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10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for beginners to (crash and) learn with

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2015

If you've spent any time at all reading this site, you're likely aware that drones are by far and away ...

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec. 21

FAA to require online drone registration starting Dec....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2015

Following the advice of recently disclosed findings by an agency task force, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced the official drone registration ...

6th Day of Construction Gifts: UE ROLL waterproof Bluetooth speaker is perfect for the jobsite

6th Day of Construction Gifts: UE ROLL waterproof...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 14, 2015

In the past, bringing tunes along to the jobsite without worrying about finding a plug or destroying the stereo with ...

Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of Smart Helmet augmented reality hard hat

Daqri collabortating with Topcon on development of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

Topcon has announced a new collaboration on a hard hat equipped with augmented reality for construction. And you might remember the ...

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android smartphone (plus a chance to win one)

1st Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar S40 Android...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

We're kicking off this year's 12 Days of Construction Gifts with Caterpillar's latest Android phone, the S40. And we're ringing ...

AEM/AEMP Telematics Standard to incorporate additional features

AEM/AEMP Telematics Standard to incorporate additional...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 07, 2015

Earlier this year the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers announced a much expanded telematics ...

Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is quick way to get acquainted with telematics

Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Much of Caterpillar's focus as of late, beyond its corporate focus of drastically reducing costs, has been on technology. Specifically, ...

John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with consumption target “10% lower than Caterpillar”

John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 03, 2015

John Deere has joined the fuel guarantee fray, with a WorkSight Fuel Advantage program that takes direct aim at the ...

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

The 5 Best Smartphones for Construction [2016 Edition]

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2015

No. 4 Story in 2015 « No. 5 Story No. 3 Story »   Smartphones have become so vital to the workflows ...

Caterpillar upgrades D6N dozer with new transmission, 3 grade control technologies for 10% productivity boost

Caterpillar upgrades D6N dozer with new transmission, 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

Caterpillar has unveiled what the company calls a "smart" upgrade to its D6N dozer, outfitted with an enhanced cab, a package ...

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone points to exciting possibilities for jobsite deliveries

Amazon’s new helicopter/airplane hybrid drone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

Amazon has released the first design update on its 'Prime Air' drone delivery program since releasing footage of a prototype ...

New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer compact convenience

New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2015

Shorter in length than their predecessors, the new Trimble Spectra Precision DG613 and DG813 pipe lasers work well in space-constrained ...

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