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A drone on hire from the new DroneBase service, hovers during a residential job.

2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts of ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct compaction system

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 08, 2016

Algorithms seem to rule the world now, with these programming juggernauts turning massive amounts of data into usable concepts. It’s ...

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite productivity tools

2016 Innovations Award Winner: Vermeer Insite...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 08, 2016

As Jon Kuyers tells it, Vermeer team members started to notice something when they visited contractors. “We’d go to a ...

VIDEO: The RoadPrinter builds brick roads as if it were unrolling carpet

VIDEO: The RoadPrinter builds brick roads as if it were...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 18, 2015

Laying each individual block in a brick road can be a time-consuming process, but this machine from RP Systems has ...

Stronger, longer bridge girders the aim of research collaboration between University of Alabama, ALDOT

Stronger, longer bridge girders the aim of research...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 18, 2015

More durable and longer bridge girders could spell cheaper construction costs among other benefits, and a few engineering researchers at ...

SkidCrane Lives: How the family of a former contractor is bringing his skid steer crane attachment to market (PHOTOS)

SkidCrane Lives: How the family of a former contractor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2015

Parnell Jorgenson believed in the Bobcat. His son Kim remembers the now-iconic skid steer beginning to pop up on his father's ...

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled ocean trash could be built in just weeks

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 22, 2015

Plastic roads may seem more well suited for Hot Wheels, but a Dutch company is aiming to bring the toy track to ...

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar energy-capturing roads everywhere

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

A bike path in the Netherlands that’s shorter than a football field could be the future of energy and travel. Engineers ...

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing construction machines of the year

2015 Innovations Awards: The 3 biggest game-changing...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 08, 2015

Our 2015 Innovation award winners include an excavator that goes into semi-automatic mode every time you get close to the ...

2014 Innovations Winner: Michelin Tweel airless tire

2014 Innovations Winner: Michelin Tweel airless tire

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 06, 2014

The tire market is a precise, refined, mature market that has, for the most part, relied on pneumatic tires for ...

2014 Equipment World Innovations Awards: The 5 game-changing construction products of the last year

2014 Equipment World Innovations Awards: The 5...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 06, 2014

OEMs fielded many good new products last year, but only a handful are truly innovative game changers. We've put together ...

2014 Innovations Winner: Cummins 5.0L V8 diesel engine

2014 Innovations Winner: Cummins 5.0L V8 diesel engine

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 06, 2014

With the introduction of the Cummins 5.0L V8, a lightweight, technologically sophisticated V8 diesel engine, Cummins has changed the game ...

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