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Contractors warm up to intelligent compaction as spec requirements increase
Intelligent compaction (IC) has been the most-touted development in roller technology the past few years. It is quickly becoming ...
2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3 game-changing construction technologies
In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts ...
2016 Innovations Award Winner: Volvo CE Density Direct compaction system
Algorithms seem to rule the world now, with these programming juggernauts turning massive amounts of data into usable concepts. ...
Caterpillar intros 3 B-Series tandem vibratory asphalt rollers with tech, control upgrades
Caterpillar has introduced three models as part its B-series tandem vibratory asphalt roller line that incorporate new intelligent compaction ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Flat-out Smarter: The key advances moving roller compactors forward
Compaction equipment manufacturers are rolling out several technological advances to their machines. Leading the way are enhancements to the operator’s ...
PHOTOS: FHWA intelligent compaction demonstration, open house features hands-on access to equipment and software
The Federal Highway Administration’s last Intelligent Compaction (IC) Equipment Demonstration of 2015 took place at the Alabama Department of ...
Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros wireless data sharing between compactors with GCS900, CCS900 systems
GPS grade control systems can only go as fast as the machine's receivers can process the signals and hydraulic ...
INSIDE IC: Though intelligent compaction is still being refined, the tech already offers plenty of value
While intelligent compaction (IC) has been popular in Europe for some time, it’s only in the past decade that ...
How to handle materials, from the source to the site by Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor You’ve designed and are building a ...
In Court: A Problem of Deviation
To be awarded a public contract, a contractor’s bid must be responsive to the material requirements of the invitation ...
Eureka! Research that makes a difference Intelligent compaction . . . application of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled concrete aggregate ...
Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
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