Technology
During CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, John Deere announced it was entering a strategic alliance with Kespry designed to simplify drone integration on construction jobsites.
June 4, 2018 - Since the construction of the first roads, potholes have plagued road infrastructure around the world, and people have been trying to find ways to make them disappear. So when I first heard about a revolutionary compaction technology designed by Carleton University’s director of the Infrastructure Protection and International Security Master’s Program, Dr. A.O. Abd El Halim (“Halim” to his friends and colleagues), I was extremely excited to meet the man and his technology.
April 25, 2018 - Every 5.4 minutes a work zone crash occurs, with roughly 25 per cent of crashes involving large trucks and nearly half of all fatalities involving construction vehicles.
April 5, 2018 - Spring is here, and that means construction season is getting into full swing.
April 4, 2018 - More than 1,200 people flocked to Nashville at the end of March to check out live demonstrations of the Wirtgen Group’s latest technologies during the company’s Technology Days North America 2018 event held at the company’s North American headquarters in Antioch, Tenn.
April 3, 2018 - To the construction industry and motorists everywhere, all of us here at North America Traffic were deeply saddened on that awful day in July 2014, when Brian Daniel lost his life, doing his job.
March 26, 2018 - World of Asphalt TV tackles best practices for paver operations in Houston, Texas.
February 6, 2018 - When winter ends, spring startup begins — and profits are sure to follow. To keep your plant in top operating condition, it’s important not to rush or skip startup steps. Here’s a quick guide to walk you through starting your asphalt plant back up in the spring in a way that will help ensure a profitable summer.
January 9, 2018 - The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities is on the front line when it comes to promoting new technologies that give them continuous, full-coverage asphalt pavement density testing for road paving projects. 
July 28, 2017 - Construction companies are using drone data in so many interesting ways. From the pre-construction survey to the as-built survey, here’s a look at the six biggest uses.
July 27, 2017 - It was over in seconds. An 18-wheeler travelling at a high rate of speed slammed into a crash truck with a mounted impact attenuator at a road construction project in Louisiana. The driver of the crash truck was badly injured and needed medical attention. An air ambulance was called and road workers watched as the injured man was airlifted to hospital.
July 14, 2017 - Komatsu Ltd. and Trimble Inc. announced that they are collaborating to improve their customers' ability to exchange 3D construction site data between Komatsu and Trimble construction software to make managing mixed earthworks fleets easier and allowing for a more holistic view of site operations.
June 22, 2017 - Andy Spencer, sustainability director for CEMEX UK and Chair of the U.K. Sustainable Concrete Forum, talks about how it is possible to lower carbon in concrete.
June 13, 2017 – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today Leica GeoMoS Imaging, a monitoring technology that provides visual information for site documentation, inspection and detection from remote access. 
April 12, 2017 - GSSI has announced an updated version of BridgeScan, an affordable and flexible GPR system ideal for assessing concrete condition on bridge decks, parking structures, and balconies. 
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