Technology

Digital job sites possible with Komatsu’s Smart Construction Dashboard
Crews can visualize the status of projects to help planning, management, scheduling and optimization
Volvo electric excavators and wheel loaders coming to the U.S. this year
Manufacturer claims the ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheel loader have nearly identical specifications to their diesel equivalents
Three contractors explain the why and how of machine control
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tech Talks examine considerations involved in the decision to invest in machine control for construction fleets
JCB pursues development of hydrogen engine
Equipment manufacturer stated hydrogen offers a more cost-effective, less-complex means of achieving lower carbon emissions than battery-powered alternatives
Komatsu introduces electric and remote-controlled concept mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
Will construction equipment have a Tesla-like disrupter?
Industry experts discuss the potential for a new player to come in, innovate, and turn over the sandbox of leading manufacturers
SmartEquip launches e-Commerce solutions to owners of mixed fleets
New e-Commerce Store and e-Commerce Support programs aimed at equipment owners of multiple brands
Trimble’s new GuidEx system helps operators navigate their equipment
Contractors can increase efficiency, awareness with comprehensive local machine data logging
Ford’s new electric F-150 will resurrect the name ‘Lightning’
An iconic fixture on construction sites and American driveways alike, the ‘Big Three’ auto maker will officially unveil its new pickup on May 19
Doosan Infracore completes first battery pack prototype
Maker of construction machinery, including Bobcat compact equipment, accelerates its battery pack and electrified products business
Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously
Cat Command for Hauling used in wide range of commodities across a growing number of haul truck class sizes
Interview: Are electric pavers a thing?
Leaders at GOMACO talk about the future of paving technology and the possibility of battery-powered machines in the future
DokaXact interactive formwork positioning solution wins innovation award
DokaXact is a tool for surveyors and crews that allows site teams to quickly and precisely plumb and align wall formwork used with Doka climbing systems
Trimble introduces Quest estimating software
Cloud-based platform is designed for civil engineering contractors who need detailed cost estimates to effectively bid and manage budgets for projects
Trimble brings Quadri BIM to North America
Users have access to utility and construction information, allowing faster collaboration on projects such as building roads, bridges and railways
Soil Connect serves as digital marketplace for soils and aggregates
Easy-to-use digital alternative to paper ticketing is designed to facilitate seamless and transparent transactions that help users save time and money
Extracker collaborative COR logs improve communication to speed payment
Interactive communication tool connects GCs and subcontractors to minimize delays, mistakes and misunderstandings
Nvoicepay streamlines your construction firm’s payment process
Accounts payable automation solution is built to alleviate challenges associated with paying vendors and subcontractors 
BlueCats SafetyTags offer accurate and easy contact tracing on construction sites
Rugged personal device keeps workers at safe distances and bring owners and GCs complete digital awareness of who’s on site and when
Safe Site Check In helps general contractors ensure safety and compliance
Users can see who’s on site and when, and screen for Covid-19 cases without the need for storing and protecting personal medical information
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