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Construction Tech Trends Worth Your Attention

The construction industry generally remains behind the technology curve, but times are changing. In a world of chronic skilled labor shortages and increasing competition, contractors must embrace technological innovation or be left... Continue Reading

High-Tech Driving the Compact Loader Market

Construction equipment continues to evolve. Such is the case with compact loaders—which have a number of new technological advances that are driving the market.New research from Technavio shows that the adoption of advanced technology... Continue Reading

5 Construction Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

It is an exciting time for the construction industry. Although traditionally reluctant to embrace technological change, economic constraints and long-term labor shortages are forcing contractors to search for new ways to enhance... Continue Reading

The Need for Augmented Reality in Construction

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are offering unique opportunities for construction. The market is anticipated to grow, bringing new use cases and business models for the industry.The market dipped a bit in 2017, primarily... Continue Reading

Mixed Reality Comes to Construction

There has been a lot of talk around augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the construction industry. Now, a new, emerging technology is set to change how business is done: mixed reality (MR).Here is a quick breakdown of all... Continue Reading

High-Tech Training for Welders

Technology can help with training, amid a labor shortage. For the construction industry, skilled labor is hard to find, but technology can help in a number of areas, including training trades such as welders.Workers trained in the latest... Continue Reading

AR/VR Surge for Construction

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are impacting construction. This is true today, and will continue to evolve and grow in the months ahead.AR and VR have traditionally been associated primarily with the consumer sector, but... 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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