While the construction industry has historically had the lowest spend on IT and technology, the landscape is rapidly changing. Almost all contractors are using construction management software for scheduling, estimating, job costing and submittal reviews, and there are dozens of companies that offer such services.
The new Cat® 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently launched 986K wheel loaders to provide customers with the most cost-effective loader for each application.
SUGAR LAND, TEXAS — Featuring web and mobile applications, the new HCSS Plans digital plan management solution from construction industry software developer, HCSS (www.hcss.com) connects the office to the field to avoid costly mistakes and rework. Built specifically for heavy civil construction, HCSS Plans allows superintendents and project managers to efficiently manage changes and markups […]
by Ken Corcoran, GSSI Product Marketing Manager New utility scanning technology is now available that will add to the professional utility contractor’s toolbox. The new UtilityScan system from GSSI uses a novel approach called sensor fusion, in which coils that detect power radiated from electrical cables are fused with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in a single […]
by Todd Imming Construction has thrived on innovation and technological breakthroughs for millennia. Now is no different. Firms that embrace today’s cutting-edge technology and techniques can shorten project timelines, cut construction costs, and promote a cleaner, more sustainable industry.