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Robots to sort scrap metal at Skrotfrag in Sweden

Robots to sort scrap metal at Skrotfrag in Sweden

Swedish scrap processing company Skrotfrag installs a robotic sorting line for scrap metal. The sorting line, equipped with a three-armed ZenRobotics Heavy Picker, will be the third of its kind in Sweden. Skrotfrag will be one of the first companies to apply robotic sorting technology to scrap metal. The application is a welcomed addition to […]

More than Luck on its side

More than Luck on its side

Don’t sweat the small stuff. Don’t fret over the details. Words to live by? Perhaps in one’s personal life, such “wisdom” is well advised and embraced. But when it comes to business, the perspectives change drastically. Often times, what differentiates a good company from a great company is the attention paid to the so-called “small […]

The case for training

The case  for training

Achieving improved productivity and worker accountability Building landfills has become more complex and technologically sophisticated. Gone are the days when a smart owner could manage a site by pushing dirt over collected refuse. Back then, measurements were close approximations and quality was achieved through the skills and experience of the heavy-equipment operator. Today, contractors and project […]

ABC Report: Safety best practices can make construction companies 680% safer

ABC Report: Safety best practices can make construction companies 680% safer

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2019 Safety Performance Report today, an annual assessment that furthers the construction industry’s understanding of how to achieve world-class safety through its STEP Safety Management System. Published in conjunction with Construction Safety Week, the report documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable […]

Sakrete launches augmented reality application for concrete calculations

Sakrete launches augmented reality application for concrete calculations

New App measures and estimates concrete needed for various concrete jobs ATLANTA, GA — Sakrete released its new mobile app that calculates the amount of product needed with a simple scan of a project space. The Sakrete augmented-reality based application uses spatial computing to measure and estimate different jobs, saving contractors time, product and money. Launched at […]