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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

How Tech is Automating Tracking for M&M Excavating

Communication related to equipment can be challenging—but there are technology solutions that can help make equipment maintenance easier. Consider the example of M&M Excavating in Northern, Mich.The company was founded in the early 1970s... Continue Reading

Startups Jumpstart Construction

Tech startups today are setting the pace for the next great innovation in construction. In some cases, this could even impact how equipment is operated and managed on jobsites in the future.Consider the case of ThingTech. The company is... Continue Reading

Critical Technologies for Fleet Managers to Master

One of the biggest opportunities for a construction fleet manager is to gain insights from the data coming off the equipment. Leveraging this information will help make more informed decisions, ultimately improving the bottom line.Today,... Continue Reading

The Right Tool for the Job? A Smart Tool.

Consider this: a project with technology that can track the worksite and fleets that can be monitored with telematics. All of this technology is already here today, and it is changing what the construction jobsite looks like—and will... 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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