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Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment manufacturers in field and on factory floor

Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2013

In today’s highly automated world of manufacturing there is a new force entering the scene for construction equipment manufacturers—mobility. From tracking ...

Contractor smartphone use surges; social media use sees modest gain

Contractor smartphone use surges; social media use sees...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 04, 2013

Contractors are dinged for being slow technology adaptors, but according to the 2013 Equipment World Internet Use and Social Media ...

Caterpillar enters smartphone market with rugged Android-powered B15

Caterpillar enters smartphone market with rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2013

Caterpillar's latest unveil has nothing to do with horsepower or fuel efficiency. In fact, the latest piece of equipment from ...

Chevy and GMC 2015 pickups will have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi built in

Chevy and GMC 2015 pickups will have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

General Motors announced this week that its 2015 Chevrolet and GMC pickups will have the ability to connect to 4G ...

Researchers develop system to improve GPS accuracy in cities up to 90%

Researchers develop system to improve GPS accuracy in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2013

In the bustle of a city full of traffic, narrow streets, tall buildings, trees and other obstacle, GPS can have ...

Dexter + Chaney Spectrum Project Management software integrates ‘end-to-end’ (WOC 2013)

Dexter + Chaney Spectrum Project Management software...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 08, 2013

Seattle-based construction software developer Dexter + Chaney rolled out its new Spectrum Project Management system at the 2013 World of ...

Maxwell systems adds Web login to ProContractorMX project management software (WOC 2013)

Maxwell systems adds Web login to ProContractorMX...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2013

Back in January, Maxwell Systems added Web-based access to its ProContractorMX software. The company detailed the software briefly during a ...

The new BlackBerry Z10, left, and Q10

BlackBerry reinvents itself with business-friendly Z10,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

  This morning in New York City, Research in Motion (which has re-named itself simply, BlackBerry) announced two new business-friendly BlackBerry ...

How construction companies can leverage social media

How construction companies can leverage social media

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 24, 2013

A new article from Construction Executive provides a great crash course in social media use for those in construction. The article ...

Do you use tablets or smartphones on the jobsite?

Do you use tablets or smartphones on the jobsite?

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

Tablets and smartphones are becoming more and more common staples of our lives. We read books with them, watch movies ...

Construction companies must keep up with mobile tech

Construction companies must keep up with mobile tech

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 03, 2013

There appears to be an odd contrast between how technology meshes with our daily lives and how it mixes into ...

12 Days of Construction Gifts: rugged smartphone cases

12 Days of Construction Gifts: rugged smartphone cases

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 22, 2012

If you take your smartphone to the jobsite, you need to protect it. Keep your iPhone safe from water, dirt, ...

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