Construction Trends and Technologies
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10 Best States for Construction Jobs

As of late-summer 2018, most states were seeing an increase in year-over-year construction jobs. Jobseekers can scrutinize three key factors when deciding where to seek employment and begin building a great career.The construction... Continue Reading

Top 4 Construction Equipment Advances

Equipment is advancing in the construction industry. Many manufacturers are focused on making their machines smarter through the use of proprietary technology systems that make operations more efficient.“It’s important to look at... Continue Reading

Reversing the Negative Cycle of Staffing Shortages

The technology landscape continues to change rapidly, making it more important than ever for contractors to stay in the know to successfully thrive and compete. Today, multiple disruptive forces are converging, quickly escalating the... Continue Reading

Drone-Generated Thermal Maps Enhance Inspections

Drones are constantly evolving, offering new opportunities for construction companies to improve business processes. One of the latest trends is the use of thermal mapping technology on drones.Traditionally, thermal inspections have been... Continue Reading

How Tech is Changing the Equipment Rental Market

Construction equipment is advancing with the advent of new technology, which gives owners and operators the tools to work as smart as possible. The technology is also rapidly changing the rental market, offering new opportunities to... 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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