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Factors Driving the Paving Asphalt Market

Paving asphalt gains will be driven by a more favorable funding environment, legislative pressure to improve the nation’s aging infrastructure, and healthy advances in non-building construction activity, particularly in the highway and... Continue Reading

Adoption of Green Construction Technology

Green technology is a concept that promotes the creation and adoption of new technologies and innovations, which can minimize depletion and disturbance of natural resources. Adoption of this technology across industries is driven by a... Continue Reading

5D BIM Approach to Cost Estimating

Building information modeling (BIM) is changing the way the construction industry works. With a rising number of owners requiring BIM on projects, adoption has increased dramatically on projects throughout the world. Now, companies are... Continue Reading

Tilt Sensors Level the Construction Market

Growing demand for construction equipment is fueling the growth of the tilt sensor market. The tilt sensor market is expected to reach $260.3 million by 2023. The factors such as large-scale investments for infrastructural development... Continue Reading

Global Surveying Equipment Market Expands

Surveying is the technology of detecting the relative position of a point that is at the surface of the earth. There are different types of surveying techniques like geodetic surveys, cadastral surveys, engineering surveys, aerial... Continue Reading

Construction Software Manages Your Project

Construction management software is designed for contractors, builders, engineers, architects, and construction managers to complete their projects. General contractors look for strong features in construction management software that... Continue Reading

Addressing the Human Element in Jobsite Safety

When it comes to safety on the jobsite, the goal is that at the end of the day everyone goes home to their family. The reality is that the goal is not always met. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 4,836... Continue Reading

What Is the Greenest City?

The results of the fourth annual Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University have been released. After placing second last year, the Chicago market claimed the top spot with 66 percent of its space qualified as... Continue Reading

Structural Adhesives Market Expands

With a rise in construction, a lot of smaller sectors are experiencing growth. A small, but essential sector that will see expansion is the structural adhesives market—and it will change how contractors do work at the jobsite.The global... 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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