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Tech Adoption: 3 Lessons from DPR Construction

Innovation is an everyday topic at DPR Construction.The commercial contractor, ranked #10 on ENR’s Top 400 list, is continually focused on creating new ways to work more efficiently and deliver value to customers and projects. “Everyone... Continue Reading

Establishing a Standard for Equipment Replacement

Equipment managers have a few different ways to go about determining when a piece of equipment is in need of replacement. It doesn’t have to be rocket science, but it does have to be based on some hard data.Mike Vorster, owner of C.E.M.P... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Better Leverage Your OEM Relationships

Construction companies are often advised to not get too cozy with suppliers. Doing so can cause key employees to lose objectivity, along with their ability to negotiate for better prices and programs. While there is a lot of truth to... Continue Reading

Finding Value in Telematics Data

Telematics allows the transfer of information from construction equipment in the field to the office. Data such as hours, utilization, fault codes, and fuel usage can help fleet owners prevent downtime, save on fuel and operate more... Continue Reading

Machine Control: 5 Trends Contractors Need to Know

Moving earth and building roads with the help of machine control and GPS technology may not be standard operating procedure in the construction industry just yet, but it’s well on its way. Currently, about half of all motor graders and... Continue Reading

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The Latest Advances in Backhoe Loaders

Know how to get the most from your backhoe loader while keeping operators productive and comfortableAdjustability and flexibility have become key to improving backhoe loaders and to keeping operators efficient, comfortable – and happy... Continue Reading