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3 Trends Influencing Aerial Work Platforms

There is a shift happening today with aerial work platforms—and technology has a role to play. In recent years, the need for greater safety and productivity on aerial work platforms has led to the introduction of some new technical... Continue Reading

Technology Trends for Construction Safety

Safety is the most important part of every construction site. Between heavy machinery, dangerous demolition equipment and dizzying heights, any construction project is fraught with hazards. According to OSHA, 23 percent of private sector... Continue Reading

The Most Common Myths About BIM

There’s no doubt that building information modeling (BIM) is seen as key for the engineering and construction (E&C) industry as it looks to digital transformation to tackle some seemingly inherent challenges such as budget overspend... Continue Reading

Top Tips for Construction Safety in the Heat

For construction companies that work in the heat, safety training becomes a critical part of the operation. The right program and training can help workers work efficiently and safely in the warmer temperatures.For instance, Western... Continue Reading

Drones: Your Preflight Checklist

Digitization is having a big impact throughout all aspects of the construction industry. While design has long been digital, the physical world itself has not. Now, drone imagery can digitize the physical world and provide builders with... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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