On-Site Magazine

Equipment Technology

March 31, 2021  

The road to autonomy: Advances help equipment better mimic live operators

Equipment vendors have dazzled us recently with high resolution

March 8, 2021  

Case introduces factory-fit machine control for range of dozers

Contractors looking to get a machine control system installed

February 16, 2021  

Trimble rolls out next generation 3D Paving Control for asphalt projects

The latest paving platform from Trimble is designed to

February 16, 2021  

Komatsu extends intelligent machine control to PC210LCi-11 excavator

Komatsu has added to its lineup of excavators factory-equipped

December 7, 2020  

Volvo simplifies Dig Assist, making it easier for operators to create plans

An update to Volvo Construction Equipment’s Dig Assist machine

October 19, 2020  

New series of Topcon total stations for survey, machine control applications

Part of a full workflow solution, Topcon Positioning Group

October 6, 2020  

What the construction industry needs to consider to address the ongoing labour shortage

The decreased labour force in the construction industry presents

July 16, 2020  

Brandt firms up GeoShack acquisition after delay

Two weeks after the Brandt Group of Companies’ acquisition

July 6, 2020  

The continued advance: Automation, augmented reality and the onward march of machine control

Excavators equipped with machine control are becoming more common

July 3, 2020  

GeoShack to remain Topcon dealer for Ontario after Brandt deal falls through

An agreement between dealers GeoShack and Brandt that would

June 3, 2020  

Brandt to acquire GeoShack’s Ontario operations, become exclusive Topcon dealer for Canada

The Brandt Group of Companies continues to expand its

May 28, 2020  

Executing on design: Calgary engineering firm leans on new equipment technology to move into construction

Increasingly automated equipment is helping erode the traditional boundary between engineering and construction

April 27, 2020  

Contractors have new ways to leverage data; the key is separating what matters from what doesn’t

It’s almost impossible today to buy an appliance or

April 3, 2020  

Hitachi shows off Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control for Dash-6 excavators

  Coming shortly to its Dash-6 excavators — starting

March 31, 2020  

Leica brings semi-autonomous functionality to iXE3 3D platform

  The iXE3 3D excavator machine control solution from

November 4, 2019  

Manitou extends its reach with four mobile elevating work platforms

The Manitou Group has released four straight boom Mobile

June 11, 2019  

Playing the long game: Machine control developers cautiously build to full autonomy  

Driverless machines won’t be moving dirt on job sites

April 23, 2019  

Clearing a path: Dozer makers step up their technology to help less experienced operators gain traction

It’s a new reality that’s impossible to overlook. Skilled

February 19, 2019  

Federal tax incentive creates big opportunity for firms purchasing new equipment

Canadian construction companies have at least one reason to

February 18, 2019  

Assessing the future: Job site robotics are quickly gaining ground

In the 1959 sci-fi novel Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein