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Caterpillar’s Era of Analytics: Coaching customers, autonomous machines and more tech the Iron Giant is planning for the future

Jul 19, 2015

Caterpillar’s Era of Analytics: Coaching customers, autonomous machines and more tech the Iron Giant is planning for the future

Five years ago, hardly any heavy equipment was connected with telematics, says Paolo Fellin, vice president of construction and infrastructure industries at Caterpillar. Today, he says, the company has more than 300,000 connected machines worldwide. "Two years ago, when I visited ...

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Five factors of fuel efficiency for mobile equipment

Jul 02, 2015

Five factors of fuel efficiency for mobile equipment

Fuel expense in owning and operating aggregates equipment is a constant and will account for about 50 percent of total machine operating costs. Fuel prices have recently been on the decline, but based on history, this trend will soon reverse. ...

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Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Jun 05, 2015

Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new fleet management assistance service that takes the manufacturer's dealer involvement to a new level. The new SmartCare service will include three tiers:Basic, Plus and Complete. As you progress from Basic through Complete, your Volvo ...

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Manufacturer news: Sandvik Construction; Bridgestone Commercial; Vermeer Corp.

Feb 20, 2015

Manufacturer news: Sandvik Construction; Bridgestone Commercial; Vermeer Corp.

Seventy-five people representing nearly 50 distributors worldwide attended Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushers and Screens’ inaugural Global Distributor Conference held in Ireland Jan. 12-15. The program included three days of keynote sessions and workshops at the Slieve Russell hotel. The final ...

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Make plans to attend AGG1

Feb 03, 2015

Make plans  to attend AGG1

It’s time to finalize your plans to attend the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, which is, once again, co-located with the World of Asphalt. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, through Thursday, March 19, at the Baltimore Convention ...

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VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

Apr 24, 2014

VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and down countless times from the massive 797F mining trucks it assembles there. Related: Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway ...

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SME’s Minerals Education Coalition to feature hands-on demos at upcoming S.T.E.M.-focused festival

Mar 26, 2014

SME’s Minerals Education Coalition to feature hands-on demos at upcoming S.T.E.M.-focused festival

The Minerals Education Coalition (MEC) program of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) has announced that it plans to feature hands-on demonstrations at its booth (#3222) at the third annual USA Science and Engineering Festival. The festival, slated for ...

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Cemco VP Jennifer Hise named 2014 STEP Award honoree

Feb 05, 2014

Cemco VP Jennifer Hise named 2014 STEP Award honoree

The Manufacturing Institute has announced that Cemco Vice President Jennifer Hise is among the 2014 STEP Award honorees. Now in its second year, the STEP Awards “identify and highlight women who have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing,” giving recognition to women from ...

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AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

Mar 15, 2013

AGG1: An annual opportunity that shouldn’t be missed

This week, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a variety of areas including ...

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Skilled labor shortages and technology

Mar 14, 2013

Skilled labor shortages and technology

Until the last several years, a shortage among skilled workers had always been a top-of-mind concern for aggregate producers. And, as demand edges back up, these problems are likely to grow as well. From an international perspective, skilled labor shortage is ...

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School of Rock

Mar 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   This month, aggregate operators have an annual opportunity to send their best and brightest to learn from industry experts at AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, held March 19-21 in San Antonio. Educational tracks are available in a ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 22, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show floor. During the weeks leading up to the show, we will feature AGG1 Updates in our e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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