Month: January 2018
Blog / 2018 / January

Jan
31
2018

Tesla and the World’s Largest Battery – What Musk’s Mega Battery is, and What It Could Mean

The Hornsdale battery is more of an additional layer of resiliency and reliability for South Australia than it is a solution to their power problem. 1.7 million people weren’t just mildly curious about Elon Musk’s claims that he could quickly

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January 31, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Jan
31
2018

When Hurricanes Hit: Construction can be Rocked When the Worst Weather Rolls In

Hurricanes and other natural disasters aren’t the only reason why there’s a shortage of construction workers—but the recent number of them has worsened the problem We see the equipment on construction sites and equate it to the work being done.

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January 31, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Jan
29
2018

World of Concrete 2018

Take a look a some of the photos we captured from World of Concrete 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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January 29, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog, Trade Shows

Jan
17
2018

The Battery Boldly Goes: How Solar, Chemical, and Electric are Lighting the Way

Energy storage capacity has been a stumbling block—until recently—for manufacturers looking at ways to pair up construction equipment with alternative energy sources and non-fossil fuel-powered engines. We owe a debt of gratitude to the internal combustion engine. It’s effectively powered

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January 17, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog

Jan
10
2018

Could Technology Fill Employment Gaps in Construction?

The microchip is poised to replace manpower Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics detailed an impressive number of new construction jobs at the end of 2017; 30,000, to be precise. Last November also saw $1.26 trillion spent on

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January 10, 2018 By Alex Berg in Blog