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New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer compact convenience

New Trimble lasers for gravity flow pipelines offer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2015

Shorter in length than their predecessors, the new Trimble Spectra Precision DG613 and DG813 pipe lasers work well in space-constrained ...

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for mass data collection

Topcon debuts the Falcon 8, a rotary wing drone for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2015

Contractors, surveyors and engineers are finding all kinds of new and useful applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as ...

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well on its way to disrupting construction, too

The 3D-printed car is here and the technology is well...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 24, 2015

One of the most atypical things we saw this year at the SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) was a ...

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be very easy

FAA’s coming drone registration will likely be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 24, 2015

The task force formed by the Federal Aviation Administration to figure out how to register U.S. drone purchases in order ...

USDOT joins Workplace Charging Challenge for plug-in electric vehicles

USDOT joins Workplace Charging Challenge for plug-in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 19, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is the first federal agency to join the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Workplace ...

Apis Cor 3D printer assembles in 30 minutes, prints a building in 1 day (VIDEO)

Apis Cor 3D printer assembles in 30 minutes, prints a...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Nov 13, 2015

Though 3D printing is a technology that seems destined to greatly impact the construction industry, up until recently that impact ...

Caterpillar extends fuel payback guarantee program; says 15% of enrollees are new customers

Caterpillar extends fuel payback guarantee program;...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 12, 2015

Caterpillar announced today it will extend its “Cat pays you back” fuel consumption guarantee program to include more than 130 ...

Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to share traffic data via Waze navigation app

Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to share traffic data...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 10, 2015

The transportation departments for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are partnering with the Waze crowdsourced naviation app to share traffic ...

BrandMotion’s 360° Vision system brings à la carte overhead views to most pickups

BrandMotion’s 360° Vision system brings à la...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2015

Though the SEMA show hadn't officially opened its doors quite yet Monday, that didn't stop the Equipment World team from poking around ...

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability, battery life come with major sacrifices

REVIEW: Caterpillar S40’s excellent durability,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

No. 6 Story in 2015 « No. 7 No. 5 »   It's not often that Caterpillar is beaten handily by competitors ...

Builder bots like the Swiss ‘IF’ could be the answer to the skilled worker shortage. And they’re not far off (VIDEO)

Builder bots like the Swiss ‘IF’ could be...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 23, 2015

 If you have toured an automotive or heavy-equipment factory, those robotic welding machines probably impressed you. These multi-jointed arms reach, swing, ...

How Caterpillar is developing virtual and augmented reality to design and service heavy equipment (VIDEOS)

How Caterpillar is developing virtual and augmented...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2015

We are in the midst of a transition between ages. Data is everywhere. Computers will soon be in nearly every pocket ...

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