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grade guidance

John Deere adds Grade Guidance to 470G LC excavator

Power and precision are uniting  with the new Grade Guidance equipped John Deere 470G LC excavators.  First introduced for...
heavy equipment training

Smarten up: tech training can help alleviate a labour shortage

By Jeff Winke The scene: A busy mid-size construction contractor office where the owner-operator plops into his desk...
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Volvo and Samsung partner on electromobility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5FfKseu-zs Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s...
propeller 3d mapping

Propeller introduces Terrain Editing feature

The new Terrain Editing feature from Propeller will help surveyors measure sites with improved accuracy, as well as save worksites from potentially...
3D printing epiroc

Epiroc embarks on 3D printing parts project

Epiroc is introducing a project focusing on the use of 3D printing capabilities for the manufacturing of spare parts on site and...
jobsite data trimble

Survey highlights a new era of jobsite data

Contractors report the increased availability of jobsite data helps improve project outcomes like budget, productivity and profitability   A new report on...
Built Robotics

Built Robotics builds upon its fleet of autonomous heavy equipment

By Jordan Parker Built Robotics is expanding its product line of autonomous heavy equipment, both in size and...
Volvo haul assist

Volvo’s new haul assist application puts haulers on the map

The new Map feature on Volvo CE’s updated Haul Assist application allows operators to monitor hauler traffic around the site and proactively...

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Kiwi/Canuck connection helps revolutionize logging effort

By Kevin Orfield Vancouver Island and New Zealand may be an ocean apart, but their logging conditions are similar. Big wood is harvested in tough conditions...
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