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Getting More from Your Telematics Data

Many contractors and fleet owners have traded gut instinct for data as they use telematic technology to track machine hours, location, idling and more. Telematics is used to collect, record, and transmit vehicle operational data on a web... Continue Reading

Why Good Employees Leave and What to Do About It

The impact felt when an employee leaves is exacerbated when labor markets are tight. Leaders at all levels in the organization need to be cognizant of the message their actions send to employees when someone leaves.“Leaders are always... Continue Reading

5 High-Tech Safety Solutions to Watch

With more than nearly 1,000 deaths and one in 10 construction workers injured in the U.S. each year, the construction industry has room for improvement when it comes to getting workers home safely. New technologies are emerging to make... Continue Reading

4 Low-Risk Online Marketplaces for Construction

Online marketplaces can make running a construction business easier, helping with the functions of marketing, finding bid opportunities, hiring subcontractors and staffing. If your business is not on the first page for a relevant... Continue Reading

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Technologies to Advance Bridge Construction

Bridges are one of the oldest transportation systems around. That means that most bridges are also in need of repairs or need to be replaced. Approximately one-fourth of the nation's 600,000 bridges require rehabilitation, repair, or... Continue Reading

Earthmoving Equipment for the Digital Jobsite

Heavy construction equipment is essential on any type of construction job to execute tasks on a project. Now, a number of factors are impacting how the equipment is used on construction sites around the world.Currently there is a rise in... Continue Reading

Solving Top 4 Problems on Jobsites through the IoT

Working on a commercial jobsite can be extremely fast-paced and frenzied, leaving contractors with little time to focus on more than the day-to-day. Finding ways to be more efficient, particularly when multiple subcontractors are also... Continue Reading

Disruptive Forces Threaten Equipment Triangle

By Al Cervero, AEM Vice President, Construction, Mining and Utility  Strong disruptive forces are on a collision course with the industry’s “equipment triangle.” The equipment triangle says OEMs manufacture... Continue Reading

The Need for Pipeline Infrastructure

A new report found that rejecting pipeline infrastructure would remove almost one-third of U.S. electricity generation capacity by 2030, dangerously raising electric rates nationwide.The report found that 31 percent of U.S. electricity... Continue Reading

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