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UBC team deploys AI-powered construction robots

Construction sites are evolving into smarter, safer job sites thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, according to Dr. Tony Yang, a Structural Engineering Professor...

HD Hyundai CEO to deliver CES keynote

HD Hyundai will present its vision to create and encourage sustainability under the name Xite Transformation at CES 2024, the world’s largest electronics trade...

Metrolinx to incorporate SoilFLO software to manage soil tracking

Metrolinx has selected SoilFLO to optimize its soil management processes and enhance its ecological initiatives. By integrating SoilFLO’s software solution into its projects, Metrolinx will...

ETH Zurich develops autonomous wall-building excavator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7wmotyKgXc&t=12s Researchers at the Swiss university ETH Zurich have developed an autonomous excavator capable of constructing dry-stone walls. The autonomous excavator, named HEAP, was recently deployed...

Cat is developing a hydrogen hybrid engine based on its C13D

Caterpillar has launched a three-year program to demonstrate an advanced hydrogen-hybrid power solution built on its new Cat C13D engine platform. Starting early next year, Caterpillar...

Trimble and Mincon partner on solar piling solution

Trimble and Mincon have partnered to provide a machine control factory option for piling and drilling attachments used in solar installations. Mincon Solar Installation...

HD Hyundai Wins CES 2024 Innovation Award

HD Hyundai has won CES Innovation Awards for the second consecutive year, earning three recognitions during the 2024 competition. The back-to-back awards underscore the company’s...

Perkins’ Project Coeus to develop a drop-in hybrid powertrain

Perkins is collaborating with Equipmake and Loughborough University’s Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering School to develop and produce an advanced multi-fuel ‘drop-in’ hybrid integrated...

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Creighton Rock Drill acquires TuffStudds

Creighton Rock Drill Ltd. (CRD) has acquired TuffStudds LLC, a manufacturer of chromium carbide wear protection studs for mining and earthmoving equipment. The acquisition allows...