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Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 01, 2016

Terex Materials Processing, a division of Terex Corporation, announced that it will begin offering an ORBCOMM telematics solution on Powerscreen ...

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart microgrid delivering affordable power to developing communities

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Since 2012, PowerHive has been delivering electricity to spread-out rural communities in developing nations. The company does this through a ...

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you need to know to get started with this fleet tracking tech

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 22, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the first article in our ongoing Telematics 101 series. To view the other articles in this series ...

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2016

Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to Talk with exclusive launch on Verizon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2016

Caterpillar has launched its latest smartphone, an update to the thinner S50 model dubbed the S50c. Inside and out, this rugged phone is largely ...

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on jobsites, more contractors plan to increase IT spending

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2016

Though the adoption of technology among U.S. construction firms has been somewhat disappointing in the past, there does appear to ...

John Deere elects Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to its board of directors

John Deere elects Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to its board...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2016

Brian Krzanich, the chief executive officer of technology giant Intel, has been elected to the Deere & Company board of ...

Daqri unveils updated version of Smart Helmet augmented reality hard hat with improved processing power

Daqri unveils updated version of Smart Helmet augmented...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 11, 2016

Weeks after announcing a collaboration with Topcon in order to integrate the device with that company's positioning solutions, augmented reality ...

A drone on hire from the new DroneBase service, hovers during a residential job.

2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts of ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct compaction system

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 08, 2016

Algorithms seem to rule the world now, with these programming juggernauts turning massive amounts of data into usable concepts. It’s ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite productivity tools

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2016

As Jon Kuyers tells it, Vermeer team members started to notice something when they visited contractors. “We’d go to a ...

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