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Powerscreen’s Omni provides new view for crushing and screening

Powerscreen is delivering a new view of its crushing and screening equipment via the Omni tablet control system. Unveiled at...
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Hitachi launches Grade Guidance for Dash-6 excavators

Working in cooperation with Topcon, Hitachi has developed the new Grade Guidance system to help operators complete precision excavation.
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The future of construction is digital

As technology becomes engrained in construction, it is reshaping the future of the industry By Jeff Winke Hop in a car and drive anywhere in the...
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Volvo Trucks deploys its first commercial autonomous solution

Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine...
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Komatsu implements LTE network to operate autonomous haul system

Komatsu America Corp’s FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System has qualified to operate on private LTE (long-term evolution) mobile broadband technology. The announcement makes Komatsu’s autonomous haulage...
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Volvo CE to cease diesel development for compact equipment

Volvo CE will cease development of diesel engines for its compact equipment range in favour of electromobility. On Jan. 15, Volvo CE announced that by...
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Caterpillar introduces remote Cat Connect tech

Caterpillar has introduced a new suite of Cat Connect technology that offers remote equipment diagnostics and software updates. Cat Remote Services includes Remote Troubleshoot and...
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New tech for Teck Resources BC coal operation

Teck Resources is incorporating the RCT ControlMaster Teleremote solution for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The...

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Cannabis legalization creates a haze for Ontario road enforcement 

Canada’s looming legalization of cannabis is creating a conundrum for Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO). Late last year, the province announced a zero-tolerance approach to...