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This data collector makes telematics easy

This data collector makes telematics easy

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 13, 2014

Telematics can be very complex, or in this case very simple. The ST-575-HWI wireless hour meter from OEM Data Delivery can ...

VIDEO: Freight train obliterates stuck truck and crane in tow, then derails

VIDEO: Freight train obliterates stuck truck and crane...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

While attempting to cross railroad tracks in Mer Rouge, Louisiana, a truck hauling a crane became stuck on the tracks ...

Brinno’s BCC 100 time-lapse camera records your construction project from the ground up with no fuss

Brinno’s BCC 100 time-lapse camera records your...

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 10, 2014

If you've ever wondered how they take time lapse photos and videos of big construction projects going up, the answer ...

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to bribing county officials, faces up to 10 years in prison

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

A construction equipment dealer in San Antonio faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting to bribing Maverick County, ...

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic gate from a construction site in Green Bay

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

We're not sure what the going rate for traffic gates is on the black market, but it must be enough ...

Caterpillar adds high-horsepower 297D and 297D XHP multi-terrain loaders to lineup

Caterpillar adds high-horsepower 297D and 297D XHP...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 09, 2014

If  you're looking for more muscle and a comfortable-all-day cab environment, Caterpillar showed us two new models that fit the ...

Daqri’s Smart Helmet is a hard hat that fills a worker’s vision with useful data based on surroundings

Daqri’s Smart Helmet is a hard hat that fills a...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

The photo above is not a still from the next Tron movie. It's a hard hat equipped with Google Glass-like augmented reality ...

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens shortage of skilled workers as Tesla looms

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

After successfully wooing electric car maker Tesla to build its massive gigafactory through $1.25 billion in tax incentives, the state ...

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due to ...

Caterpillar launches steel-tracked 299D XHP with land management package

Caterpillar launches steel-tracked 299D XHP with land...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 08, 2014

Of all the new designs Caterpillar unveiled to the press last week in Clayton, North Carolina, nothing got more second ...

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