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Technology in Unlikely Places

Make no mistake, the world is getting more technologically advanced. Whether it is your tablet, phone, apps or the internet of things; or whether it is plant automation, machine telematics or fleet management, the path to greater profitability and better productivity is technology.

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FIRST LOOK - May 2018

Wirtgen Group Hosts Technology Days / Sunroc Acquires Arrowhead Concrete / Bad Roads and Bridges Cost Illinois Drivers

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Drone Sweet Drone

Drones are becoming a way of life for aggregates producers, construction-materials companies and construction contractors. One company that uses drones in many of its operations is Graniterock.

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MSHA Inspectors Join Digital Age

According to Avi Meyerstein of the law firm Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that its mine safety inspectors are joining the digital age. Goodbye, “general field notes” on lined paper. Hello, customized tablets.

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January Construction Starts Slip 2 Percent

Public Works Weakens, Highway and Bridge Construction Plunges, Nonresidential Building Edges Up, Multifamily Housing Rebounds.

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