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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 01, 2014

Operator-centric moves Keeping operators happy and productive continues to be a main thrust. “This positively impacts contractor’s bottom lines,” says Joshua ...

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives of bridges by fighting corrosion

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across ...

AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and fleet size, but most have no plans to use telematics

AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

According to a survey released this morning by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, U.S. construction companies are fairly optimistic about ...

Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best at AEMP’s 2014 Asset Management Symposium

Need to know more about telematics? Learn from the best...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2014

Telematics is reshaping the way we do construction, but the learning curve is steep and many contractors struggle to master ...

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to construction companies by end of this year; more capable than Google Glass

Hard hats with augmented reality to ship to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2014

While discussing the reasons construction companies should become early adopters of Google Glass, we mentioned that the much-talked-about device was ...

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 11, 2014

A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see through walls, make editable 3D maps with the wave of a tablet (VIDEO)

Trimble demos Google Project Tango apps that can see...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2014

Glass is by far the most well-known hardware project still in development at Google. But it's another project that likely ...

Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how valuable the intersection of the arts and technology is to a nation re-learning how to make things

Documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” shows how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2014

If you are any kind of craftsman, if you've ever had to build your own tools, jigs or fixtures to ...

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America voice frustrations with telematics: torrents of data, unintuitive software

Managers of largest heavy equipment fleets in America...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 18, 2014

Last week I attended the Association of Equipment Management Professionals annual retreat and strategy session.  As chairman of the AEMP's ...

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a smartphone for jobsite communication

5 reasons the old two-way radio is better than a...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 13, 2014

Is your jobsite one of the many across the country that has embraced smartphones? In many ways, these portable computers ...

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics standard

German trade association endorses AEM/AEMP telematics...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

Just months after two United States based equipment associations announced a new standard to govern fleet telematics, a German-based trade ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with 35-foot high dive before being crushed by a 277D

VIDEO: Caterpillar B15 rugged smartphone tested with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

Caterpillar today released the second in its series of Built For It videos which submit Cat machines to the ultimate ...

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