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WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near misses from turning into serious accidents

WorkplaceAware Safety reporting app can keep near...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 20, 2015

For every reported fatal workplace accident there are 29 minor injuries and 300 near misses that go unreported. And anybody ...

DOT highway signs tell drivers ‘Get Your Head Out of Your Apps’

DOT highway signs tell drivers ‘Get Your Head Out...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2014

A recent message from Iowa Interstate displays posted by the Iowa DOT. In an effort to convince drivers to slow down ...

John Deere launches GoHaul smartphone app for quick reference on E-Series articulated dump trucks

John Deere launches GoHaul smartphone app for quick...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

For fleet managers and operators getting a bit of help or a few tips on the John Deere E-Series articulated ...

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in Apple’s new focus on enterprise

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

When Apple and IBM announced a partnership focused on more efficiently spreading iPads and iPhones throughout the corporate world, many ...

3 free safety apps you can put to work on the construction jobsite

3 free safety apps you can put to work on the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2014

Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. Developing ...

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 07, 2014

The recent winter storms have required several agencies to get creative with their snow and ice removal. Last month, we asked ...

No. 7 in 2013: “Scoop” game brings excavator operation to the tablet

No. 7 in 2013: “Scoop” game brings...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

In October, we profiled the development of a great game for tablets and smartphones called "Scoop." The game gives you a ...

No. 1 in 2013: The 5 best smartphones for construction work

No. 1 in 2013: The 5 best smartphones for construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

Remember that excitement we mentioned about the Caterpillar B15? It inspired us to go through the available options and rank ...

Contractors are spending more time with their smartphones: have increased app, social media and tablet use as well

Contractors are spending more time with their...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 30, 2013

While our 2014 Internet Use and Social Media Survey does not show the dramatic contrasts that our 2013 survey did, ...

New app allows Komatsu owners to view Komtrax fleet monitoring data on iPhone, iPad or Android devices

New app allows Komatsu owners to view Komtrax fleet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

Komatsu America has released a new app that gives owners the ability to browse their Komtrax fleet monitoring data on ...

Asphalt calculator apps help get the paving job done

Asphalt calculator apps help get the paving job done

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 05, 2013

With road building season still going strong, three apps could make paving jobs easier for highway crews and other paving ...

OSHA launches heat advisory app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry

OSHA launches heat advisory app for iPhone, Android,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 21, 2013

Summer is in full swing with temperatures inching closer to triple digits each day and heat indexes in many areas ...

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