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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 ...

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2015

Contractors, surveyors and engineers are finding all kinds of new and useful applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as ...

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well on its way to disrupting construction, too

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 24, 2015

One of the most atypical things we saw this year at the SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) was a ...

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be very easy

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...

Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics

Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 17, 2015

Technology isn’t just electrons and algorithms. It’s metallurgy and frame rails and a host of other details. Truck manufacturers use these ...

Caterpillar extends fuel payback guarantee program; says 15% of enrollees are new customers

Caterpillar extends fuel payback guarantee program;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 12, 2015

Caterpillar announced today it will extend its “Cat pays you back” fuel consumption guarantee program to include more than 130 ...

BrandMotion’s 360° Vision system brings à la carte overhead views to most pickups

BrandMotion’s 360° Vision system brings à la...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2015

Though the SEMA show hadn't officially opened its doors quite yet Monday, that didn't stop the Equipment World team from poking around ...

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability, battery life come with major sacrifices

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

No. 6 Story in 2015 « No. 7 No. 5 »   It's not often that Caterpillar is beaten handily by competitors ...

How Caterpillar is developing virtual and augmented reality to design and service heavy equipment (VIDEOS)

How Caterpillar is developing virtual and augmented...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2015

We are in the midst of a transition between ages. Data is everywhere. Computers will soon be in nearly every pocket ...

Google files 2 drones with FAA to explore using the aircraft for delivering Internet access

Google files 2 drones with FAA to explore using the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2015

With the unmanned aircraft industry blossoming into a multi-billion industry before our very eyes, it's not surprising to see some ...

Bobcat unveils Trimble 3D grade control for M-Series, a first for compact loaders

Bobcat unveils Trimble 3D grade control for M-Series, a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 20, 2015

In big earthmoving jobs 3D GPS machine control on dozers and motor graders has proven its worth. Now Bobcat is ...

Most drone purchases will soon require registration with U.S. government

Most drone purchases will soon require registration...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 19, 2015

Soon, the majority of drone purchases, no matter the owner's purpose for use, will be required to be registered with the federal ...

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