Category Archives: Technology

Husqvarna Invests In Yeti Snow Technology

Husqvarna, together with the original investors, Semcon and Øveraasen, now hold equal parts in Yeti. The collaboration in Yeti is aimed at further exploring autonomous solutions for airports, including robotic grass cutting. For Husqvarna Group, the collaboration means entering a brand-new market but evolving on solutions the company has been involved with for many years. […]

Makita Introduces Two Cordless Top Handle Chainsaws

Makita U.S.A. launched the 18V X2 LXT (36V) Brushless Cordless 14-inch and 16-inch Top Handle Chainsaws (models XCU08 and XCU09). With the addition of these two chainsaws, Makita now offers a comprehensive cordless chainsaw portfolio. Makita’s LXT Cordless Top Handle Chainsaws are compact in size, making them ideal for professional arborists and utility companies. Built for […]

SUNY Canton Inventor Gets Patent for New Chainsaw Oiling Method

CANTON — SUNY Canton Instructional Support Associate Neil A. Haney is known for creating innovative solutions to complicated problems. The Canino School of Engineering Technology staff member was recently notified that his lubricating device designed for commercial chainsaws had been assigned U.S. Patent No. 10,307,931. While building a firewood processing machine, Haney came up with […]

“GreenPal” The New Uber For Lawn Care

“GreenPal has been described as Uber for lawn care and it’s the easiest way for homeowners to find, schedule and pays their lawn guy,” GreenPal co-founder Gene Caballero said. Thomas Stark owned Thomas Lawn Care for 10 years and recently rebranded as a family company. “We had two trucks and two trailers and three crews. […]

PERC RELEASES RESOURCES FOR MUNICIPAL PROPANE USE

In recognition of National Park & Recreation Month, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) updated its online resources to help parks and recreation officials learn how propane-powered maintenance equipment can reduce local emissions, save on fuel and operating costs. “The savings and environmental benefits of using propane make the fuel a great choice for […]

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Building information technology is helping industry leaders stand out with better efficiency. BIM allows users to generate computer representations of buildings and utilities. The ease of managing these models and sharing data can enable superior prefabrication of parts, leading to on-time and accurate completion. Autodesk describes it as an intelligent 3D model-based process to help […]

Technology Advancements and Integration: Project Management Softwares

The construction industry has been notoriously reluctant to properly dive into inserting technology improvements in day to day work style; however, this is a construction industry trend that isn’t going away. Construction project management software is getting better and better with more features. Many project management solutions are bundling scheduling, project management, and time in […]

Green Technology in Construction

Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle. Green construction is a growing field in construction. More and more buildings and plans are incorporating green technology into the construction process. Green construction is a way of building projects in an environmentally […]