Category Archives: Technology

John Deere Construction & Forestry builds new Illinois training facility

John Deere Construction & Forestry builds new Illinois training facility

MOLINE, IL — John Deere recently completed the construction of a 7,500 square foot facility in Coal Valley, IL, to better meet internal training demands, along with supporting customer visits and events. The building is part of the Construction & Forestry Training Campus and includes three classrooms that can be used separately for training purposes, or […]

Volvo Dig Assist Start and Load Assist now standard on excavators and wheel loaders in North America

Volvo Dig Assist Start and Load Assist now standard on excavators and wheel loaders in North America

Volvo Construction Equipment continues to unlock the full productivity potential of its excavator and wheel loader lineup with its basic package of Dig Assist – Dig Assist Start – now standard on new EC220E to EC480E excavator models, and its Load Assist system now standard on new L150H to L260H wheel loader models. “Our Assist […]

Optimized and safer mine haulage assured with Reverse Assist

Optimized and safer mine haulage assured with Reverse Assist

TUCSON, AZ – Hexagon’s Mining division recently announced the introduction of HxGN MineOperate Reverse Assist, a high-precision positioning application that guides truck operators with the optimum reversing path. Reverse Assist completes the division’s Operator Assist product suite. Inaccurate reversing maneuvers and costly collisions are perennial hazards for drivers backing into a loading position, a process […]

A ten-year global view

A ten-year global view

Electric machines, emission regulations and market domination in the construction, agriculture and mining sectors  With the advent of electric vehicles entering the construction, agriculture and mining sectors (CAM) what does the future hold for the industry and what effect will this have on the used machinery market globally. Peter Clarke, founder and CEO of heavy […]

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … OSHA?

Look!  Up in  the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s …  OSHA?

Source: Safety Law Matters / Husch Blackwell / Posted in ENFORCEMENT UPDATES, OSHA An internal DOL memorandum last year to OSHA regional administrators confirms that OSHA can deploy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), otherwise referred to as drones, equipped with cameras to assist with its enforcement and regulatory functions. What do employers need to know? How […]