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Digital twins take construction to a new dimension
Here’s how this advanced technology can help prevent costly errors due to inaccurate information when planning construction
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
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
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
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
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
Bobcat’s all-electric T7X available in rental fleets this year
Just in are more details about the first-ever machine of its kind which has half the parts and three times the torque as traditional loaders
Bobcat unveils world’s first all-electric compact track loader
The Bobcat T7X was revealed at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, where Sunbelt Rentals pledged its commitment to bringing the new technology to its customers across North America
6 top tech stories take a look ahead
Here’s a selection of news items hinting at how construction is set to change in the years ahead, not just in the equipment used but in how and what it will be used for
Six construction technology trends to watch in 2022
With increasingly scarce resources, there’s a necessity to create more with less, and government and stakeholder pressure means the industry needs to focus on sustainability
Forward-thinking contractor increases project volume by 65% through tech investment
CSCI Construction’s move toward cloud-based solutions and mobile apps helps to connect its people, projects and processes in real time
Komatsu’s new smart drone and mobile app help with project management
Smart Construction Field and Smart Construction Drone are new job site technologies designed to keep projects on time and on budget
One giant leap: Komatsu develops construction equipment for use on the moon
Komatsu will create and operate a hydraulic excavator in cyberspace, using digital twin technology, and compare its movements with actual equipment on Earth 
EquipmentShare’s apprenticeship program aims to recruit skilled workers
New program will draw attention to emerging careers in the modern construction era, many of which are directly connected to technology
Trimble field software now available as a subscription service
It’s now easier for contractors to implement and scale Trimble’s machine control and construction surveying solutions with no large, up-front costs
Honda tests autonomous work vehicle at Black & Veatch construction site
The fully electric Honda AWV towed and transported construction materials, water and other supplies at a large-scale solar energy construction project in New Mexico
Giatec updates concrete-testing SmartRock technology
First announced at World of Concrete in 2020, this jobsite solution now has dual temperature-monitoring capabilities for mass concrete applications
Is a hydrogen-powered Bobcat coming soon to your fleet?
Scott Park, president and CEO of Doosan Bobcat, talks about the viability of hydrogen-powered construction equipment and overcoming the obstacles to its adoption
John Deere the latest OEM to make decisive move toward a cleaner future
Equipment maker invests in ClearFlame Engine Technologies as part of its strategy to accelerate low and zero-carbon powertrain technology
2D vs. 3D machine control: Which is right for your construction business?
Case Live event lays out various machine control options and what to consider when weighing whether to invest in a solution for your fleet
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