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VIDEO: Drone makes first FAA-approved delivery with medicine drop in rural Virginia

VIDEO: Drone makes first FAA-approved delivery with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2015

In what Australian drone manufacturer Flirtey called a "Kitty Hawk" moment, in reference to the first flight of an airplane ...

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 ...

With the hardware hooked up, Cat\'s ARO-enabled dozers can function as full-blown GPS machines.

Caterpillar’s Era of Analytics: Coaching...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2015

Five years ago, hardly any heavy equipment was connected with telematics, says Paolo Fellin, vice president of construction and infrastructure ...

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received FAA drone exemptions for construction and surveying

More than 250 companies (and counting) have received...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2015

As late as last month, the full number of just how many companies had been granted permission to operate drones ...

John Deere extends base JDLink Ultimate telematics subscription to 5 years

John Deere extends base JDLink Ultimate telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 09, 2015

John Deere has announced an extension to the base subscription of its JDLink Ultimate telematics service from three to five years. Director ...

John Deere’s new GoPush app offers quick reference for 1050K dozer operation, maintenance

John Deere’s new GoPush app offers quick...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

John Deere has released a helpful app for owners and operators of its 1050K dozer, especially those who dislike having ...

Trimble releases TILOS 9.0 linear civil engineering project software

Trimble releases TILOS 9.0 linear civil engineering...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 06, 2015

The latest version of Trimble’s TILOS time and location planning software for highways and other linear civil engineering projects provides improved ...

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let construction firms reap benefits of aerial imaging without risk

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

If the momentum of unmanned aircraft and the subsequent uptick of interest in the technology seen from the construction industry ...

Caterpillar partners with Modustri to provide immediate parts wear inspection data in the field

Caterpillar partners with Modustri to provide immediate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2015

The latest in a growing string of tech investments and partnerships for the company, Caterpillar announced today a collaboration that will ...

Ohio’s Danis Building the second construction firm granted drone exemption by FAA

Ohio’s Danis Building the second construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2015

A large Ohio construction firm will soon begin to fly drones regularly over its jobsites with the good graces of ...

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze pavement conditions and prioritize projects

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 05, 2015

Lexington, Kentucky, officials are spending nearly $400,000 to assess the condition of the city’s roads using lasers, cameras, and GPS ...

Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new fleet management assistance service that takes the manufacturer's dealer involvement to a new ...

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