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In Cab Video Support

Carlson have just released a new “In Cab Video Support” feature on their Carlson Grade family of products, including Landfill Grade. This new exciting feature offers the driver in cab support for a number of features. Having in cab video support ensures efficient operation of Landfill Grade and can reduce the need for external help […]

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OnGrade Training with Carlson Landfill Grade

I have recently returned home after having a week away near the city of Fort Worth, Texas spending the majority of my time on a landfill site learning as much as I could about the Carlson Landfill Grade© Management system. It is intended for the Carlson Landfill Grade to enable improved site management of the […]

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The revolution

Febraury’s issue of the Revolution is now up on the site. This month we are focussing on the differences between 1D, 2D and 3D machine control and the relative benefits and applications of each. The terms 1D, 2D and 3D machine control can often be confused and certainly in the case of 1D and 2D […]

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Spreading the word

A new item has gone up in the news section and as promised it is a full report on the recent training visit to the US. I have also launched a group for those of you on www.linkedin.com. The group Machine Control Europe is there for those with a vested interested in the technology and […]

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A brief review

We have just finished a meeting with one of our advisors (who ever said surround yourself with the best advice you can get was correct). You do sometimes question the value of some of these meetings and whether or not you actually can afford the time for them. Well it was valuable and it was […]

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The show season cometh

The trade show season will soon be upon us, with the two highlights being Bauma (international) and Hillhead (UK) both of which I am eagerly anticipating. Sadly the other major UK show – SED – has been cancelled due to the current economic climate. As Hillhead isn’t until June let’s say a few words on […]

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An encouraging day

We attended the Executive Hire Show today, the show held at the Ricoh Arena (what was the name of Coventry Citys pervious ground?) had about 75 stands. So what was encouraging about today? First off compared to trade shows I’ve attended in the last twelve months or it seemed relatively well attended with visitors out […]

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Knowing your limitations….

Knowing your limitations…. I was recently discussing with an interested individual, the application of a specialist machine control solution that would be required for four excavators – not a bad order for anyone in the current economic climate. It soon became apparent that meeting this particular spec could only be achieved by another company in […]

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A day of learning

Nigel and I travelled to London today to meet with a very well respected consultancy who are involved in the landfill industry. It was a very good meeting and we certainly learned a lot about out target market and the challenges that lay ahead of us. The open dialogue that we had today has to […]

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An interesting question!

I have been thinking about the training Nigel and I had in Norway on DigPilot, what was perhaps more surprising than completing the three installations in less than a full working day was the fact we actually had three installations to do, excavator machine control installations in the UK remain somewhat of a rarity when […]

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