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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

New Grade Guidance Technology for Excavators

Guidance technology on construction equipment offers a number of benefits. It can improve productivity, uptime, and lower daily operating costs.Today, many of the equipment manufacturers are coming to market with new machines—such as... Continue Reading

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

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The Future of Excavators

Equipment is becoming connected—offering new ways to improve business processes at the jobsite. Now, one analyst is predicting growth in the excavator market, due to anticipated recovery of the infrastructure sector, among other factors... Continue Reading

Rock Solid Growth for Concrete Printing

3D concrete printing is an innovative construction method that promises to be highly lucrative in the construction field.Three trends are the growth of 3D concrete printing: green construction, the need save time, and growing cost... Continue Reading

Silica Mandate: What You Need to Know

 As seen with asbestos and lead-based paint, it can take some time for exposure to cause health issues and difficult to identify the causal factors. Recently, a rule has come down to further protect construction workers from exposure to... Continue Reading

The Future of the Connected Jobsite

Better performance. Increased efficiency. Exceptional precision. It’s no secret that emerging technologies have improved the compact equipment industry. But what’s next?Let’s jump ahead 10 years to 2027 and enter the era of connected... Continue Reading

Episode 41: Asphalt Advancements | Equipment Tech

Tuesday, December 20, 2016Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Hydraulics Get an UpgradePeggy Smedley examines the impact of infrastructure spending on the global hydraulic cylinder market.Listen... Continue Reading

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