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Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator nets company its first Edison Award

Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator nets...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2013

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

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

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

The Man Who Slides Bridges

Posted by John Latta on Apr 08, 2013

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

Roads of the future could power our homes and the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2013

Our sister publication Better Roads has an interesting report today on the roads of the future. Two U.S. companies are ...

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2013

From a functionality standpoint, innovations like this may seem a bit silly to those of us who use concrete to, ...

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into permanent structure

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

This is a development that has great to potential to have far reaching effects across the world. A U.K. company ...

Drones may one day build skyscrapers

Drones may one day build skyscrapers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2013

We've seen how unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for surveying. But how about being used to construct a full-fledged ...

Cat excavator, wheel loader teams both take home the crystal in a first for Equipment World Innovations awards

Cat excavator, wheel loader teams both take home the...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2013

The weather was cold, but the reception most definitely was not last week in Peoria. For nine years now, Equipment World ...

Volvo receives Equipment World Innovations Award

Volvo receives Equipment World Innovations Award

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 30, 2013

Pamela Messer and Ian Harvey (center and right) receive the 2013 Equipment World Innovations Award from our own Geoffrey Love, ...

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2013

At this point, 3D printers are typically used for minor engineering purposes. They can be useful for drafting out a ...

Place your vote for the World of Concrete 2013 Most Innovative Product Award

Place your vote for the World of Concrete 2013 Most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2013

We're less than a month away from World of Concrete (WOC) but there's already a way you can begin participating ...

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 06, 2012

  Scientists at the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have ...

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