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On the job stories, news and articles from around the industry.

10 tips for a successful crane set up

By Dica CEO Kris Koberg It can be difficult to know if the ground beneath your crane will support the weight and pressure under your...

Terex auger drill heads to Antarctica

A Terex Utilities Model 330 auger drill is heading to Antarctica to assist the National Science Foundation (NSF) obtain sea ice samples. In December, Terex...

A quick decision comes up roses for BC landscaper

After nine years with the same landscaping company, Mike Lalonde had a falling out with his boss. The differences between the two were too much...

A buying guide for brush and root grapples

By Mitch Salva, Arrow Material Handling Products The Golden Age of the grapple is upon us ... OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an...

Our Top 5 construction job stories of 2017

Throughout the year, we visit various construction job sites and testing grounds to see how the machines we write about suit their owners and...

Sennebogen log handler at the forefront of synthetic gas facility

A Sennebogen 818 M log handler is at the forefront of a new synthetic gas facility near Knoxville, Tennessee. The year-old AC Global Energy (ACGE)...

The right crane for high rise renovations

New construction projects are usually met with challenges, but the site and lifting needs are usually straight forward enough that several crane options fit...

Fundamentals of IoT for construction

By Jeff Winke Experts believe the Internet of Things (IoT) will consist of about 30 billion objects in as little as two years. But, what...

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3D printing robot tackles low-rise building construction

Cazza, a California-based tech company, has released a portable 3D printing robot designed to reduce construction time and cost. In June, the company began taking...