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Latest Topcon Construction, Survey Software Available Now for Compatible, Comprehensive Connectivity

Topcon Positioning Group announced the newest release of its suite of software for construction and survey professionals. MAGNET 7 is designed to utilize the strength that cloud-based connectivity can play in streamlining workflows through GNSS receivers, total stations, and other positioning tools and instruments, and addresses common needs to increase productivity, efficiency, and profitability levels across the job site spectrum....


Linder Industrial Machinery Becomes Authorized Topcon Dealer in Carolinas

Linder Industrial Machinery is now an authorized Topcon Positioning dealer in North and South Carolina. "I am extremely excited about this partnership with Topcon and Linder in the Carolinas," said Chris Wilkes, Linder Industrial Machinery's senior vice president of sales of the Carolinas....


Plugging Into Construction Technology — Benchmark Tool and Supply Provides the Outlet

When it first emerged, the idea of a satellite-linked computer raising and lowering a bulldozer blade struck some people, particularly experienced dozer operators, as just plain wrong. They had worked hard to master the art of moving dirt and prided themselves on being able to come within a few inches of grade mostly by eyeballing it....


Sweatt Construction Relies on 4Rivers for Reclamation Project

A contractor is getting a lot of help from above on a challenging project in a remote corner of New Mexico, near the Colorado border. Sweatt Construction, with assistance from 4Rivers Equipment, is using drone technology and GPS machine control to efficiently complete a reclamation project at the abandoned Swastika Mine, a former silver and lead mine, near Raton, N.M....


Construction Managers Can Stay Connected From Anywhere With Komatsu's Powerful New Digital Platform

Managers of large construction projects now have a new technological tool in their arsenal to help them work more efficiently and economically, according to Komatsu. Komatsu announced the North American launch of its Smart Construction Remote application, which allows users to send new design data to machines in the field and remotely support operators without traveling to the job site....


Family, Fairness, Skill Spur Growth for Newnan Firm

In May 2006, Scott Stokes founded Southeastern Site Development Inc. (SESD), a heavy civil/infrastructure general contracting firm in Newnan, Ga. Today, his firm is recognized as one of the city of Atlanta's premier road building, site development, excavation, utilities, structures, concrete flatwork and construction contractors working throughout Georgia....


Brandt Completes GeoShack/INTEQ Acquisition, Expands to Serve Entire Canadian Geopositioning Market

The Brandt Group of Companies has successfully acquired the assets of GeoShack Canada Company and the Canadian assets of INTEQ Distributors, effective July 10. This acquisition, which directly affects the Ontario and Quebec markets, makes Brandt the exclusive dealer of Topcon Positioning Systems and other complementary tools and technology for the entire Canadian market....


Topcon Distribution Partner Brandt Announces New Acquisition

Topcon Positioning Systems announced its longtime distribution partner, The Brandt Group of Companies, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings Inc. to acquire the Canadian assets of GeoShack Inc....


Hitachi Preview Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control at ConExpo-Con/AGG

Visitors to ConExpo-Con/AGG got a preview of Hitachi Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control with Topcon – a new excavator technology developed in cooperation with Topcon that allows an operator to set a grade and hold it....


Hitachi Previews Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control at ConExpo-CON/AGG

Visitors to ConExpo-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas received a preview of Hitachi Solution Linkage Integrated Grade Control with Topcon — a new excavator technology developed in cooperation with Topcon that allows an operator to set a grade and hold it....







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