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Autonomous vehicles are a bigger challenge than predicted

Five years ago, the expectation was that by 2020 the sight of ‘robotaxis’ and autonomous driverless trucks would be a common sight on our...

Flodraulic develops the intelligent Archimedes Precision Spreader

Flodraulic has launched its new Archimedes Precision Spreader – a semi-automated snow plow and salter. Working with the University of Guelph, the Town of Halton...

Komatsu’s iMC 2.0 now available on three additional machines

Komatsu is expanding the availability of its intelligent Machine Control (iMC) 2.0 to two additional dozers as well as its PC210LCi-11 excavator.  Developed with input...

Doosan Bobcat invests in Ainstein AI to accelerate radar development

To continue the development of next-generation radar sensor systems, Doosan Bobcat has announced a strategic equity investment in Ainstein AI. Founded in 2015, Ainstein’s...

Boston Dynamics introduces three new Spot Robot products

Boston Dynamics has introduced a trio of new features for its autonomous Spot robot. The new products include a self-charging Enterprise Spot, Scout — its...

Proterra and Komatsu partner to develop electric excavator

Komatsu has partnered with battery developer Proterra to create the OEM’s first battery-electric mid-size hydraulic excavator. The collaboration represents Proterra's entry into the off-road vehicle...

Finning Canada: Technology is redefining essential in a post-COVID world

By Peter Gibbons, regional technology manager at Finning Canada There’s a reason the adoption of construction technology is gaining momentum.  Its potential to improve jobsite operations...

Komatsu’s iMC 2.0 now available on two additional dozers

Komatsu is expanding the availability of its intelligent Machine Control (iMC) 2.0 — a suite of features that use advanced machine technology to improve dozer...

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Trump Praised By Construction Industry

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has commended President Trump for signing a resolution into law eliminating the Obama administration’s controversial “Volks rule”...