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Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros wireless data sharing between compactors with GCS900, CCS900 systems

Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 20, 2015

GPS grade control systems can only go as fast as the machine's receivers can process the signals and hydraulic valves ...

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer automation allows GPS-like machine control without the price tag (PHOTOS)

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 16, 2015

A theme I hear from contractors these days is that more than ever, they are using dozers to do finish ...

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through acquisition of marine analytics firm ESRG

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

Just in case you didn't think Caterpillar was really serious about this whole Big Data thing, the company today announced it ...

Caterpillar doubles down on dedication to equipment data with new Analytics & Innovation division

Caterpillar doubles down on dedication to equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 13, 2015

Following through on its March promise to work to begin rolling out predictive diagnostic improvements to its Produc Link telematics service ...

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest semi-automatic dozer yet

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 06, 2015

Komatsu has once again expanded its lineup of "intelligent" earthmoving equipment. With the launch of the D155AXi-8, the heavy equipment manufacturer ...

How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure damage from natural disasters

How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Researchers from the University of New Mexico (UNM), San Diego State University, and BAE Systems are working on a prototype ...

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for integration by end of April

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has announced that its draft telematics standard, developed jointly with the Association of Equipment Management ...

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring brings big benefits to truck fleets

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 23, 2015

One of the biggest concerns fleet managers have is the safety of their drivers and operators and there is no ...

“Embrace disruptive technology or go out of business,” AEMP telematics, tech seminar warns contractors

“Embrace disruptive technology or go out of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 20, 2015

The first telematics session at the Association of Equipment Management Professionals 33rd Management Conference and Annual Meeting started out with ...

Tech focus, infrastructure campaign net Case Construction Equipment AEMP’s 2015 Associate of the Year award

Tech focus, infrastructure campaign net Case...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2015

  During the Association of Equipment Management Professionals' annual meeting in Orlando this week, the group named Case Construction Equipment its ...

Real-time remote production reporting comes to Roadtec machines through Guardian telematics upgrade

Real-time remote production reporting comes to Roadtec...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2015

Despite launching its Guardian telematics service three years ago, Roadtec still views the technology as an egg it is slowly aiming to ...

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