digitalization has the potential to immensely change the construction industry as contractors look for ways to increase productivity and meet tight construction timelines. Beginning this journey can be challenging, but a good place to... Continue Reading

Bridge Market Rises Up

The FRP (fiber reinforced plastic or polymers) materials bridge market will grow during the next four years. The increasing demand for FRP materials to enhance the strength and stiffness of structural parts of FRP bridges, such as decks,... Continue Reading

Ready-Mix on the Rise

Ready-mix concrete is manufactured in a factory or a plant and then delivered to the construction site through a truck equipped with transit mixers. The nonresidential sector creates a higher demand for the ready-mix cement, generating... Continue Reading

Shaping Future Buildings with Silicone

Materials used in the construction of buildings, road, bridges, and other structures are changing and advancing, right along with the tools and equipment used on the jobsite. As one example, silicones are changing structures and will... Continue Reading

Multi-Rotor Drone Flying High

The multi-rotor drone market is experiencing an advanced rate of growth due to the increasing demand in commercial and civil applications. Also, a new range of programs are being carried out to develop latest drone technologies... Continue Reading

Hydraulic Accumulators Move Forward

Hydraulic accumulators are used in excavators, loaders, earth movers, graders, dozers, dumpers, cranes, forklifts, and bulldozers. Much of the equipment is heavy industry application-based and their use involves harsh terrain in... Continue Reading

Episode 62: Jobsite VR | Heavy Haulers

Tuesday, May 23, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: ELD Mandate UpdatesPeggy Smedley highlights key points related to the ELD mandate.Listen Now Segment 2: VR Revolutionizing the JobsiteMo... Continue Reading

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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

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

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