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A Transformative Approach to Highway Construction

Attend the free Tech Talk "The Ray - Creating the Highway of the Future" on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. or Thursday, March 12 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWAn... Continue Reading

Wood-Metal Hybrid for Lightweight Construction

Sustainability is key when developing new materials for the construction industry. Wood is the perfect source material because it is a renewable resource and has the ability to be recycled at the end of its service life.  Researchers at... Continue Reading

What Tires Will Look Like in 2048?

Can tires become more sustainable for construction? A new initiative aims to manufacture tires that use 80 percent sustainable materials and that 100 percent of all tires will be recycled by the year 2048.According to the World Business... Continue Reading

Ep. 95: Adopting Lean Construction Principles

Lean construction first began roughly 20 years ago; and it developed out of the need for principles and practices for design and management. Today, it can help workflows become more predictable. Michael Carr, president of MOCA’s software... Continue Reading

Electric Vehicles: More Fleets Going Green

Electric vehicles (EV) are a growing trend both on and off the jobsite—and now manufacturers are offering new equipment, while users are demonstrating how fleets can go green.Manufacturers Move to EVMore often, manufacturers are offering... 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