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Drones on Demand: Should You Outsource?

Drone usage on construction jobsites is growing—as is another trend related to drones. Many construction companies are foregoing training their workers on how to operate drones, and as a result, they are outsourcing the task.Drone... Continue Reading

Construction Tech Trends Worth Your Attention

The construction industry generally remains behind the technology curve, but times are changing. In a world of chronic skilled labor shortages and increasing competition, contractors must embrace technological innovation or be left... 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

3 Technology Game Changers for Contractors

While the construction industry has historically had the lowest spend on IT and technology, the landscape is rapidly changing. Almost all contractors are using construction management software for scheduling, estimating, job costing, and... Continue Reading

Drone Consolidation Is Coming Amid Growth

Drones are becoming more common on construction jobsites—and that trend is going to continue to grow at a very rapid pace in the next few years.IDC anticipates that worldwide drone spending will continue to grow at a faster rate... Continue Reading

Autonomous Flying Alters How You Get the Job Done

Drones are advancing at a rapid clip for construction. While many in the industry have been talking about the benefits related to surveying and other tasks in construction, the real question is whether these flying machines might soon... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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