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John Deere, Trimble and Garmin sued by hedge fund over bankrupt wireless company LightSquared
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
Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season By John Latta Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and ...
Researchers develop system to improve GPS accuracy in cities up to 90%
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
Despite its potential to increase revenues, the establishment of a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax is not likely to happen ...
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As the construction economy continues to trend upward, more opportunities to bid work will be crossing your desk. Each project…
Fourth-generation grading firm evolves with industry changes
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 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)
On Tuesday during Trimble's Dimensions 2012 conference in Las Vegas, the company's Gary Chisolm led a crash course in understanding ...
How come we can get trucks to Mars but not under low bridges on earth?
It's surprising how little oversight there is in the use of GPS devices in a moving vehicle. Maybe you see ...
Raise the gas tax…or let big brother track your every move
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
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
GPS is a remarkable technology with a variety of useful of applications in the construction industry. But in situations where ...
TEST: Trimble acquires Google SketchUp 3D Modeling Platform
Wireless and GPS solutions company Trimble anounced April 26 that it will acquire the popular SketchUp 3D modeling platform from ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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by Equipment World Staff
Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
by Wayne Grayson
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
by Wayne Grayson
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