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New “bridge in a backpack” construction method saves Vermont town time and money

New “bridge in a backpack” construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 16, 2014

Those who have driven in the Fairfield, Vermont, area recently may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow ...

EYES IN THE SKY: How drones and UAVs are already affecting construction jobsites

EYES IN THE SKY: How drones and UAVs are already...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

Despite the public’s concerns, many in the construction industry are finding drones can play a vital role in their work. ...

A crash course in telematics: AEMP Asset Management Symposium will have answers to questions everybody is asking

A crash course in telematics: AEMP Asset Management...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 15, 2014

If you have a lot of questions about telematics and how you can make this technology work in your construction ...

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

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

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Employee and subcontractor software speeds up billing, approval and payment processes

Employee and subcontractor software speeds up billing,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 11, 2014

Dexter + Chaney has expanded the capabilities of its Spectrum Software with the release of two new "kiosks." The Employee Kiosk ...

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to construction companies by end of this year; more capable than Google Glass

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2014

While discussing the reasons construction companies should become early adopters of Google Glass, we mentioned that the much-talked-about device was ...

FACE THE FUTURE: 5 reasons construction companies need to buy Google Glass right now

FACE THE FUTURE: 5 reasons construction companies need...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2014

Despite the excitement around its unveiling more than two years ago—complete with the wearable device shooting a live video during ...

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks designed for vertical construction

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 10, 2014

Bricks are a pretty basic element of construction and have been for centuries. But a company called Kite Bricks has ...

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1: small, rugged tablets designed for the jobsite

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1: small, rugged...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

Panasonic has introduced its Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets, which are designed to withstand impact, water and other conditions on ...

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see through walls, make editable 3D maps with the wave of a tablet (VIDEO)

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2014

Glass is by far the most well-known hardware project still in development at Google. But it's another project that likely ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

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