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How to Make Your Construction Fleet Smart

Is your fleet smart? If not, now might be the time to consider how to add some intelligence to your equipment, as the market is expected to grow significantly, offering new opportunities for construction companies in the future.The... Continue Reading

Growth for Fleet Management Systems

Fleet-management systems are changing how the construction industry does business—on the road and at the jobsite. Now, one analyst firm is predicting growth for the market.In a new report, Berg Insight recently announced the number... Continue Reading

Fleet Management: A Service Model

Fleet-management systems are growing—and some manufacturers are even offering the service standard on equipment.As one example, Takeuchi recently announced a new fleet management service. The service, called Takeuchi Fleet... Continue Reading

Fleet Management Systems Get a Charge

Being able to effectively manage a fleet of vehicles offers a number of benefits such as saved time and costs. In the past, some hurdles to implementation have been cost to implement and technology complexity. Now, however, one... Continue Reading

Streamlining the Fleet Management Process

Fleet managers are continually seeking ways to streamline processes and improve efficiencies and safety.To that end, Omnitracs, a developer of fleet management solutions, recently launched Omnitracs Integrated Telematics (OIT).Meeting... Continue Reading

Making Fleet Management Work for You

Automated fleet tracking is critical to fleet managers looking for ways to more effectively monitor equipment use and schedule fleet maintenance.GPS Insight, a provider of GPS (global positioning system) fleet-tracking technology, has... Continue Reading

New Fleet Management Tools Save Time, Money

Fleet operators are continually seeking ways to reduce fuel costs, optimize travel routes, monitor driver behavior, minimize idle times and ensure cargo and driver security.To help achieve those goals, ORBCOMM, a provider of M2M... Continue Reading

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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