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Construction Equipment

 •  December 14

Partnership will bring 3D visuals that show real-time interactions between workers, vehicles, and jobsite objects Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, has selected NVIDIA as its partner to bring AI (artificial intelligence) to jobsites, making them safer and more efficient, NVIDIA announced...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 14

Last-minute exception in the proposed tax bills could help ag dealers but hurt construction dealers The Wall Street Journal reports that both the House and Senate versions of the tax revision proposal includes plans to limit businesses' interest expense deductions. However, last-minute changes in those bills have excluded construction equipment...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 13

Steve Kiefer has been named president/COO of Manitex International. Kiefer had been president, North America, and has held senior management roles with Manitex and affiliated companies since 2015. He has more than 25 years of experience within the industrial equipment sector, from general management and operations, to sales and marketing, program...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 13

Steelwrist, makers of tiltrotators and quick couplers for excavators, is investing in its recent strong growth and is adding another manufacturing plant in Rosersberg, Sweden, set to open in 2018. Recently named Sweden's fastest growing manufacturing company in the one million Swedish Kroner level, according to Dagens Industri’s Gasell-competition...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 12

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced the next major step in Chicago's transformational Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM) by selecting three qualified contracting teams to develop proposals to design and build the first phase of the project, which will significantly modernize, improve and increase rail service in Chicago. The CTA...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 8

Elon Musk posted a map of the Boring Company's planned tunnels in Los Angeles that will make up a high-speed underground transportation system. Musk's electric skate concept uses autonomous platforms powered by electric motors on which either a single passenger vehicle or a passenger pod will travel at up to 150 mph through the tunnels. On Boring's...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 6

Volvo has posted the second of its Megaproject Listing videos, Moving the City of Kiruna, that details how 20,000 people and the whole city's downtown will be moved about 2 miles east to make room for the state-owned LKAB iron ore mine expansion. The project will cost about $1.5 billion over the next 20 years. 'Make no little plans' - Daniel...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 4

Atlas Copco has announced its acquisition of US drill supplier and operator Cate Drilling Solutions (CDS). The drilling company is based in Salt Lake City and supplies drills for operations in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming. The company did not disclose the selling price. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the first quarter 2018. This...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 1

The Commerce Department reported today that seasonally adjusted construction spending in October was $1,241.5 billion, a 1.4 percent increase above September's revised estimate of $1,224.6 billion. The October 2017 figure is 2.9 percent above the October 2016 estimate of $1,206.6 billion, and for the first 10 months of this year is 4.1 percent last...

Construction Equipment

 •  December 1

After the most recent meeting of the Problem Solvers Caucus* on Thursday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said, "What I said in there: this year has been a missed opportunity for infrastructure," LaHood told reporters after the meeting. "If this Congress, the White House and the leadership had started out with infrastructure and a way to...