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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2013

Topcon’s Sitelink3D is a pretty amazing thing to see in action. The Web portal provides real time jobsite management, data ...

Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting the technology greatly benefits your largest expense

Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 01, 2013

“We think machine communication and connection is a huge change event for the industry, a complete game changer,” Kevin Karlix, ...

Samsung’s water- and dustproof Galaxy S4 Active redefines top-of-the-line in rugged smartphones

Samsung’s water- and dustproof Galaxy S4 Active...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

The design isn't quite as exciting as Caterpillar's take on rugged smartphones, but Samsung's new Galaxy S4 Active certainly continues ...

BIM and iPad use quickly gaining traction in construction industry thanks to productivity boosts

BIM and iPad use quickly gaining traction in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Using an iPad or another of the myriad tablets on the market today to view plans and blueprints on the ...

Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator nets company its first Edison Award

Caterpillar 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator nets...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2013

Fresh on its proper introduction to the public at the massive Bauma construction equipment show in Munich, Caterpillar's 336E H ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar CEO talks Bauma, telematics and customers

VIDEO: Caterpillar CEO talks Bauma, telematics and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

From Munich and the Bauma show, Caterpillar recently posted a video interview to YouTube with its Chairman and CEO Doug ...

Better Roads: 3 challenges to Google’s self-driving car

Better Roads: 3 challenges to Google’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

John Latta, editor of our sister publication Better Roads, has put down some thoughts on the self-driving car Google has ...

Bluebeam Software’s Revu 11 simplifies project document collaboration

Bluebeam Software’s Revu 11 simplifies project...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 21, 2013

Collaborate on project documents and digitize technical reviews with Revu 11 from Bluebeam Software, which allows editing files from the ...

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2013

From a functionality standpoint, innovations like this may seem a bit silly to those of us who use concrete to, ...

Behind the B15: The design process of Caterpillar’s rugged smartphone

Behind the B15: The design process of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2013

Just a couple of weeks ago, Caterpillar launched a pretty surprising new product. Not a dozer or an excavator, but ...

Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment manufacturers in field and on factory floor

Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2013

In today’s highly automated world of manufacturing there is a new force entering the scene for construction equipment manufacturers—mobility. From tracking ...

Drones may one day build skyscrapers

Drones may one day build skyscrapers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2013

We've seen how unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for surveying. But how about being used to construct a full-fledged ...

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