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Case CE dealers to begin offering Leica’s off-machine construction tools

Case CE dealers to begin offering Leica’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2016

Case Construction Equipment announced today that its North American dealers will begin carrying off-machine construction tools from Leica Geosystems. The move comes ...

Telematics 101: How to drink from the fire hose of heavy equipment data

Telematics 101: How to drink from the fire hose of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the second part in our ongoing Telematics 101 series of articles. To view the other articles ...

Topcon launches SmoothRide system for mapping road surfaces at highway speeds

Topcon launches SmoothRide system for mapping road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 29, 2016

Topcon has launched a vehicle-mounted system for mapping road surfaces for road construction work that allows scanning at highway speeds. The ...

AASHTO survey finds increase in state DOT drone use for inspections, data collection

AASHTO survey finds increase in state DOT drone use for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 29, 2016

State departments of transportation are increasing their use of drones for inspections and data collection, providing a direct bottom line ...

VIDEO: Caltrans demos its souped-up $1 million surveying SUV

VIDEO: Caltrans demos its souped-up $1 million...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 23, 2016

The California Department of Transportation has released a new video in its News Flash series, and in it, you can ...

Caterpillar intros 815K soil compactor with improved cab and controls

Caterpillar intros 815K soil compactor with improved...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2016

During a press event last week at the company's headquarters in Peoria, Illinois, Caterpillar unveiled a new soil compactor with ...

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds drastic changes for road builders

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 11, 2016

The Eisenhower Interstate System was a bold plan. It supercharged our economy and provided good, middle class jobs to millions of ...

Wheel loader as a lower-cost finish-grader? With Trimble’s new GPS system, it’s possible

Wheel loader as a lower-cost finish-grader? With...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 08, 2016

Say again? GPS on a wheel loader? That was our first reaction too, but after talking to Jeff Drake, business area ...

Google’s autonomous car (sort of) causes its first fender bender

Google’s autonomous car (sort of) causes its...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 03, 2016

For likely the first time in history, an autonomous car has caused a traffic accident. Well, it's at least partially at fault. According ...

Topcon unveils robotic LPS concrete paving system

Topcon unveils robotic LPS concrete paving system

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 01, 2016

Topcon Positioning Group has introduced a local positioning system for concrete paving for use when GNSS signals aren't available. The company ...

Caterpillar unveils the S60: the first phone with a built-in FLIR thermal camera is Cat’s most powerful yet

Caterpillar unveils the S60: the first phone with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2016

When Caterpillar launched its first Android smartphone, the B15, back in 2013, it was unclear just what the company expected ...

The SiteWatch 700 is a solar-powered, streaming jobsite surveillance system with any-device access

The SiteWatch 700 is a solar-powered, streaming jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2016

Thanks to advances in cameras and the reliability of wireless networks in recent years mobile surveillance towers are officially a ...

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