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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 EQW Staff 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 ...

How come we can get trucks to Mars but not under low...

Posted by John Latta on Sep 27, 2012

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

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 ...

TEST: Trimble acquires Google SketchUp 3D Modeling...

Posted by Equipment World Test User on May 16, 2012

Wireless and GPS solutions company Trimble anounced April 26 that it will acquire the popular SketchUp 3D modeling platform from ...

Leica collaborates with GISi

Leica collaborates with GISi

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 09, 2011

Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISi) and Leica Geosystems will be working together to extend GISi’s offerings for private and government ...

Volvo Rents “digging” its way into Merced, Modesto

Posted by Katie Wood on Aug 02, 2011

Volvo Rents announced the acquisition of Valley Rental Centers, a two location construction equipment rental company based in Merced and ...

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