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A Volvo CE DD110B roller equipped with the company's new Density Direct Intelligent Compaction system, seen in the inset.

Volvo CE unveils first intelligent compaction system...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment today introduced the industry’s first intelligent compaction (IC) system that measures density in real time at the World ...

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable more “repairs before failure” in future telematics updates

Caterpillar’s predictive diagnostics will enable...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

It's not too often that you'll see a construction boss smile while talking about an equipment operator mishandling a machine. ...

In construction of “Spaceship” campus, Apple recycles 95% of concrete from demolition on-site (VIDEO)

In construction of “Spaceship” campus,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

While Google is still in the early phases of design and approval with ambitious plans for upgrades to its campus, ...

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,” will help Google build its new HQ

A team of robotic cranes, or “Crabots,”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2015

  Not content to simply redefine the definition of "office space" in general, Google also plans to create a new category of construction ...

Improved telematics on Case and New Holland equipment will use Quake QPro modems

Improved telematics on Case and New Holland equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2015

CNH Industrial has announced that it has selected Quake Global's QPro modem as part of its enhanced SiteWatch telematics service ...

International’s WorkStar and DuraStar vocational trucks are about to get a whole lot smarter

International’s WorkStar and DuraStar vocational...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 05, 2015

International Trucks announced that it is taking its onboard computing capabilities to the next level in its vocational truck line. At ...

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will rock transportation and the commercial truck market

Seismic tech shift led by Apple, Google and Tesla will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Mar 04, 2015

  If you follow me on Twitter you know I tweet out stories I run across that highlight new technology in the ...

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction equipment will soon have satellite connectivity

Telematics-equipped Case, New Holland construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2015

CNH Industrial will update its construction telematics solutions with the ability to transmit machine data even when operating on jobsites ...

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates construction labor cost management

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

You won't find too many contractors that consider themselves a "nerd." But very early on in my conversation with Isaac ...

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction superintendent born at AEC Hackathon

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

What if a jobsite superintendent could be everywhere at once, providing workers with the information the need instantly, with the ...

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a quick video with their iPhones

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has begun using an iPhone app to get accurate measurements of stockpile volume and ...

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a major one in question

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued its proposed rules on the commercial use of small drones, otherwise known as ...

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