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AUTONOMOUS construction sites

  • Magazine Article
  • 20TOFHP02_02
Published 2020-02-01 by SAE International in United States
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  • English

Equipment makers are testing the emerging technologies required to advance automation beyond individual machines.

In the construction world, some companies are not just looking to electrify and automate individual machines-they have their sights set on something much grander: the entire jobsite. And Doosan Infracore expects to do so in the next five years.

In addition to debuting new Doosan models at the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 trade show in March, such as the DA45-5 articulated dump truck, the DL580-5 wheel loader and the DX800LC-5 crawler excavator-the largest Doosan machine yet-the company (booth N10001) also will showcase Concept-X, an autonomous worksite in development at its Boryeong Proving Grounds in South Korea.