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Images from above: new drone tech in mining

Equipment companies are increasingly utilizing top visual data-compiling equipment to not only get a sight of where they might choose to perform a project,...
Komatsu and Trimble are collaborating to develop a application program interface (API)

Komatsu and Trimble announce software collaboration

Komatsu Ltd. and California-based Trimble Inc. are joining forces to improve their customers’ ability to exchange 3D construction site data. The collaboration, announced mid-July, aims...
The Cazza X1 robot 3D prints houses.

3D printing robot tackles low-rise building construction

Cazza, a California-based tech company, has released a portable 3D printing robot designed to reduce construction time and cost. In June, the company began taking...
toromont cat

Toromont Cat shines light on new tech

This spring, Toromont Cat opened its dealerships’ doors to highlight various technological advancements now available on their machines. Dubbed Technology Days, Toromont Cat invited its...
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Caterpillar signs MOU with robotic bricklayer

Caterpillar is exploring how to offer a robotic bricklayer to its customers. On July 2, the Australia-based Fastbrick Robotics announced it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
using telematics

Telematics: Should you take a closer look?

Technology has been helping the construction industry get more productive for a long time. We’ve moved from paper and pencil, to calculators and computers....
Genie interactive tool

Genie tool helps contractors calculate capacity

Terex Aerial Work Platforms is participating in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction by introducing a new Genie interactive tool. The new tool...
John Deere Foresight

John Deere adds Foresight Intelligence

John Deere is adding Foresight Intelligence to its stable of construction data solutions to increase dealer efficiencies and customer uptime.

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Alberta tweaks construction zone rules

The government of Alberta has announced a few changes to construction zone regulations on the province’s roadways. Contractors will now be required to cover speed...