News Analysis

News Analysis 2017-12-29T01:17:28+00:00

Your Fleet Keeps You Safe

From the skies, to the roads, to the jobsite, a construction fleet should be designed to keep workers safe. With new, advancing technologies, anything that moves on a construction project can be equipped with systems to ensure greater safety.


Will We Learn from Lynchburg?

The situation last week in Lynchburg, Va., was one no one wanted to read or write about, let alone live through, but it seems Mother Nature has little regard for human comfort and, at times, even human life. Heavy rainfall in Lynchburg put infrastructure back on everyone’s minds, as the potential collapse of the College Lake Dam weighed heavy on the minds of Virginians and Americans everywhere for several days.


Inside Smart Buildings of Today

Buildings are getting smarter. Today, materials have embedded technology that enable them to make decisions about how the building should operate more efficiently. Additionally, IoT (Internet of Things) platform allows a building manager to make decisions related to a building’s performance based on realtime data and insights. All of this is coming together to help create smarter buildings.


The Road to Autonomous Vehicles in Construction

Today, there is a rising awareness of the need for greater road safety and to improve existing transportation performance. A combination of more vehicles on the road, high traffic congestion, and greater urbanization are all leading to the implementation of ITS (intelligent transportation systems).