Tag: Trimble

Trimble Navigation, Ltd., headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, makes Global Positioning System receivers, laser rangefinders, Unmanned aerial vehicles, and inertial navigation systems.

ENGCON NOW SUPPORTS TRIMBLE’S NEW EXCAVATOR GUIDANCE SYSTEM

ENGCON NOW SUPPORTS TRIMBLE’S NEW EXCAVATOR GUIDANCE SYSTEM

Strömsund, Sweden, December 7, 2017 – Engcon, the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators – a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators – collaborates with most established manufacturers of machine control and excavator guidance systems to bring maximum benefit to customers. Trimble, the machine and excavator guidance systems

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Estimating Earthwork Volumes

Formulas and methods for determining the volumes and areas of regular shapes and surfaces go back at least as far as ancient Greece. Pythagoras and other mathematicians determined those formulas that are still used to calculate the volumes of spheres and pyramids, as well as the areas of curve conic

One With Everything

One With Everything

Compared to just a few years ago, contractors are becoming more comfortable with using telematics and fleet management systems, notes Brad Stemper, solutions marketing manager with CASE Construction Equipment.

AEM Announces 2018 Officers, New Directors

AEM Announces 2018 Officers, New Directors

Richard Goldsbury of Doosan Bobcat is AEM Chair

MILWAUKEE (November 6, 2017) – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting.

2018 AEM Officers are:

Chair Richard

SITECH Technology Dealer Established in Japan to Serve Heavy Civil Construction Contractors

SITECH Technology Dealer Established in Japan to Serve Heavy Civil Construction Contractors

SUNNYVALE, Calif.,—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in Japan. SITECH Japan joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships—the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the civil contractor.

SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble® machine

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

Reader Profile: Todd Johnson

A COMMON THREAD runs through Todd Johnson’s two jobs as a police officer and an excavator: the precision needed to properly execute the demands of both lines of work. Johnson is vice president of Geo Precision, an excavation contracting company in Winterville, NC, owned by his wife Candace and servicing

Measuring Earthwork Volumes

Formulas and methods for determining the volumes and areas of regular shapes and surfaces go back at least as far as ancient Greece. Pythagoras and other mathematicians determined the formulas that are still used to calculate the volumes of spheres and pyramids, as well as the areas of curve conic

For the Control Freak

For the Control Freak

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.

Straight and True

Straight and True

People have an amazing ability to adapt to and even become blasé about technological wonders. The things that we take for granted (flying, television, cell phones, the Internet) would seem like something out of science fiction to anyone 100 years ago. Now, we can’t imagine what life was like without

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