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Advances in Hydraulic Excavators

The hydraulic excavator market is seeing new advancements. With the rising demand for infrastructure projects, along with the growing use of technically advanced hydraulic excavators, construction companies will have new equipment... Continue Reading

Airless Tires Now Available for Construction

Tires are advancing at a rapid rate. Now, airless radial tires are available for the UTV market, meaning there is no pressure to maintain, eliminating the need to carry spare tires.As one instance, Michelin Tweel Technologies recently... Continue Reading

Dozers Get Smarter with New Grade Control Systems

Grade control technology is changing how operators use construction equipment. Today, dozers are getting an infusion of technology to deliver precise grading performance.One recent example comes from John Deere, which announced its power... Continue Reading

Top Tech Trends for Construction Tires

As construction equipment has grown in the last couple of decades, in terms of size, power, weight and speed, so too has the need for off-the-road (OTR) tires that can keep up with the increased demand.“Tire manufacturers have... Continue Reading

Ep. 86: How to Save 50% Using GNSS Technology

Earthmoving is incredibly expensive. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) produces ground that is at the correct slope, height, compaction and moisture faster for contractors. This podcast identifies how machine guidance technology... 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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