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Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist in telematics development

Caterpillar is planning a Big Data lab that will assist...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

Caterpillar has announced an expansion of its efforts in the realm of telematics and how the company analyzes the large ...

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator bucket instead of your hands

VIDEO: How to build a LEGO dump truck with an excavator...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

We've seen plenty examples of equipment operators showing off their skills through interesting demonstrations, but this one from Finland might ...

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any injury that sends a worker to the hospital

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

In response to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that tallies 4,405 workers killed on the job ...

VIDEO: Guy sits on large pipe while cutting it, is bucked into the air because physics is highly unforgiving

VIDEO: Guy sits on large pipe while cutting it, is...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

The takeaway from the video below is pretty simple: don't be this guy. Staring his friend the excavator bucket directly in ...

Thieves steal telehandler from construction jobsite, unsuccessfully try to knock over an ATM with it

Thieves steal telehandler from construction jobsite,...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is hunting for those involved in a failed attempt to either steal or burglarize an ATM ...

Use GPS accuracy, productivity to set pilings with Trimble’s DPS900 Piling System

Use GPS accuracy, productivity to set pilings with...

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 12, 2014

Machine control is for more than just moving dirt. This summer Trimble launched its DPS900 Piling System, which is a ...

ThumbDogs let you keep your gloves on when working on tablets and smartphones

ThumbDogs let you keep your gloves on when working on...

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 12, 2014

With winter getting closer, the gloves will soon come out, but that doesn't mean you have to take them off ...

Construction worker shot multiple times after altercation with coworker in Georgia

Construction worker shot multiple times after...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

Another jobsite altercation between coworkers erupted into a shooting, this time in Valdosta, Georgia. According to a report from WFXI TV, ...

Topcon FC-500 data collector lets you map projects and share data instantly with the cloud

Topcon FC-500 data collector lets you map projects and...

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 11, 2014

Mapping GIS databases on electric utilities, gas pipelines, disaster management survey points, water and wastewater operations, forestry, highway maintenance markers ...

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled workers, recruits new workers to construction

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2014

A new website has launched that seeks to both find and train up new workers for Colorado's construction industry as ...

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