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John Deere unveils 700K SmartGrade dozer, integrating Topcon system with machine refinements to accelerate operator productivity

John Deere unveils 700K SmartGrade dozer, integrating...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 08, 2016

"One of the biggest challenges our customers tell us they have is finding skilled labor," says Liz Quinn, product marketing ...

Away with the masts, Topcon’s new 3D-MC Max GNSS blade control boosts speed, precision and accuracy

Away with the masts, Topcon’s new 3D-MC Max GNSS...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 05, 2016

Automated blade control using GNSS signals has been the most revolutionary earthmoving technology of the last decade and now it ...

Trimble launches DG613, DG813 pipe lasers with more compact design, radio remote control

Trimble launches DG613, DG813 pipe lasers with more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2016

At World of Concrete, Trimble has introduced two of its newest Spectra Precision pipe laser models, the DG613 and DG813. ...

Mack Trucks expands telematics program with GuardDog services support

Mack Trucks expands telematics program with GuardDog...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 03, 2016

Last year Mack Trucks announced the launch of a telematics program, GuardDog Connect. This year at World of Concrete, the ...

Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of concrete maturity and strength

Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 03, 2016

Quadrel announced at World of Concrete three devices aimed at making it possible to measure concrete maturity and strength in ...

Spectra Precision intros FOCUS 35 RX robotic layout instrument, Nomad 1050 Data Collector at World of Concrete

Spectra Precision intros FOCUS 35 RX robotic layout...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

A new robotic layout instrument and an update to its Nomad data collector were among Spectra Precision's introductions at World ...

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 ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

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

EW: What is telematics? DS: Think of it as a conduit that takes information from your vehicle or equipment and sends ...

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. ...

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