Construction Trends and Technologies
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10 Infrastructure Investment Predictions for 2018

We’ve all heard it many times before; construction will see greater investment in infrastructure in 2018. But a new report states there are some key trends that have influenced federal and state governments to invest in the nation’s... Continue Reading

Top Tech Trends for PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used on construction jobsites across the globe, but today it continues to advance. Here are the top tech trends for PPE today and in the months ahead, which could change the way construction... Continue Reading

Where’s Your Worker?

Technology can help track the location of workers to improve productivity and safety. This can reduce the number of incidents that happen on a jobsite, while also reducing the number of claims and worker compensation costs. It can also... Continue Reading

Better Fleet Management with Peer-to-Peer Sharing

The construction industry is accelerating its adoption of digital tools that make business more efficient, and fleet managers have a better understanding of how effective each of their machines are at generating revenue for their... Continue Reading

New Waterproofing System Showcases Innovation

Concrete continues to advance to eliminate any water penetration. For example, the Metropolitan Transportation Service (MTS) recently unveiled a new, high-efficiency wheel truing pit to keep rail cars rolling smoothly.On this project, an... 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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