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New offerings and what they can do for you

Trimble has recently announced a range of new products and updates. There’s a suite of products that allow skid steers, compact track loads and mini-excavators to do many of the same things as big equipment. There is also upgrades to software…

Are you ready for undertime?

80% of construction jobs run into overtime. That’s why Trimble has designed the Earthworks Grade Control Platform to help operators do more in less time. Trimble Earthworks introduces the industry's first integrated 3D aftermarket excavator…

GDA94 has updated to GDA2020

The Geocentric Datum of Australia was adjusted on 1 January 2017. This is to combat the movement of the tectonic plate on which Australia sits, more than 1.5m north-east since 1994. This movement creates discrepancies between local and global…

Be prepared for the leap second

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A leap second has been added to 2016. It will occur at midnight on the 31st December (UTC). The last occurred on the 30th June. Chances are, if you didn’t notice the first one, and you’ve kept your firmware and software up to date, you…

Do a better job faster using technology

"Even the skilled [operators] know they can do a better job faster using technology,” says Alan Sharp, business area director of strategic software solutions at Trimble. “[GPS technology] captures information on the machine while it’s…