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Roller revolution: an in-depth report on tandem rollers

The needs of roadbuilders vary from region to region. Evolving highway specifications, project owner demands, maneuverability and ease of operation are just a few things that contractors must factor in when choosing a tandem vibratory roller. 

Bomag's 600-hp-class cold planers boast reengineered milling chamber for increased performance

Bomag has reintroduced its 600-hp-class (440-kW) Bomag 2200/60 cold planer with a Tier 4 Final (Stage V) engine and multiple productivity enhancing design advancements. The reengineered milling chamber improves the robustness and design of the front material depressor, resulting in increased performance, lower wear and longer component life. A new inner scraper design and improved compartment seal help to prevent material loss. 

Paving train targets million-ton goal

Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States; the 4.7 million metro population is expected to reach 6.3 million in 2030, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Digital Construction Works brings Bentley and Topcon together to close constructioneering advancement gap

Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems have announced that the new, jointly owned company - Digital Construction Works - is open for business, with a full global staff of digital construction experts who have been contributed by Bentley Systems and Topcon, respectively. Digital Construction Works provides digital automation, integration, and "twinning" services around a portfolio of fit-for-purpose software and cloud services, from Topcon, Bentley, and other software vendors, to realize the breakthrough potential of constructioneering, for industrializing construction.  

Hilti, Procore to connect on digital workflow support

The Hilti Group, a manufacturer and provider of construction tools, technology and productivity solutions, is collaborating with Procore, a leading provider of construction management software, to help strengthen digital workflows and drive productivity on jobsites. As part of the joint effort, Hilti ON!Track asset management system will become compatible for Procore platform users. The announcement was made during Procore's Groundbreak 2019, one of the largest construction conferences in the U.S.

New construction management tools from Earthwave cut inefficiencies

Earthwave introduces their new Construction Management Solution (CMS), a wireless telematics system developed specifically for "yellow iron" construction projects.  The new GS-364 hardware platform connects directly to the computer/bus of off-road equipment, delivering real-time data from pavers, excavators, loaders, dozers, and virtually any other construction tool.  Actionable data, including hour-meter readings, RPMs (is machine idle or working), fuel usage, temperatures, asset auto-assignment to job and more, is delivered from the jobsite to a phone, tablet or laptop.  This allows users to monitor, manage, and optimize equipment, personnel and workflows, streamlining projects and enhancing profitability.  Earthwave's Construction Management Solution was developed specifically for the heavy construction industry and is ideal for off-road construction projects of all sizes and types.

Steel River Equipment of Steel River Group, Canada, joins Ironworks Beta Program to use first comprehensive heavy equipment cost management system

Ironworks has announced the addition of a Canadian construction group's equipment division to its roster of beta program participants for Ironworks, described as the world's first comprehensive, cloud-based equipment cost management system for infrastructure contractors. 

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