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10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged bluetooth speaker brings tunes to the jobsite

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

Why should the guys and gals running closed-cab equipment be the only ones who get to enjoy some music while ...

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and Trimble permission to fly drones

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Though the Federal Aviation Administration has largely dropped the ball with regard to establishing regulations for commercial drone flights, the agency ...

Construction and the Internet of Things: Own it, control it, get out in front of it…or it will control you

Construction and the Internet of Things: Own it,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 15, 2014

You've probably heard the hype about the Internet of Things—small sensors, transmitters and computer chips embedded in everything from thermostats ...

RFID engine meter from OEM Data Delivery gives telematics information at a fraction of a big-system cost

RFID engine meter from OEM Data Delivery gives...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 15, 2014

If you're intrigued by telematics-based equipment monitoring but hesitate about the cost, OEM Data Delivery has a RFID system that ...

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations until 2017 or later

FAA won’t issue commercial drone regulations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is so far behind in creating regulations for commercial drone and unmanned aerial vehicle use that ...

Rugged new Trimble LL300S laser level stands up to jobsite abuse

Rugged new Trimble LL300S laser level stands up to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 11, 2014

Sensitive electronics don't mix well with rough jobsite conditions, but the new generation Spectra Precision LL300S laser level was built ...

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter to win a LEGO Technic Volvo wheel loader!)

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 08, 2014

It's that time of year again. Time to face down traffic and head to the shopping malls and department stores, ...

John Deere launches GoHaul smartphone app for quick reference on E-Series articulated dump trucks

John Deere launches GoHaul smartphone app for quick...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

For fleet managers and operators getting a bit of help or a few tips on the John Deere E-Series articulated ...

AEMP’s fall symposium: Telematics finally gets the jump-start it’s been needing

AEMP’s fall symposium: Telematics finally gets the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 18, 2014

If you weren't there, I'm sorry to say, but you missed it. What was "it?" It was the feeling of 300 light ...

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in Apple’s new focus on enterprise

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

When Apple and IBM announced a partnership focused on more efficiently spreading iPads and iPhones throughout the corporate world, many ...

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data helps make their companies more competitive, explain how to adopt the technology

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 10, 2014

There will come a time in every construction company's life, when a trigger event will make the deployment of telematics ...

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite: Network of dozers, workers and the office removes chaos from construction

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

When Trimble president and CEO Steve Berglund opened the company's 2014 Dimensions user conference Monday, he mentioned how, from a ...

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