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How Tech is Automating Tracking for M&M Excavating

Communication related to equipment can be challenging—but there are technology solutions that can help make equipment maintenance easier. Consider the example of M&M Excavating in Northern, Mich.The company was founded in the early 1970s... Continue Reading

Building a Strong Construction Safety Culture

Safety is improving in the construction industry, according to the National Safety Council, (NSC), but the occurrence of serious injuries and fatalities in many industries continues to rise. In fact, 2016 was the third consecutive year... Continue Reading

Customize Your Drones: Here’s How

The small model unmanned aerial system (UAS) fleet is forecast to more than double in size from 1.1 million vehicles in 2017 to 2.4 million units in 2022, according to the FAA. Construction is one industry that is benefiting from the use... Continue Reading

Managing Documentation for Transportation Projects

Many infrastructure and transportation construction projects are leveraging digital technologies. Teams are beginning to embrace change in order to transform how projects are built and assets ultimately operate.One example of this comes... Continue Reading

LTE Reaches Construction Mines

Technology can help increase mine safety and construction efficiency. However, one of the biggest challenges in mining construction is the lack of network connectivity to enable all this innovation.Lately, companies have been working to... Continue Reading

Top 5 Ways To Combat Insider Threat

I’ve been talking about insider threat for nearly 10 years and advocating the position that compromising an insider is a lot easier for an adversary than breaking into an organization from the outside. A study that I recently... Continue Reading

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The Future of Excavators

Equipment is becoming connected—offering new ways to improve business processes at the jobsite. Now, one analyst is predicting growth in the excavator market, due to anticipated recovery of the infrastructure sector, among other factors... Continue Reading

Rock Solid Growth for Concrete Printing

3D concrete printing is an innovative construction method that promises to be highly lucrative in the construction field.Three trends are the growth of 3D concrete printing: green construction, the need save time, and growing cost... Continue Reading

Silica Mandate: What You Need to Know

 As seen with asbestos and lead-based paint, it can take some time for exposure to cause health issues and difficult to identify the causal factors. Recently, a rule has come down to further protect construction workers from exposure to... Continue Reading

The Future of the Connected Jobsite

Better performance. Increased efficiency. Exceptional precision. It’s no secret that emerging technologies have improved the compact equipment industry. But what’s next?Let’s jump ahead 10 years to 2027 and enter the era of connected... Continue Reading

Episode 41: Asphalt Advancements | Equipment Tech

Tuesday, December 20, 2016Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Hydraulics Get an UpgradePeggy Smedley examines the impact of infrastructure spending on the global hydraulic cylinder market.Listen... Continue Reading

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