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FAA releases finalized commercial drone rules, tossing out need for special exemptions
The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it has finalized regulations on the commercial use of drones in U.S. airspace. The ...
AASHTO survey finds increase in state DOT drone use for inspections, data collection
State departments of transportation are increasing their use of drones for inspections and data collection, providing a direct bottom line ...
Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds drastic changes for road builders
The Eisenhower Interstate System was a bold plan. It supercharged our economy and provided good, middle class jobs to millions of ...
AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020
An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...
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Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode
Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...
2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3 game-changing construction technologies
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
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
As Jon Kuyers tells it, Vermeer team members started to notice something when they visited contractors. “We’d go to a ...
Ford wants the F-150 to be a “drone base station” for mobile deployment
As we concluded with our 2016 Innovations Awards, no other technology more than drones in 2015 showed more potential to impact the ...
Caterpillar studying how drones can enhance heavy equipment production
Caterpillar is continuing the emphasis it has placed on predictive machine analytics in the last year with a collaboration that ...
N. Carolina DOT issues its own drone guidelines for recreational operation
The “First in Flight” state is offering drone user guidelines for all those new to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in ...
10th Day of Construction Gifts: Blade Nano QX drone for beginners to (crash and) learn with
If you've spent any time at all reading this site, you're likely aware that drones are by far and away ...
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Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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