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A building is a man-made structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of shapes, sizes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons. To better understand the term building compare the list of nonbuilding structures.

Machine Control and Telematics for Backhoes

Machine Control and Telematics for Backhoes

Contractors turn to a host of machines when they’re taking on grading and excavation projects. But few machines are as handy as the backhoe.

Brian Hennings, product marketing manager for backhoe loaders with John Deere Construction & Forestry, refers to the backhoe as the Swiss Army Knife of the construction industry. “The different attachments

Technology Is All the Rage

Technology Is All the Rage

Technology continues to have an impactful and transformative effect on our world. Its reach even extends to the operation of transfer stations. The scope of these impacts cover many critical operations including loading, scaling, environmental compliance, and safety. When conceptualized and implemented properly, these technologies should allow your facility to

America’s Oldest Vehicle Brand Celebrates 120 Years

America’s Oldest Vehicle Brand Celebrates 120 Years

Hagerstown, IN – August 15, 2017 – Autocar Trucks announced today it will celebrate the brand’s 120th anniversary with a party for Autocar truck fans at its Hagerstown, Indiana factory on October 21, 2017. The celebration will feature live music, food, and an Autocar truck show.

Autocar, founded in 1897, is

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Municipal leaders again recognize Sensus AMI solution for smart city innovation

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS).

The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

Walking on Water: Floating Islands

Need more land? You might soon be able to create your own. Dutch engineers are experimenting with floating islands that can support buildings, farms, and other amenities.

The Dutch Maritime Research Institute has built a prototype of a floating island made up of dozens of interlocking triangles that can move

Machine Control: The New Normal

Machine Control: The New Normal

Mike Bowman, president of M & C Excavating in Fountaintown, IN, has used machine control technology in his business for some time. “If you’re going to be competitive, you will have to get into this,” he says. “I don’t think you’re going to have a choice. It’s a big player

Methods to Handle Organic Waste: Compost and Kilowatts

Methods to Handle Organic Waste: Compost and Kilowatts

In 1915, a tragic farm accident reported in The Fruit Grower and Farmer was a mere footnote of local news. Patients from the State Hospital in Athens, OH, whose job was “to tramp down the silage comprised of corn stalks and leaves” were found asphyxiated in a tower silo. The report says

Lakewood, California Selects FATHOM to Modernize Utility Billing and Customer Service With Big Data

Lakewood, California Selects FATHOM to Modernize Utility Billing and Customer Service With Big Data

FATHOMTM Water Management, Inc. (“FATHOM”), the utility-to-utility Smart Grid for Water technology leader, today announced a new partnership with the city of Lakewood, California. Lakewood will employ FATHOM’s complete suite of software and managed services solutions, including the installation and financing of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) to ensure Lakewood’s continued

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