Tag: telematics

Telematics as an interdisciplinary field encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc.), and computer science (multimedia, Internet, etc.).

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

Equipment used in composting applications can get really large. Some machines, such as Peterson Pacific Corp.’s 6700 grinders, have a footprint of 750 feet squared (63 feet by 11.9 feet). Other machines have really high capacities. The Scarab 27×11 A Frame windrow machine is capable of processing more than 15,000

Attention is Mandatory

Attention is Mandatory

It’s a well-known fact that trash trucks operate in one of the dirtiest, most severe environments. Because of this, keeping up-to-date on routine and preventative maintenance is even more important than in other industries. One day of unscheduled downtime is worth $780–$1,000, estimates Michael Thompson, inside service manager, Autocar LLC—and

CASE SiteWatch Supports New AEMP Telematics Standard

CASE SiteWatch Supports New AEMP Telematics Standard

CASE Construction Equipment announced that its CASE SiteWatch™ telematics portal is now aligned with the new Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) 2.0/ISO-15143-3 standard. The AEMP-compatible portal is populated with data provided by equipment manufacturers in a standardized format to ensure a practical and intuitive user experience for the contractor/equipment owner.

This allows owners

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Alliance Tire Americas
A new line of radial Galaxy off-the-road tires from Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) brings rugged, long-life radial construction to graders, dozers, loaders, and dump trucks. The flexible sidewalls of radial tires create a larger, more even footprint for better traction, less rolling resistance, and greater fuel efficiency. Special

Physical Gains from the Digital World

Physical Gains from the Digital World

The greatest productivity-enhancing features on new heavy equipment are digital—not mechanical. Machine size, attachment size, swing speed, travel speed…none of these changes have the potential to unlock productivity and efficiency in the same manner that digital technologies can. The technologies that have the greatest influence over heavy equipment production and

Digging With the Big Boys

Digging With the Big Boys

Excavators come in all sizes, from dining-room-table-sized mini excavators to the standard mid-sized machines. Yet even those pale in comparison to the largest excavators on the market. These behemoths of digging, these titans of exhumation are the types of tools that some construction industry members have dreamt of using since

Intelligent Compaction Software Solutions

Intelligent Compaction Software Solutions

Minimizing void content is a primary goal in asphalt compaction. For many in the industry, the tool to do so is not only the machine in which they are sitting but the computer screen in the cab, combining the intelligence and skills of the operator with “intelligent” software.

Volvo Mid-Size Loader Updates Deliver up to 25% Greater Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Mid-Size Loader Updates Deliver up to 25% Greater Fuel Efficiency

The L60H, L70H and L90H 2.0 wheel loaders offer improved fuel efficiency, higher tipping loads and maintenance-friendly features.

Volvo Construction Equipment has expanded its H-Series 2.0 updates to its L60H and L70H wheel loaders, giving its mid-size lineup improved fuel efficiency and enhanced productivity features, including higher tipping loads and a

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