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Small Caterpillar dozer tech helps make smoother cuts and full blade loads with less track slip
Next Generation Cat D1, D2 and D3 get operator-assist technologies that make them more efficient at elemental dozer work, as well as remote-control capability
Caterpillar adding to construction lineup with four electric machines
As construction transitions to a lower-carbon future, Cat brings support with new compact and medium-sized loaders and excavators powered by new Caterpillar batteries
Trimble invests in robotic layout of civil engineering
Startup Civ Robotics’ CivDot robot uses Trimble’s GNSS positioning technology and surveying software to improve productivity and safety on infrastructure layout
Trimble acquires B2W to connect civil contractors’ digital and physical management
B2W Software’s estimating and operations solutions enable end-to-end digital improvements to project profitability through the Trimble Construction One Portfolio
Electrification of access machines is outpacing regulation’s drive
Greenhouse-gas reduction primed the pump but environmental investors and operating advantages are making electric power trains today’s dominant innovation in lifts and telehandlers
Tenty introduces wearable safety alert device for construction
Patent-pending telematics safety system is designed to reduce worker incidents and help construction companies and business consulting firms manage job sites more efficiently
5 areas equipment manufacturers are focusing their R&D
Productivity gains and reduced emissions are just two areas driving growth in R&D investment in construction
VIDEO: HP’s got a robot that prints designs on sites much faster than hand layout
Skanska users say the speed and accuracy of HP’s Siteprint give layout experts more time for quality control
Are your smart construction machines safe and secure from hackers?
Cyber security is more crucial than ever as our world gets more connected, highlighting the need for equipment owners to safeguard their machines through preventive measures
5 ways BIM could change the future of construction
Reduce project risk and save time and money by looking ahead at how standards and certifications might soon shape the way you do business
Leica Geosystems’ new safety awareness module aims to reduce accidents on job sites
Field-generated safety data is integrated into cloud-based collaboration platform Leica ConX, allowing decision makers to review incidents and assess operations over time and space
Komatsu Smart Construction Retrofit kits offer entry-level 3D guidance
Available on most Komatsu excavators, the low-cost guidance kit gives operators in the field and managers in the office access to 3D design and payload data 
Construction technology coming to your job site in 2022
What seemed out of this world just a few years ago is quickly becoming commonplace. What can you expect to see on your jobs in the next year and beyond?
The time has come for fleet managers to leave 3G technology behind
With an outdated internet network being phased out for good, Ray Kosick with GPS Insight explains how to make the upgrade to 5G simple for construction firms
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
Digital and automated surveying? Yes, please
The newest innovations in surveying have been refined to increase accuracy and efficiency, saving you time as well as money
VIDEO: How to charge electric construction equipment via solar power
Electrically powered equipment is intriguing for many reasons, so here are some answers to questions about the ease with which it can be charged
Drone-on-demand mobile app available for construction and more
With its downloadable app, Aquiline Drones Corporation aims to make commercial drones the next Uber
Coming soon: Zero-emissions haul trucks
Cummins and Komatsu will collaborate on zero-emissions power technologies, including hydrogen fuel cell solutions, for large mining haul truck applications
Hilti upgrades Jaibot, its semi-autonomous drilling robot
The mobile unit can now align with digital plans and automatically adapt planned drill holes to pre-defined installation zones, among other improvements
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