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.



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....


Leica Geosystems Partners with Infotech to Introduce Construction Inspection Solution

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced FieldGenius for Construction Inspection, a solution that increases efficiency and accuracy of daily work reporting for inspectors and engineers in construction firms and local public agencies involved in civil engineering infrastructure projects....


Auto Industry Veteran Vijay Patil Joins DCR Technologies

Auto industry veteran Vijay Patil, has joined DCR Technologies as its co-founder and chief operating officer. DCR Technologies is expanding its leadership team to meet the demand for its Digital Retailing and Credit Desk Pro platform, a configurable SaaS origination hub that enables commercial equipment dealers, lenders and buyers to interact seamlessly on a single digital platform....


Contractor Utilizes Laser-Guided 2D System On Excavator

According to Ryan Goodfellow, owner and operator of Rock Structures Utility & Excavating in Ogden, Utah, one of the disadvantages to being a "small guy" in the construction business is the additional manpower it takes to get jobs dug to grade, as he said in his recent video for the ConExpo-Con/AGG Tech Talk "2D Basement Set Up and Dig."That's one reason he uses laser-guided, 2D grade control systems on his excavator....


Hexagon Launches Leica BLK ARC, BLK2FLY

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, announced the introduction of the Leica BLK ARC and the Leica BLK2FLY, extending its BLK series. The autonomous reality capture solutions are the latest innovations in Hexagon's comprehensive portfolio of accessible, easy-to-use digital reality capture sensors....


Groundbreaking Electro-Hydraulic System Wins Volvo Technology Award

Breaking new grounds for hydraulic efficiency in excavators, the Common Pressure Rail Hybrid system by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), is yet another innovation improving performance while reducing CO2 emissions in line with Volvo Group's net zero value ambitions by 2040....