Technology

Avoid OSHA incidents and stay on bid lists with site check-in tech
Three contractors explain how they saved time and money with an app that streamlines job site check-in procedures
Contact tracing on job sites is serious business
Like it or not, construction sites of the near future will require the use of previously unheard of tools to keep workers safe and on the job
Can a pet robot help on your job site?
Trimble and Piaggio Fast Forward collaborate to enable robots and machines to follow people and other machines on construction sites
Diesel’s not done
Despite advancements in alternative power, there’s still a place at the table for diesel-powered engines
No front blind spots with Doosan’s ‘transparent bucket’ wheel loader
Combined images recorded by cameras mounted at the front of the wheel loader are shown in real time in the cockpit
Need help finding and using the latest tech?
Associated Builders and Contractors introduces Tech Marketplace to help contractors make the most of what technology can offer
Trimble kicks off free info series for contractors
On-demand Dimensions Spotlight Series includes topics on Reviving the U.S. Infrastructure, the Evolving Workforce, Sustainability and Automation
Oracle launches new AI for construction
Tech giant’s artificial intelligence will use machine learning to analyze project data
Brokk’s new platform for connected demolition robots
New online platform connects Brokk’s robots to an online portal where users can track and manage their machines
JCB aids robotic building project
OEM’s Hydradig excavator being used to test advanced techniques for off-site construction
Juniper Systems enhances customization for ultra-rugged devices
Utah-based maker of ultra-rugged data collectors aims to provide personalized customer service to customers
Caterpillar partners with ThoroughTec Simulation for training solutions
Global supplier of mining equipment simulators will gain exclusive access to confidential Cat machine technical data and engineering expertise 
Telematics usage expected to grow
Effective fleet management and the data from telematics systems are especially valuable, especially in a down market
Volvo Group creates business area dedicated to electrification
‘Volvo Energy’ will work toward improving the charging infrastructure and reduce environment impact of electric and hybrid vehicles
GM to phase out petroleum-powered vehicles by 2035
Pivotal move by one of the world’s largest automakers could speed the transition toward all-electric construction equipment 
Concrete Deck Analysis helps contractors avoid costly errors
New program built on Quartz Site Vision, a 4K, multi-camera system for live and historical job site visibility
VR training for HS2 railway project lift operators
Serious Labs provides innovative pilot training scheme for construction partnership currently building UK high-speed rail
Kubota launches troubleshooting App
Kubota Diagnostic App is designed to make it easy for technicians to identify faults in Kubota’s compact tracked loaders
Stronger concrete – inspired by lobsters
New bio-mimicking research set to enhance 3D printing possibilities in large-scale construction
Doosan Bobcat acquires stake in tech firm Ainstein
Partnership to develop radar sensors for autonomous technology
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