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Rental Houses Embrace IoT Technology

For many construction companies, renting construction equipment is a big part of the business model. Renting offers a number of advantages such as being able to leverage a more modern fleet, without the upfront costs. Now, rental... Continue Reading

Advances in Hydraulic Excavators

The hydraulic excavator market is seeing new advancements. With the rising demand for infrastructure projects, along with the growing use of technically advanced hydraulic excavators, construction companies will have new equipment... Continue Reading

Telematics: The Story Behind the Machine

Many construction companies have been reluctant to embrace technology and favor paper-based, manual processes—but that is all beginning to change.The cost of labor, fuel, and materials continue to grow and construction companies can no... Continue Reading

GPS: Positioning Your Project for Success

Today, competitive construction companies are looking for ways to save costs and reduce the amount of time searching for lost assets—including tools, equipment, and materials. To help, companies are incorporating global positioning... Continue Reading

New Generation Brings New Technology

As many construction companies are passing the business down to the younger generation of construction workers, new ownership is more often looking to technology at the construction jobsite.Better efficiency, data, and communication are... Continue Reading

End-to-End Telematics Solutions for Construction

Telematics can help deliver better collaboration across a project, providing the right information to the right people at the right time. This ultimately helps reduce lifecycle service costs and drives higher asset use.Decisiv, a... Continue Reading

Advanced Controls & Technology Improves Cranes

Cranes can be configured to suit the different needs of jobs—especially with the advent of new technologies such as telematics, cameras, and technologies related to lifting capacities. This makes the jobsite more efficient when it comes... 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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