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Drone Consolidation Is Coming Amid Growth

Drones are becoming more common on construction jobsites—and that trend is going to continue to grow at a very rapid pace in the next few years.IDC anticipates that worldwide drone spending will continue to grow at a faster rate... Continue Reading

Worksite Robots Enhance Safety

With the skilled labor shortage, robots can lend a helping hand in construction. These machines can help perform a variety of industry-related work, automating processes at the jobsite.For example, industrial robots can help with... Continue Reading

3D Printing Predictions for Construction

3D printing offers new opportunities for construction. Today, new technologies, hardware, materials and applications are being developed that will change the way construction professionals operate and work on projects.While much of the... Continue Reading

3 Primary Challenges of Telematics Implementation

With the rapidly changing landscape of telematics and the introduction of new aftermarket and original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) installed products, there is almost no way a contractor is not exposed to the technology. This makes the... Continue Reading

Underground Mining Equipment: A Tech Look Inside

For construction companies and operators working on mining construction projects, understanding how equipment works on mines is critical. Here is an inside look into three different uses and how equipment is used.Room and Pillar... Continue Reading

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Top Three: Electric Drives the Future

Electric drives are becoming more common and could prove useful in construction equipment on the jobsite. Electric drives allow contractors to get real-time information on the performance of their key equipment.As a result of their... Continue Reading

Solid Future for 3D Concrete Printing

The demand for new construction across much of the world will serve as the primary driver for growth in the 3D concrete printing market, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets.The market for 3D concrete printing is... Continue Reading

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 NowSegment 2: Asset... 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

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

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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