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2014 Innovations Winner: Cummins 5.0L V8 diesel engine
With the introduction of the Cummins 5.0L V8, a lightweight, technologically sophisticated V8 diesel engine, Cummins has changed the game ...
2014 Innovations Winner: WeighSafe Hitch
One of those “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that-moments” came during a walk through the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) New Product Showcase last ...
2014 Innovations Winner: Komatsu D61i-23 dozer with integrated machine control
When it came to bringing the D61i-23 dozer to market, Komatsu engineers decided that they wanted to take the next ...
Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to combat extreme winter weather
It’s no secret that extreme winter weather can drive up costs, forcing state transportation departments to think creatively when looking ...
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According to Construction Equipment Lifecycle Research, little more than half—54%—of major-component repairs are done before something fails. The numbers are…
Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes
Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce swaying ...
Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics
A collective of researchers from the U.S., Finland, Germany and Japan have connected a few dots that weren't particularly obvious. ...
Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water curtain stop signs (VIDEO)
Via our sister site Better Roads and the always entertaining Jalopnik, when faced with the rampant problem of semi trucks ...
Welding helmet with air filter wins Popular Science Invention Award
Popular Science has tapped an innovative new welding helmet as one of its 2013 Invention Awards winners. The Windmaker, developed by ...
Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator nets company its first Edison Award
Fresh on its proper introduction to the public at the massive Bauma construction equipment show in Munich, Caterpillar's 336E H ...
Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover
The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners for ...
The Man Who Slides Bridges
Any story is valuable if it can show us how to do our work better. And especially when that work ...
Roads of the future could power our homes and the vehicles that drive them
Our sister publication Better Roads has an interesting report today on the roads of the future. Two U.S. companies are ...
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VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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