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Mack Trucks expands telematics program with GuardDog services support

Mack Trucks expands telematics program with GuardDog...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 03, 2016

Last year Mack Trucks announced the launch of a telematics program, GuardDog Connect. This year at World of Concrete, the ...

Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of concrete maturity and strength

Quadrel launches devices for real-time measuring of...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 03, 2016

Quadrel announced at World of Concrete three devices aimed at making it possible to measure concrete maturity and strength in ...

Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Terex to light up equipment with ORBCOMM telematics

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 01, 2016

Terex Materials Processing, a division of Terex Corporation, announced that it will begin offering an ORBCOMM telematics solution on Powerscreen ...

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart microgrid delivering affordable power to developing communities

Why Caterpillar invested in Powerhive, a smart...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2016

Since 2012, PowerHive has been delivering electricity to spread-out rural communities in developing nations. The company does this through a ...

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you need to know to get started with this fleet tracking tech

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 22, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the first article in our ongoing Telematics 101 series. To view the other articles in this series ...

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2016

Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to Talk with exclusive launch on Verizon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2016

Caterpillar has launched its latest smartphone, an update to the thinner S50 model dubbed the S50c. Inside and out, this rugged phone is largely ...

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on jobsites, more contractors plan to increase IT spending

As smartphones, tablets become more necessary on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2016

Though the adoption of technology among U.S. construction firms has been somewhat disappointing in the past, there does appear to ...

John Deere elects Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to its board of directors

John Deere elects Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to its board...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2016

Brian Krzanich, the chief executive officer of technology giant Intel, has been elected to the Deere & Company board of ...

Daqri unveils updated version of Smart Helmet augmented reality hard hat with improved processing power

Daqri unveils updated version of Smart Helmet augmented...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 11, 2016

Weeks after announcing a collaboration with Topcon in order to integrate the device with that company's positioning solutions, augmented reality ...

Foxx says USDOT has no plans for national regulations on autonomous cars

Foxx says USDOT has no plans for national regulations...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 11, 2016

Driverless cars might be the way of the future, but the U.S. Department of Transportation has no plans to speed ...

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