The prospect of an infrastructure-focused, business-friendly administration in Washington, D.C., may bode well for the construction industry, analysts say, but opinions are mixed as to whether it will lift sales of equipment out of a two-year-long slump.
Fueled by the never-ending need to bolster the bottom line, contractors now can take advantage of a host of recent developments in work trucks, from lighter frames to increasingly high-tech telematics.
Due to the increased sales of diesel passenger cars and SUVs, including those recently caught gaming the emissions system, a greater number of traditional, on-highway filling stations now have diesel’s green pumps.
Peoria, Ill.-based equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. announced Oct. 17 that its CEO and chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company in March, 2017. Oberhelman has been with Caterpillar for 41 years, and was appointed CEO in 2010.
With the global mining industry still digging out of commodity slowdowns, much of the heavy equipment on display at this year’s MINExpo International exhibition was geared toward solving technological problems in time for the next boom.
During this webinar, ENR will chat with beta testers and early adopters to find out what’s available in the way of wearable technologies for the jobsite of today, and what’s in store for the jobsite of tomorrow.
In this webinar, discover how that 15% wait time can be significantly reduced with construction technology that focuses on efficiency gains and higher labor productivity made possible with automation of people, process, and technology.
Hear how a proactive, technology based strategy can keep equipment and fleet assets on the job site and productive, reduce maintenance costs and drive overall improvements in scheduling and operational performance.
The Era of Connection is here. Are you ready? We will discuss how the Future of Making things is bringing radical changes in the way things are designed, made and used, as well as the right tools and knowledge you'll need to take advantage of this opportunity.