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John Deere Ups Ante on Mobile Applications; Telematics

The new John Deere MyMaintenance mobile application takes preventative maintenance and repairs to the next level for construction maintenance managers. The app enables users to view and document maintenance intervals by calendar date or by machine engine hours right on the jobsite or in the workshop.

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High-Tech Inventory Management

14 YL1Stockpile Reports, an online image-based stockpile inventory management system, announced a new industry initiative called Project Acumen. The company will be working with its existing customer base, aggregates industry partners, and tech-friendly groups such as the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s Young Leaders to address the challenge of reducing inventory write-off risk associated with pile management practices.

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Report on Millennials in Construction Released

FMI Corp, a leading provider of investment banking and management consulting services for the engineering and construction industry, announced the release of its report, “Millennials in Construction- Learning to Engage a New Workforce.” Findings are based on a combination of survey responses and interviews from almost 400 individuals who work in the construction industry nationwide; half of those participants represent millennials (individuals born between 1980 and 2000).

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