Tag: technology

Am Cast's Rocky Transformer

Incorporating technology-driven solutions

May 31, 2017By

Am Cast’s Tomaso Veneroso recently visited with PP&E to offer insights on emerging technologies and how the industry is adopting innovation.

The Cat Smartband monitors users’ alertness throughout the workday. Photo courtesy of Cat

Safety technologies help manage operator fatigue

April 13, 2017By

Incidents related to fatigue are not uncommon in the aggregate industry, but some safety technologies exist to help reduce these types of incidents.

Rockland Wear Pin

Technology gauges wear life remaining in parts

April 5, 2017By

Rockland Manufacturing Co. designed a technology to determine the wear life remaining in parts.


Solar panels a future option to protect US roads, bridges

March 28, 2017By

Solar roads could be an option to protect roads, bridges and other surfaces in the future, but coming technologies could limit the nation’s need for aggregate materials.

Goodyear's TL-4A OTR tire, which was designed for the new Volvo Construction Equipment A60H articulated dump truck, was on display in the company's ConExpo-Con/Agg booth.

Enhanced service offerings driving Goodyear into the future

March 24, 2017By

Goodyear offered an update at ConExpo-Con/Agg on key technologies and services the company offers related to its OTR tires.

In the near future, jobsites will integrate more telematics, according to Honeyman. Photo by Megan Smalley

Doosan Bobcat VP discusses possible future for jobsites

March 13, 2017By

Joel Honeyman, VP of innovation at Doosan Bobcat, discussed the future of jobsites during a Tech Talks presentation at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017.

Next generation dredging

Next generation dredging

November 8, 2016By

A 30-ft.-long “speed bump” that serves as a fully automated sediment collector offers a window into a new world of “dredging.”


DEF handling at center of upcoming webinar

October 3, 2016By

Thunder Creek Equipment plans to host a free webinar focused on diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) handling and best practices for the construction industry.