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Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros wireless data sharing between compactors with GCS900, CCS900 systems

Trimble speeds up GPS dozer grade control, intros...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 20, 2015

GPS grade control systems can only go as fast as the machine's receivers can process the signals and hydraulic valves ...

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around construction zones

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 17, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) free Mi Drive app, which has reached more than 40,000 downloads since its launch ...

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer automation allows GPS-like machine control without the price tag (PHOTOS)

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 16, 2015

A theme I hear from contractors these days is that more than ever, they are using dozers to do finish ...

Technology is changing transportation at high speed. How DOTs can adapt now

Technology is changing transportation at high speed....

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 16, 2015

As the world changes with the rapid advancement of connected devices and technologies, so must the transportation industry. In a ...

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through acquisition of marine analytics firm ESRG

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

Just in case you didn't think Caterpillar was really serious about this whole Big Data thing, the company today announced it ...

Caterpillar doubles down on dedication to equipment data with new Analytics & Innovation division

Caterpillar doubles down on dedication to equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 13, 2015

Following through on its March promise to work to begin rolling out predictive diagnostic improvements to its Produc Link telematics service ...

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest semi-automatic dozer yet

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest...

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 06, 2015

Komatsu has once again expanded its lineup of "intelligent" earthmoving equipment. With the launch of the D155AXi-8, the heavy equipment manufacturer ...

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics service is now free on all International trucks

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics...

Posted by James Jaillet on Mar 27, 2015

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system will now be free and standard on all 2007 and newer model International trucks, ...

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

Construction on first drone business park in the U.S. to begin soon

Construction on first drone business park in the U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

The former home of B-1B bombers and current home to the RQ-4 Global Hawk drone, North Dakota's Grand Forks Air ...

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for integration by end of April

AEM/AEMP draft telematics standard should be ready for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has announced that its draft telematics standard, developed jointly with the Association of Equipment Management ...

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring brings big benefits to truck fleets

In-cab video monitoring with telematics driver scoring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 23, 2015

One of the biggest concerns fleet managers have is the safety of their drivers and operators and there is no ...

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