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Top 4 Construction Equipment Advances

Equipment is advancing in the construction industry. Many manufacturers are focused on making their machines smarter through the use of proprietary technology systems that make operations more efficient.“It’s important to look at... Continue Reading

Drone-Generated Thermal Maps Enhance Inspections

Drones are constantly evolving, offering new opportunities for construction companies to improve business processes. One of the latest trends is the use of thermal mapping technology on drones.Traditionally, thermal inspections have been... Continue Reading

Drones in Construction: Everything You Need to Know

If you're a construction professional, you know the importance of tracking a project's progress. Without this information mistakes can go unnoticed and will be costly to fix later on. Regularly taking photographs and videos of your work... Continue Reading

Is Your Drone Data Secure?

For construction professionals considering using advanced equipment and drones on construction jobsites, security of data is a top priority. A new study dives into the security practices of one drone provider.Protecting User DataThe... Continue Reading

Drones: Your Preflight Checklist

Digitization is having a big impact throughout all aspects of the construction industry. While design has long been digital, the physical world itself has not. Now, drone imagery can digitize the physical world and provide builders with... Continue Reading

The Risks of Insuring Construction Technology

2017 ended with the construction industry firing on all cylinders. For the first time in more than a decade, the overall industry is optimistic that the construction marketplace will continue to expand. With an increase in demand and... Continue Reading

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Equipment Operator Best Practices

Attend the education session "Equipment Operator Best Practices" on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWHelping operators be more efficient and productive is a continuum. It can be as... Continue Reading

The Future of Asset Management is Powered by Data

Attend the education session "The Future of Asset Management & Liquidation: New Strategies for Maximizing Returns" on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWWhat’s our fleet worth? What’s... Continue Reading

4 Traits of Successful Construction Project Managers

“I love construction. It’s not weird to me that I’m here.” That’s how Kate Rieling, project manager with Vertical Earth in Cumming, Georgia, explains her comfort in her job. She says there aren’t a lot of women in her field of civil site... Continue Reading

9 Questions to Ask Before Buying GPS

Attend the education session "GPS on the Jobsite: What You Need To Know" on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWGPS technology is becoming more important on job sites. It gives you fast and... Continue Reading

Best Hydration Drinks for Construction Workers

In physically demanding jobs like construction, hydration is essential to not only worker productivity, but also safety. This is especially the case when the heat index climbs above the 103°F mark.OSHA Guidelines to Stay Safe in Extreme... Continue Reading