Tag: construction industry

The construction sector is part of the goods-producing industries supersector group. The construction sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects (e.g., highways and utility systems).

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

March 1, 2017 — Westminster, CO — VirtualSite Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for the heavy construction industry, has expanded VisionLink’s mixed-fleet integration capabilities by supporting the new ISO 15143-3 (AEMP 2.0) telematics standard.  VisionLink is one of the first software solutions in the heavy construction industry to

The New Art of Dozing

The New Art of Dozing

Alongtime bulldozer operator knows their machine. Getting the right grade takes precision, and a great operator can get the right angle without always seeing over the blade. It’s all about feel.

When a trained operator is at the helm, they don’t hesitate. They don’t second-guess. They know how their machine is supposed to

From the AEM: We Can All Help Veterans Find Quality Jobs

From the AEM: We Can All Help Veterans Find Quality Jobs

Did you know that unemployment among post-9/11 veterans remains 2.6 times greater than the national average? Yet according to a CEB Corporate Leadership Council analysis, veterans on average perform at higher levels and are less likely to turnover, generating significant business outcomes.

My colleague Al Cervero shared in a blog post

JCB North America Adds Hendershot Equipment Company to Expanding Dealer Network

JCB North America Adds Hendershot Equipment Company to Expanding Dealer Network

STEPHENVILLE, TX (Feb. 13, 2017) — Hendershot Equipment Company, LLC, a premier agriculture equipment dealership with locations in Stephenville and Decatur, Texas, has added a new, JCB-dedicated division to its operations, Hendershot JCB. The new division will carry a variety of JCB’s industry-leading construction equipment, including backhoe loaders and telehandlers, rough terrain

Training: To Each His Own

Training: To Each His Own

Vehicle simulators aren’t new; they’re in widespread use for teaching potential license holders how to become proficient on everything from passenger cars to trucks to well, buses. So widespread that about four years ago, I was asked to take a look at the state of the art of simulators in

Views From Across the Border

Views From Across the Border

When it comes to the construction industry, President Trump has made headlines by issuing a number of executive orders that have an impact, ranging from his proposed wall on the US-Mexico border, to the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, to fast-tracking certain infrastructure projects.

The headline that caught my eye

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