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The feature that makes Deere’s SmartGrade machine control for graders so unique
With intelligent excavators ruling the marketplace, here’s how to find machine controls that match your needs
In the early days of machine control the customer had two options: take it or leave it. When manufacturers ...
Hitachi intros Grade Guidance system for excavators
Hitachi has introduced a new machine control system for excavators developed with Topcon. The company calls Hitachi Grade Guidance a ...
Trimble intros Groundworks machine control for optimizing drilling, piling jobs
Trimble has introduced a new machine control system for drilling and piling work that provides centimeter-level accuracy and stakeless ...
Cat D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 dozers get factory-installed GRADE with 3D option
Cat has added the GRADE with 3D system as a factory-installed option to its small D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 ...
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MIXED FLEET MAINTENANCE: CHOOSE THE RIGHT DIESEL FUEL TO MAXIMIZE UPTIME
For most contractors, keeping their fleet in top-notch working condition is a constant concern. Depending on the age and condition…
Trimble launches integrated machine control support for Rototilt tiltrotators
Trimble and Rototilt have partnered to bring fully integrated machine control support to tiltrotators. With this feature, called Automatic Grade ...
In industry first, MnDOT switches to full intelligent compaction to build highways
During this construction season, the Minnesota Department of Transportation began requiring intelligent compaction (IC) and paver-mounted thermal profiling (PMTP) ...
With drones, 3D modeling services and Propeller partnership, Komatsu Smart Construction is digitizing the jobsite
Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series on Komatsu's Smart Construction technology consultancy service. To read ...
Inside Smart Construction: Komatsu’s tech consultation service seeks to level playing field for the company and its customers
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two-part series on Komatsu‘s Smart Construction technology consultancy service. To read ...
Kobelco, Leica, Engcon team up to create tiltrotator full-auto machine control
Starting next year, some Kobelco excavators will come equipped with the ability to automatically adjust bucket height and tilt ...
Deere debuts industry’s first mast-free motor grader GPS system, adds new automation suite to reduce complexity
There’s no doubt that mastless is the way to go when it comes to GPS machine control. But until ...
Trimble agrees to buy Viewpoint Construction Software for $1.2B
Trimble will acquire Viewpoint Construction Software in a $1.2 billion all-cash deal. Trimble says the purchase of the Portland, Oregon-based ...
Deere adds integrated SmartGrade machine control to 950K with Power Angle Tilt blade
John Deere is now offering its 950K PAT model with fully integrated machine control from the factory. Introduced last year, ...
Case dozers get universal machine control compatibility as factory option
Case Construction Equipment will now install a universal machine control kit at the factory as an available option on ...
Automatic Grade Control and Slope training gives pavers competitive edge
At Volvo Construction Equipment’s Road Institute, which teaches best practices for paving, trainers hear common refrains from operators who ...
Equipment roundup: Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado; Case updates N Series backhoes; Cat intros INV2000 inverter generator; Komatsu brings AI to equipment; Mechanic ponders a Tesla future
Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado with a jaw-dropping redesign “No it’s not.” “Holy crud.” Those were just a couple of the exclamations coming ...
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Diesel technician shortage a perfect storm gathering for decades (Part 1)
Equipment Roundup: JCB intros 1CXT, a tracked backhoe with CTL skill; Roush unveils 650-hp F-150 SC; Toro Dingo TXL 2000 now in production; Hitachi intros excavator Grade Guidance; Fuso’s FE180 is first gas cabover
VIDEO: A step-by-step look at the Arlington Memorial Bridge rehab
Dolan named CEO of Custom Equipment
Cat intros host of updates to M-Series medium wheel loaders
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ASV debuts RT-40 and RT-65 Posi-Track loaders
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Contractor of the year
Ohio’s Shrock Premier Custom Constructors is our 2019 Contractor of the Year
by Don McLoud
Trimble updates its AR hard hat with Microsoft HoloLens 2: Layer-able, hand-manipulated 3D hologram designs right before your eyes
by Tom Jackson
JCB, Takeuchi, Ditch Witch and Toro show off electric compact construction equipment at rental show
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Cat 990K Aggregate Handler hauls 25% more, saves lots of time
by Therese Dunphy
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