September 11, 2020

Quantum Land Design was recently featured in Propeller Aero's Thought Leaders Blog series.  The blog post expands on Zach's Tech Talk at Conexpo-Conagg 2020. Zach discusses a few things you should think about before you jump into the latest drone tech, how you can use the machine control technology you already own and why you need to examine you current workflow to determine how drone data will work with it.

February 6, 2020

Gavin Schrock and Zach discuss how drone data and machine control are implemented by real world clients.  There are quite a few field proven tips you can apply to your projects right away.  Listen up!

November 4, 2019

Five minutes well spent if you are ready to dig into the details of the new Earthworks systems.

October 22, 2019

It's not on the street, yet, but Caterpillar has announced Cat COMMAND for Compaction.  It is an operator assisted technology that will help the operator achieve consistent compaction.  The best news it that will be available on new B-series compactors AND as a retrofit kit for those already in the field.  To learn more here is Caterpillar's press release.

October 18, 2019

Komatsu has added broader capability to their machine control line with Proactive Dozing Control (PDC) on their Smart Construction "i" machines.  PDC uses the sensors and GPS system traditionally utilized for machine control to monitor the dozer's position in real time.  The system will automatically control blade position and adjust load during any part of the earth moving process, not just at finish grade.

August 16, 2019

Machine control models aren't just for commercial projects.  Quantum's experts improved a problem jump and fixed track drainage issue for the Peoria Motorcycle Club - making one of the oldest tracks in the American Flat Track circuit even better.   American Flat Track news detailed how the latest construction tech made short work out of a big problem.  Here is the link --> https://www.americanflattrack.com/news/view/cat-rescue-peoria-again

July 30, 2019

There is a TON of interest throughout the construction industry regarding drones.  Drones are a great tool and a low cost way to collect topographic data.  Unfortunately, all the hype makes surveying with a drone seem overwhelming, complicated and expensive.  At Quantum we subscribe to the K.I.S.S system (Keep, It, Simple, Stupid!) regarding drone data collection.  Read to develop an understanding of the basics of drones and data.

June 24, 2019

The folks at ConExpo put out a monthly podcast you might enjoy.  It features experts from the industry discussing a wide range of topics.  Everything from technology and safety to regulations.  Here is an episode featuring the experts from Case Construction discussing choosing the right machine control system for your company.

June 18, 2019

Learn how to use your Trimble Earthworks 3D grade control system.