Las Vegas, NV | March 14-18, 2023
MBW Power Pitch adjusts trowel blade pitch on the fly
New accessory powered by Milwaukee Redlithium battery lets operators make push-button adjustments without taking their hands off the handle
John Deere plans its Largest CONEXPO-CON/AGG presence to date
Totaling 80,000 square feet of booth space, John Deere and Wirtgen are combining forces for the first time at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
VIDEO: Giant excavators bent on destruction
Watch heavy machines throw cars around like toys in this video showcasing the raw power behind some of today’s biggest earthmovers
Built Robotics focuses on concrete automation with latest acquisition
Roin Technologies, makers of the first robotic concrete power trowel, will open up new possibilities in construction autonomy 
Why are high-capacity telehandlers in high demand?
Units with 10,000-pounds or more of lifting capacity are growing in popularity as specialty industries realize their ability to effectively move large, bulky materials in less time
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VTN DEALERS NETWORK GROWS IN N. AMERICA
VTN Europe, the Italian Top excavator attachments manufacturer, significantly grows its distribution dealer network across USA & Canada. A 3 years investment plan is now in place with 2 large inventories in Cuyahoga Falls (OH) and Morgan City (LA).
HOW AUTOMATION IN CONSTRUCTION CAN ATTRACT AND RETAIN TALENT, AND DRIVE PRODUCTIVITY
Currently, the construction industry is struggling with a lack of skilled labor and cost inefficiencies. In fact, six in ten US firms surveyed by Deloitte are experiencing project delays due to workforce shortages.[1] This has dangerous implications for profits at a time of higher competition for projects and tighter operating margins across construction projects. But if every market challenge presents an opportunity, then emerging robotics and automation in the construction industry is key part of efforts to reverse the sector’s fortunes.
Management
BuildClub offers immediate delivery of materials to your job site
Tech startup claims it has 650,000 products available for immediate delivery, calls itself the ‘Amazon for building materials’
Deere reveals an electric excavator at CES
Immersion cooling is expected to extend battery life in a safer, higher-performance excavator with lower noise and torque at any speed
VIDEO: Construction workers share their struggles with mental health to help combat suicide
Associated General Contractors of America released a new video series featuring real industry professionals as they talk about mental health issues such as suicide and addiction
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Equipment
Cat dealer Cleveland Brothers builds ‘one-of-a-kind’ demolition machine
Unique rig includes mobile shear and three-piece boom/stick, producing over 300 gallons per minute in hydraulic flow at the end of the stick for super-short cycle times
Eagle Crusher to show off two new plants at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
The UltraMax 1600X-OC portable impactor and 8x20 Screen Plant will be on display, as well as tried and true machines such as the 2036 Jaw Crusher
Volvo CE introduces electric compactor, teases electric mid-size excavator
The new DD25 Electric asphalt compactor, as well as the EC230 Electric mid-size excavator, are just two of the many highlights promised for Volvo’s booth at CONEXPO-CON/AGG this March
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Technology
From lasers to GPS: A history of machine control, Part 1
The idea for machine control on heavy equipment began in the 1960s with the first laser prototype, built in California for military range finders
Volvo CE’s new safety system reduces job site collisions
Collision Mitigation System assists operators while working in reverse and automatically applies service brakes when a wheel loader approaches any obstacle
Better progress monitoring on job sites
Laser scanning, photogrammetry and videogrammetry - and their integration with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles - will change the game of staying on time and on budget
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Projects
$4-billion Long Island casino complex is one of several construction projects eyed for the area
The Las Vegas Sands has plans for a flagship hospitality, while numerous developers eye the metropolitan area with plans for more gaming and entertainment projects
Lane Construction wins $218-million contract to upgrade Orange County interchange
The ‘gateway’ to some of the country’s most popular tourist attractions will undergo changes that promise to increase capacity and improve safety
4 bridges to receive $2.1 billion in first round of bridge project grants
Bridge Investment Program is reported to be part of the largest dedicated investment in highway bridges since the construction of the Interstate highway system
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