Category Archives: Technology

New electric drive Cat® 988k XE wheel loader offers higher fuel efficiency and lower total cost of ownership

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.

New HCSS Plans delivers simple uploads, field calculators for project drawings

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 […]

New utility scanning technology uses sensor fusion to integrate information

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 […]