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Slide Rail Rules!

Slide Rail Rules!

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Often touted as the most flexible shoring system available, the slide-rail system is a vertical sheeting and trench support system that allows an excavation to be safely and economically shored from ground level to subgrade without any soil movement. Arguably, the slide-rail system has become the preferred shoring method for  … Read More

Drones for Construction Sites and Infrastructure Inspection

Drones for Construction Sites and Infrastructure Inspection

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In recent months, drones have been making their debut on such projects as asphalt production and road paving, used to track job progress and conduct site surveys. It takes less than 20 minutes to fly a 60-acre site, and less than a minute to track progress. Each three-dimensional (3D) model  … Read More

New Solar-Powered, Wireless, Motion-Activated Camera Systems From Eye Trax

New Solar-Powered, Wireless, Motion-Activated Camera Systems From Eye Trax

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Charlotte, N.C. (October 6, 2016) – Eye Trax, a global manufacturer of wireless camera systems, adds two new camera systems to its product line-up — the Mega and the Predator series. The Eye Trax Mega series cameras are designed for security applications that require exceptional high-resolution images, up to 12MB  … Read More

They Look Human, Only Smaller

They Look Human, Only Smaller

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This week I am in Eskilstuna, Sweden for an equipment manufacturer’s technology press event. While I’m spending a few days hearing about the latest technological innovations for dirt moving machines, I have no doubt that every now and then my mind will wander to an island about 1,200 miles west  … Read More



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