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Topcon, Cat Offer 3D Machine-Control Upgrade for Next Gen Excavators
A new option is available for Next Gen machines to merge Topcon 3D machine control with Cat Grade Assist.
April 27, 2022
All-Electric Ford Vehicles Will Be Available to Rent at United Rentals
The company's initial delivery of 120 F-150 Lightning trucks and 30 E-Transit vans will be available to customers and employees in the second half of 2022.
May 10, 2022
TrueLook’s Jobsite Surveillance Can Identify Criminals in Real Time
The system uses intelligent motion alerts, human verification technology and trained professional monitoring to identify threats and stop criminals in the act.
May 10, 2022
Pittbos Helps Asphalt Contractors Keep Track of the Entire Project
Designed by a contractor, Pittbos automates estimation, sales tracking and order management for asphalt paving companies.
May 5, 2022
Sunbelt Rentals Electrifies Fleet with 700 Ford Lightning Trucks
The purchase furthers electrification of its on-road fleet, with the first trucks to be delivered in summer 2022.
May 3, 2022
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Pushing Paperless: e-Ticketing for Road, Bridge Projects Takes Off
More than 40 state departments of transportation expect to adopt some form of e-Ticketing by the end of the year.
May 2, 2022
This Contractor Loves VR Simulators – Less Damage, Increased Safety, Happier Employees | The Dirt #69
Check out the latest episode of The Dirt where OE Construction of Colorado reveals the surprising benefits it has discovered with equipment simulators.
April 29, 2022
Trimble and Infotech Integration Eliminates Manual Inspection Processes
The integrated solution decreases project delivery time by sending accurate daily work reports, which ultimately accelerates payments to contractors and verifies digital as-builts.
April 26, 2022
Volvo CE Expands Load Assist Features for Wheel Loaders
A series of new apps provide detailed weighing, operator coaching and even tire-pressure monitoring.
April 22, 2022
Monitor Off-Road Tires by Phone in Real Time with Bridgestone's IntelliTire
Sensors on this new system alert operators to potential issues and monitor off-road tires throughout their life.
April 21, 2022
Volvo CE Offers 4-Step Plan for Contractors to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Volvo CE has a step-by-step approach to help customers meet their carbon-reduction goals.
April 20, 2022
Trimble to Sell Four Businesses to Precisional LLC, a Jordan Company affiliate
Trimble has agreed to sell its Time and Frequency, Loadrite, Spectra Precision Tools and SECO accessories businesses to Precisional LLC, a global precision measurement and data solutions platform for infrastructure end markets.
April 19, 2022
Tadano Announces World’s First Electric Rough Terrain Crane
The crane will be able to drive to the jobsite and handle lifting operations using battery power instead of diesel.
April 18, 2022
5 Ways Mobile Apps Improve Contractors' Equipment Management
How to use mobile applications to create high-performing jobsites with your rental equipment.
April 18, 2022
Slate Launches Digital Assistant for Construction Contractors
The new platform provides building professionals with line of sight into every aspect of a project by de-risking the process and solving problems in real time.
April 14, 2022
Video: Senzit Tracks Air Filter Life at Lower Cost Than Telematics
In this episode of The Dirt, we look at a product that tells you in real time how much longer your equipment's air filter will last.
April 8, 2022
Built Robotics Raises $64M to Transform Excavators into Robots
The company plans to ramp up production of its aftermarket kit for autonomous excavator trenching.
April 7, 2022
Cat’s Autonomous Haul Trucks Set a New Record
To date, trucks equipped with the company’s autonomous haulage system have put on more than 91.3 million miles, nearly the same distance as traveling from Earth to the sun.
April 5, 2022
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Kobelco’s Bounceback: 20 New Products to Be Unveiled in 18 Months (Video)
In this episode of The Dirt, we look at the company's quick rebound from last year's engine mishap and its new dash-7 and -11 excavators.
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Fabick Cat CEO Ousted, Legal Battle Ensues
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The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
7 Secrets to Cutting Fleet Costs
The day-to-day expenses of running a fleet can add up quickly. This eBook can help you uncover 7 of those hidden costs and implement best practices to address them. Download your copy now to learn more.