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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

Eaton Expands Its LED Floodlight Family

Eaton Expands Its LED Floodlight Family

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Peachtree City, Ga. – Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, today announced the expansion of the Lumark Night Falcon™ light-emitting diode (LED) Floodlight Luminaire family. With the addition of the Small and Large models available in multiple wattages, the Night Falcon series replaces high  … Read More

Taking the Measure of Methods for Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Taking the Measure of Methods for Estimating Earthwork Volumes

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For earthwork contractors the key to survival is an accurate estimate of earthwork volumes. Without an accurate estimate of earthwork volumes, the contractor will be unable to properly assign construction assets or formulate a project schedule. Estimating earthwork construction requires many assumptions and unknowns.  … Read More



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