Technology

Construction and engineering technology is changing the way companies design and execute their plans, faster than ever. With advancements in construction technology coming faster than ever, no industry can afford to miss out on the latest trends. With new technologies like autonomous equipment, 3D printed building materials, bridges, and more, to virtual reality headsets to show customers what their building will look like in real life, it is more important than ever to keep up with changing technology in the construction world.



CM Labs' Heavy Equipment Simulators Provide Innovative Solution for Addressing Construction Skilled Labor Shortage

Executives at NCCER and CM Labs agree that simulators provide a cutting-edge approach to help contractors and training organizations address the skilled labor shortage that's prevalent in the industry....


Case to Host Live Virtual Event on Machine Control for Dozers, Motor Graders

Case Construction Equipment's next Case LIVE virtual event will focus on machine control for dozers and motor graders, and will be held on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. Central. The event will focus on the types of precision technologies available, the applications they are best suited for and the operational advantages that each solution provides....


Isuzu Collaborates With Decisiv to Enhance Customer Experience

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. confirmed a long term collaboration with Decisiv, a provider of dealer service relationship management (SRM) software. The program, branded as Isuzu Connect, has been enhanced for the Isuzu dealer network and is being implemented in all Isuzu commercial truck dealerships across the United States and Canada over a multi-year rollout plan....


GSSI Releases PaveScan RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool

GSSI, a leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announced PaveScan RDM 2.0 — an asphalt density assessment tool that provides accurate real-time measurements to ensure pavement life and quality....


Integration of Topcon 3D-MC With Volvo Active Control Raises Bar in Excavation Precision

The semi-autonomous digging functionality offered by Volvo Active Control on the Dig Assist suite of tools from Volvo CE can now be used with Topcon 3D-MC software on applicable models. Delivering excavation accuracy in a fraction of the normal time and automating the digging process, Topcon and Volvo have raised the bar in excavation works, according to the manufacturers....


Leica Geosystems Announces Substantial Safety Awareness Solution Enhancements

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced substantial enhancements to its modular safety awareness solutions: the Leica iCON PA10 and PA80 for construction sites. After initially concentrating on pedestrians, the enhancements now include collision avoidance in hazardous conditions involving sensor-enabled machines, objects and restriction zones....


New Job Site Opens in JLG Virtual Experience

JLG Industries Inc. , an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, announced that a fourth job site is now live in its "Access Your World" virtual environment....


Soil Connect Secures Strategic Financing Led by Heartland Ventures

Soil Connect— a digital marketplace connecting those who have soil, aggregates and other building materials with those who need it — announced that it has raised additional strategic funding led by Heartland Ventures....


Officials Reveal Top Technology Trends in Construction

Over the last decade or so, the construction industry has been transformed by the growing adoption of new technologies and increased digitization. The onset of a global pandemic in 2020 only accelerated the pace of this change, fueled by remote work, greater demand for remote collaboration tools, continued migration to cloud-based programs and more....


Modular Mining, Immersive Technologies Launch Guided Spotting Simulation System

Modular Mining, a Komatsu technology brand, and Immersive Technologies, a Komatsu subsidiary, have announced support for ProVision Guided Spotting for Immersive Technologies' range of haul truck simulator conversion kits....