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Can you put too much technology on your job site?
Here are five criteria to help you make the right decision when purchasing construction tech
VIDEO: How to safely operate material handlers
Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries tells how to safely operate the big machines designed for moving whatever needs moving
Cat Command now available on D3 loaders
When operating environments put operators at risk, Cat Command for Loading enables remote operation of skid steers and compact track loaders
New Doosan wheel loader designed for maximum power, efficiency
Following the release of several new -7 Series wheel loaders last year, Doosan has added the DL250-7 which includes the exclusive ‘transparent bucket’
8 fleet managers share tips for success in a rapidly changing role
Growing responsibilities within the role are changing what it means to be fleet manager in today’s construction business
Used equipment prices up 45% over last year
Supply chain issues, tight supply and unprecedented demand all played major factors in used equipment sales in 2021
Latest wheel loader models use smart technologies to reduce ownership costs
Recent advancements to this job site staple are increasing efficiency, safety and comfort
High-speed train from Las Vegas to Southern California could create 40K construction jobs
Passenger rail company Brightline said U.S. regulators are reviewing plans for the 49-mile section of Brightline West, which could begin construction a year from now
Bosch says its new green-beam rotary laser is 4X brighter than traditional red beams
New laser is designed to offer professionals working in landscaping to framing and anything in between the leveling flexibility they need all in one product
Toro’s new electric Ultra Buggy moves materials inside and out
The new model can fit through a 3-ft door with crash bar, while a zero-turn-radius allows it to navigate hard-to-access areas
Kubota introduces new one-ton excavator for the tightest spaces
The all-new U10-5 offers nearly zero tail swing with what the manufacturer says is class-leading bucket breakout force and one full foot of dig reach on the ground
Smart creep for Cat D3 loaders simplifies attachment performance
Caterpillar’s new smart creep feature for skid steers and compact track loaders automatically sets the right creep speed for cold planers and wheel saws
Topcon’s MC-Mobile brings machine control to compact machines
New portable solution gives compact track loaders and mini excavators the precision of traditional machine control typically geared to heavy machines
Even asphalt pavers are going all in on electric power
Wirtgen and New Electric to work together in developing the world’s first asphalt spreading paver
Hilti rolls out Nuron cordless battery platform with over 60 new tools
North America gets dibs on the 22V technology that allows cordless tools to do the work that once required gas-powered or higher voltage battery systems
Aquajet takes hydrodemolition to next level with 750V Aqua Cutter
Patented ‘Infinity’ oscillation moves water jet in figure 8 pattern, removing more concrete in a single pass and leaving what the company said is an ideal bonding surface
Doosan’s new DX50Z-7 mini excavator teases new line
Doosan shows off one of a new line of mini excavators available for the first time in North America, featuring bigger cabs, greater visibility and the ability to use complex attachments
Wirtgen unveils complete concrete paving train
Also new is an innovative system reported to make construction sites more efficient through the ability to flexibly and rapidly change working widths when paving with the TeleMold
It’s a good time to hit the road
Strong demand for new projects, coupled with increasingly advanced equipment and technology, spells growth for the roadbuilding sector
Concrete that powers equipment? Yes, really
Researchers at Purdue University are testing ideas that could put concrete at the center of the world’s transition to net-zero
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