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Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k worth of stolen heavy equipment in South Carolina

Trailer’s GPS signal leads to recovery of $500k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2016

When we talk about installing GPS tracking onto heavy equipment, we're usually talking about the big stuff: dozers, loaders, excavators, ...

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before venturing out in the winter weather

Minnesota DOT gives drivers a live look at roads before...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Drivers in Minnesota deciding weather to head out onto possibly dangerous roads during the winter might be wise to check ...

Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI Drive website

Michigan DOT lets drivers track snowplows online via MI...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 23, 2015

Drivers in Michigan can now simply log on to find out when roads on their route will be cleared of ...

US Radar’s ground-penetrating radar now features Garmin GPS, split-screen display

US Radar’s ground-penetrating radar now features...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 28, 2015

US Radar has enhanced the company’s ground-penetrating radar systems through the integration of Garmin GPS technology and an upgraded GPS ...

RoadBump app cost-effectively provides IRI for road maintenance professionals

RoadBump app cost-effectively provides IRI for road...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 14, 2015

Road maintenance and engineering professionals can now get objective data cost effectively with RoadBump, an Android application from Grimmer Software ...

Use GPS accuracy, productivity to set pilings with Trimble’s DPS900 Piling System

Use GPS accuracy, productivity to set pilings with...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 12, 2014

Machine control is for more than just moving dirt. This summer Trimble launched its DPS900 Piling System, which is a ...

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 11, 2014

Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...

Xbox-like remote control could make operating construction equipment as easy as playing video games (PHOTOS)

Xbox-like remote control could make operating...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2014

Over the years, advances in controls have greatly improved intuitiveness and thus simplified the operation of construction equipment in many ...

Bankrupt wireless company LightSquared files its own lawsuit against John Deere, Garmin and Trimble

Bankrupt wireless company LightSquared files its own...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2013

The bankrupt wireless company LightSquared filed a lawsuit on Friday heavy equipment manufacturer against John Deere and GPS companies Garmin ...

Not so fast: Police disable stolen truck with GPS

Not so fast: Police disable stolen truck with GPS

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 03, 2013

Police used a GPS tracking device to track a stolen vehicle and disable it during a high-speed pursuit. When the authorities ...

John Deere, Trimble and Garmin sued by hedge fund over bankrupt wireless company LightSquared

John Deere, Trimble and Garmin sued by hedge fund over...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 09, 2013

John Deere and Trimble have been named on the wrong end of a billion-dollar lawsuit along with GPS maker Garmin. Harbinger ...

When the Cold Storms Come

When the Cold Storms Come

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2013

Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season   By John Latta     Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and ...

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