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).

Procore Opens APAC Office in Sydney

Procore Opens APAC Office in Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia, 20 April 2017 – Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction, today announced the opening of their first APAC office, which is located in Sydney’s CBD.

Founded in 2002 and based in Carpinteria, California, Procore’s expansion follows significant demand across Australia and New Zealand for

Training: Training Operators As Customer Service

Training: Training Operators As Customer Service

Way back in the dark ages (about 10 years ago) when machine control was being introduced to the construction industry, the name of the game was hands-on, person-to-person training. A mainstay of the approach was to identify a champion of the new technology who would bring the rest of the

The Right Tool for the Right Job

The Right Tool for the Right Job

Almost everyone has had the experience where frustration with the inefficiency of a tool or machine prompts the request to the universe: “If only someone invented a tool that could do this better I’d be done by now.” In heavy equipment when time is money this is especially true, but

Taking Over the Machines

Taking Over the Machines

The beauty of intelligent machine control is it makes inexperienced operators good, and good operators better,” points out Sebastian Witkowski, product marketing manager for intelligent machine control for Komatsu.

Reader Profile: Scott Story

Reader Profile: Scott Story

In the more than two years since Scott Story started Drake Environmental in College Station, TX, his company has grown dramatically. Regulations are a driving factor, as are the various climate patterns from drought to intense flooding the area has experienced in recent years. That has called for Drake Environmental

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

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