Construction Trends and Technologies
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On a “Roll” with New Drums

Construction equipment continues to advance, offering greater operating efficiency and maintenance. Such is the case with drum rollers, which are also receiving EPA Tier 4 emissions compliance.One new roller is the Sakai SW754. This has... Continue Reading

Safety and Manholes

For construction professionals who need to access manholes for projects or inspections, technology can help make the job a little bit safer.For example, a manhole zoom camera can assist with inspections. One such camera is by Fiberscope... Continue Reading

Episode 59: Smart Equipment | Workforce Telematics

Tuesday, May 2, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Equipment MarketsHosts Peggy Smedley talks about how equipment is becoming more intelligent.Listen Now Segment 2: Smart Equipment Wayne... Continue Reading

Galvanized Steel Tubes Market Flows in India

The galvanized steel tubes market in India is witnessing considerable growth in the process industries. The increase in the number of investments is boosting the industrial growth of the country, which is likely to drive the market.The... Continue Reading

Data Drives Field Service

The key to any aerial rental business’s success is keeping equipment ready to work. A new app will help service technicians keep their equipment up and running.The Genie Tech Sight application uses the Genie Technical Services and... Continue Reading

How to Listen to a Podcast

Whether you are on the job or in the office, podcasts can help construction companies get access to the latest information on how technologies are advancing. A podcast is an audio show, much like a radio show, that you can get on the... Continue Reading

Tech Drives Safety at Jobsite

Safety is of the utmost importance at the construction jobsite—and now new technology solutions are enabling workers to take a new approach to safety.One example comes from HoistCam, which produces wireless camera systems that provide an... Continue Reading

Glass Market Growth Transparent

The growth in the global construction market, technological advancement in glass, and need for energy savings are the major factors driving the expansion of the global construction glass sector. The increasing middle-class population... Continue Reading

Apps Power Jobsite

For the construction industry, apps can help improve productivity. The challenge is wading through all the available apps to determine the best for the job.One new example comes from GenieBelt. This iteration improves the versatility of... 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

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

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

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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