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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Researchers develop system to improve GPS accuracy in cities up to 90%

Researchers develop system to improve GPS accuracy in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2013

In the bustle of a city full of traffic, narrow streets, tall buildings, trees and other obstacle, GPS can have ...

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to generate meaningful transportation revenue

Controversial mileage-based tax has potential to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 01, 2013

Despite its potential to increase revenues, the establishment of a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax is not likely to happen ...

Jesse Steger (right) with his son Paul.

Fourth-generation grading firm evolves with industry...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 01, 2013

  The story of Steger Construction, Dyersville, Iowa, is one of generations. The family business, one of our 2013 Contractor of the ...

LoJack and TomTom partner to provide fleet telematics

LoJack and TomTom partner to provide fleet telematics

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 24, 2013

LoJack announced today that it has formed a partnership with TomTom to offer fleet telematics in the first quarter of ...

Understanding GPS on the jobsite (Dimensions 2012)

Understanding GPS on the jobsite (Dimensions 2012)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2012

On Tuesday during Trimble's Dimensions 2012 conference in Las Vegas, the company's Gary Chisolm led a crash course in understanding ...

Raise the gas tax…or let big brother track your every move

Raise the gas tax…or let big brother track your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 20, 2012

The degree to which the public and politicians are willing to go to avoid so much as a nickle per ...

How Google’s Project Glass glasses could foster the jobsite of the future

How Google’s Project Glass glasses could foster...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2012

After more than a year and a half of standing by as Android tablets collected dust on store shelves, Google ...

LocataNet allows GPS-based construction applications to operate without a GPS signal

LocataNet allows GPS-based construction applications to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2012

GPS is a remarkable technology with a variety of useful of applications in the construction industry. But in situations where ...

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