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Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems
GPS* machine control started out as a tangle of aftermarket products all bolted on and wired up as retrofits ...
Year in Review: The Biggest Construction Equipment News Stories of 2016
While everyone has their sights on ConExpo in March, it might be easy to overlook what a busy year ...
Trimble intros several updates to field survey tools, SketchUp for use with compact equipment
If you do a lot of work with skid steers, compact track loaders and mini-excavators, Trimble has developed a ...
GNSS machine control allows Halley Engineering Contractors to widen Florida’s deadly SR 997 2 months ahead of schedule
In the period from 2005 to 2011, the 36-mile stretch of Florida’s State Road 997 between the city of ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of GPS in heavy construction
Editor's Note:This is the fourth in a four-part GPS/GNSS 101 series. To read more, click here. It’s hard to believe, ...
FHWA awards grants to 7 states to test mileage-based user fee collection methods
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded $14.2 million in federal grants to seven states—California, Delaware, Hawaii, Minnesota, Missouri, ...
How to set up and operate a dozer using GPS blade control (VIDEO)
Editor's Note: This is the third in our four-part GPS/GNSS 101 series. To read more, click here. Bulldozers were the first machines ...
Leica’s unmanned Pegasus Multiscope rover maps infrastructure in dangerous terrain
Leica Geosystems has partnered with a company called Milrem to launch the Pegasus Multiscope Unmanned Ground Vehicle—a mini-machine that ...
GPS/GNSS 101: How machine control systems work and what you need to get started
For the contractors who invest in them, GPS/GNSS systems can deliver huge gains in earthmoving productivity, accuracy and speed. ...
Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k worth of stolen heavy equipment in South Carolina
When we talk about installing GPS tracking onto heavy equipment, we're usually talking about the big stuff: dozers, loaders, ...
Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather
Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to ...
Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI Drive website
Drivers in Michigan can now simply log on to find out when roads on their route will be cleared ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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