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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...

Load Assist expands across Volvo CE’s wheel loader lineup

Volvo Construction Equipment’s Load Assist machine control applications are now compatible on a wider range of wheel loaders, from the L60H to the L350H. Volvo...

Serious Labs simulator is now approved for international PAL+ training

The Serious Labs MEWP simulator is the first in the world to provide PAL+ training For the first time, an internationally accredited course in commercial heavy...

CCA and EllisDon partner with uOttawa to advance VR in construction

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and EllisDon have formed a new alliance with the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Engineering to spark construction innovation...

Underground connectivity arrives at MacLean Engineering’s R&D facility

MacLean Engineering, in collaboration with Maestro Digital Mine, has integrated the Plexus PowerNet network into its Research and Demonstration Facility in Sudbury, Ontario. Plexus PowerNet...

SafeAI and Obayashi test an autonomous articulated dump truck

SafeAI, a platform for autonomous heavy equipment, has partnered with Japanese construction company Obayashi Corporation to create autonomous construction sites. Beginning in November, SafeAI will...

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