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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 Hi-Mate

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...
built robotics ATL

Built Robotics deploys autonomous track loader

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=Zj-YoTJPSD4 Built Robotics is using its own technology to help build its headquarters in San Francisco. The company has created a sensor system that is capable...
guardRFID

Track your equipment in real time with GuardRFID

Heavy equipment owners are now able to track their fleet in real time, thanks to a location service developed by GuardRFID. The company uses active...
john deere artificial intelligence

John Deere acquires artificial intelligence company

John Deere has acquired Blue River Technology, an agriculture-based artificial intelligence company. Blue River Technology successfully applied integrated artificial intelligence with agricultural spraying equipment. The company...
paperless data collection for civil contractors

Paperless data collection helps eliminate error

Civil contractors in Alberta are now utilizing paperless data collection software to ensure accuracy. Heavy civil construction management software provider B2W Software is working with Alberta-based Bluebird Contracting...
Goldcorp AI

Goldcorp turns to AI for mine exploration

One of the world’s largest gold mining companies is incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into its Red Lake, Ont. operation. For its exploration targeting, Goldcorp Inc. is working...
JLG uses virtual reality for real life training

JLG uses virtual reality for real life training

By Dan Pelton The concept of virtual reality has been with us for nearly half a century. It is not all that new. More recently, however,...

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Wacker Neuson restyles ride-on roller

Wacker Neuson has updated its 1.2-ton tandem vibratory roller line with improved visibility, curb clearance and easier service access. The RD12 roller series was originally...