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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...
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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...
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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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GPS machine control improves efficiency for auto mall site prep

By Jeff Winke When S. Dilawri Automotive Group does something big, it is really big. Dilawri has franchised dealerships representing 30 automotive brands throughout Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan,...

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...

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Nortrax hosts Demo days in Northeastern Ontario

Nortrax recently opened its doors in Northeastern Ontario to showcase the latest John Deere equipment, as well as invite operators to compete in a...