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Buying is half the battle: Using the right technology and mindset for the job (Dimensions 2012)

Buying is half the battle: Using the right technology...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2012

Scott Threet of Yates Construction in Philadelphia, Mississippi led a pretty interesting session at Trimble Dimensions 2012 Monday afternoon on the ...

The backbone of the Connected Construction Site (Dimensions 2012)

The backbone of the Connected Construction Site...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2012

As discussed in the conference's opening keynote Monday, a huge topic of discussion at Trimble Dimensions 2012 is the "Connected ...

The 5 tech trends impacting construction

The 5 tech trends impacting construction

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2012

During his opening keynote at Dimensions 2012 in Las Vegas this morning, Trimble President and CEO Steve Berglund outlined five ...

Trimble Dimensions 2012 focused on construction tech and the connected jobsite

Trimble Dimensions 2012 focused on construction tech...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2012

This morning in Las Vegas, Trimble President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Berglund opened the company’s Dimensions 2012 user conference ...

Construction spending hits three-year high in September

Construction spending hits three-year high in September

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 02, 2012

After a dip in August, total construction spending for the year September increased to $852 billion in September, a nearly ...

U.S. Construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

U.S. Construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 02, 2012

With 17,000 new hires, construction jobs accounted for nearly 10 percent of all American added workers in the month of ...

Boost to construction will likely match Sandy’s $50 billion economic blow

Boost to construction will likely match Sandy’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2012

The economic toll of superstorm Sandy’s destruction along the East Coast is now being estimated at $50 billion, reports the ...

$2.2 trillion burden for rebuilding infrastructure may fall to states

$2.2 trillion burden for rebuilding infrastructure may...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 01, 2012

The burden of transportation system repairs may soon fall solely on state and local governments, the Washington Post reported.State and ...

“Flying” bridge will spice up Miami skyline

“Flying” bridge will spice up Miami skyline

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2012

In order to create a more “visually appealing” exit and entrance to downtown Miami, the Florida Department of Transportation is ...

Vermeer Midwest relocates Illinois facility

Vermeer Midwest relocates Illinois facility

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 01, 2012

Vermeer Midwest recently opened a new facility in Goodfield, Illinois. It will replace the branch’s original facility, located in Eureka, ...

Bosch names Roberto Rossi director of Workshop Technical Sales

Bosch names Roberto Rossi director of Workshop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2012

Roberto Rossi is the new director of Workshop Technical Sales for Bosch; he will direct North American sales and service ...

Manitou third quarter revenues up 10 percent

Manitou third quarter revenues up 10 percent

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 01, 2012

Manitou’s third quarter saw slightly more than €286 million ($370 million) of revenue, an increase of 10 percent over the ...

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