Caterpillar Sponsors NASA Robotic Mining Competition
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 09:57
By Mark S. Kuhar
On May 18-20, the seventh annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition was held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, Fl
a. More than 45 university-level teams designed and built remote controlled mining robots to traverse a simulated Martian terrain.
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Excavator in 3-D
Published: Tuesday, 14 June 2016 15:23
ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 and IFPE are teaming up to unveil the world’s first fully functional 3-D printed construction excavator and the first large-scale use of steel in 3-D printing, known as additive manufacturing. The excavator, which will be on display at the joint trade shows in March 2017, will bring to life how technology is transforming the construction industry in line with the show’s 2017 theme, “Imagine What’s Next.” In addition to the pre-printed excavator, show attendees will see a second excavator printing live on the show floor.
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