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74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Last week, we hit the halfway point in this series of 74 tips for reducing your equipment costs. Here is ...

Trimble’s Loadrite X2350 onboard weighing system boosts excavator efficiency

Trimble’s Loadrite X2350 onboard weighing system...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 15, 2013

Trimble has announced its new Loadrite X2350 payload management system for excavators, an onboard weighing system that aims to help ...

House printing, crawling, concrete-eating demo robots point to automated jobsites of the future (VIDEO)

House printing, crawling, concrete-eating demo robots...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2013

As we noted in our piece on Komatsu's new D61i-23 dozer, which uses machine control technology to automatically raise and ...

Topcon launches rugged SL-100 modem for connecting Sitelink3D network

Topcon launches rugged SL-100 modem for connecting...

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, ...

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