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JLG showcases SmartLoad technology

The JLG 1644 high capacity telehandler is the company’s first machine to feature SmartLoad Technology. The telehandler, which offers 7,206 kg of lift capacity, was introduced...

TimberWest turns to RFID tech to avoid human and machine interactions

TimberWest has numerous large mobile machines working at its sort yards and logistics facilities. The specialized machines perform a number of tasks such as unloading...

Danfoss debuts DAVIS, its answer for autonomous vehicles

Danfoss Power Solutions is incorporating feedback from its customers to help develop autonomous vehicles. The company showcased the capabilities of the Danfoss Autonomous Vehicle Integration...

The benefits and barriers to adopting telematics

There’s “too much data and not enough insights” when it comes to the adoption of telematics in construction, according to David Swan, product manager...

NVIDIA and Komatsu partner to bring AI to jobsites

The GPU, originally created for the PC gaming market by NVIDIA, will help bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) to heavy equipment. Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA...

B2W Software launches scheduling solution

B2W Software has launched a new scheduling solution that allows contractors to collaboratively place employees and heavy equipment. B2W Schedule centralizes resource planning, scheduling and...

Our Top 5 heavy equipment tech stories of 2017

Technological advancements are constantly finding new ways to (hopefully) improve construction, heavy equipment and their related industries. Here are our most read tech stories of...

Hyundai expands Hi-Mate remote management system availability

Hyundai’s exclusive Hi-Mate remote management system is now standard on four of the company’s compact excavators, including three of the company’s crawler models and...

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First Choice Disposal acquired by York1

York1 has acquired the Rexdale, Ontario-based waste bin provider First Choice Disposal. The acquisition aims to enhance York1's service offerings and strengthen its waste collection...