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Crushing It: Terex Takes the Lead in Telematics

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Discover how an extensive custom development project with ORBCOMM has seen Terex Materials Processing become the first OEM to provide remote real-time tracking and diagnostics for crushing and screening machines. Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing

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Construction Telematics Q & A: Keeping Your Assets in Sight

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The following is a Q & A by Construction Industry News with Keith Gelinas, Senior Vice President & General Manager, OEM & Network Channel Sales for ORBCOMM: Q: You’re an Internet of Things company. What does the IoT bring to

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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Made Smarter with Telematics

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Monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits, including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. But the challenge of having to access multiple portals for mixed fleets, and processing the volume of data they create, can be daunting. Fortunately, FleetEdge,

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From Caterpie to Caterpillar: IoT Raises Augmented & Virtual Reality Beyond Child’s Play

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is often equated with beneficial yet relatively simple solutions—the IoT is still in a relative state of infancy, and so too is the complexity of available solutions. Solutions such as coordinating garbage collection routing based

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment, 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , ,

Telematics Keeps Fuel Tanks Full at Los Pelambres Copper

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The Los Pelambres copper operation, 60% owned by Antofagasta Minerals, is one of the world’s largest copper mines. It sits at an elevation of more than 3,000 m (9,800 ft) in the Andes range, 240 km northeast of Santiago. After

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Mining Vehicle Telematics with Fuel Level Monitoring Delivering Big ROI

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Los Pelambres mine, located in Salamanca, Chile, is the seventh largest producer of copper in the world and sits at an elevation of over 3,000 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains. More than 365,000 tons of copper is

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Integrated Heavy Equipment Telematics Systems Driving Better Operational Efficiency

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Whether you are an OEM, a dealer, a contractor, or a lessor, it’s imperative that you always know where your equipment is, what it’s doing, if and when it needs service, if it’s been tampered with or stolen, and how

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Heavy Equipment Theft a Big Problem for Fleet Owners

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To see how much heavy equipment theft is a problem, take a look at some of the most recent stories that made headlines in the construction world: Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen

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Construction Equipment Rental Market Reducing Downtime (and Costs) with Telematics

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A recent report released by technavio profiled the expected growth of the heavy equipment rental market, specifically for construction equipment. Highlighting a healthy industry CAGR of 7+% until 2019 with higher growth in key geography markets such as Europe and

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Smart Heavy Equipment Maintenance: Remote Monitoring Reduces Servicing Costs

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Remote monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. For example, take a look at the article about Komatsu’s remote monitoring system that appeared in the its Down to Earth magazine (see p.

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