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Here’s how Caterpillar plans to boost mining vehicle automation tech

Caterpillar is partnering with the Navada-based Newmont Mining to improve upon its autonomous underground loaders. Caterpillar and Newmont Mining, with the support of Cashman Equipment...
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Komatsu partners with Propeller for drone analytics

Komatsu America Corp. has partnered with Propeller Aero Inc. in an effort to boost drone data efficiency on construction sites. Propeller Aero Inc. provides drone...
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Cummins reveals electrified off-highway powertrain concept

Less than a year after outlining its roadmap to electrification, Cummins has unveiled its first electrified off-highway powertrain concept. The range extended electric driveline (REEV)...
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Mining in mud at El Teniente

RCT helped El Teniente, the world’s largest underground copper mine, safely reach dangerous places RCT has helped the world’s largest underground copper mine, El Teniente,...
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Skyjack’s answer to off-highway rental fleet telematics

Skyjack has created a new telematics solution specifically designed for off-highway rental fleets. Dubbed Elevate, the new system aims to break down the barriers to...
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John Deere adds SmartGrade tech to 750K crawler dozer

John Deere has equipped its 950K Power-Angle-Tilt (PAT) crawler dozer with SmartGrade technology. John Deere’s SmartGrade technology improves the quality of work and jobsite accuracy...
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Recruit millennials with these 6 technologies

As the construction industry evolves, it will need to embrace more innovation to entice millennials to the jobsite — and those even younger —...
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3 things to know about 3D printing construction equipment

3D printing has slowly but surely evolved into a disruptive technology poised to have far-reaching effects on the heavy equipment industry. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)...