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Government Spending Continues

As a service, we have been posting Government Request For Proposals (RFP) in the news section of MachineControl Online for several months now.  There is a lot of contract dollars being let.  These RFP’s are very time sensitive with hard response dates that must be conformed to.  It is important to check the response date (deadline) [...]

August 11, 2009 in Paul's Blog
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Twittering from the tractor: smartphones sprout on the farm

The follwing story is by John D. Sutter of CNN.  It points to the modernization and technology adaptation taking place on the farm today.  You can add to that GPS-guided machinery used for precise agriculture.  (Trimble, Topcon, Hemisphere and many others are delivering technological solutions that are changing the way crops are produced.) CNN- As he [...]

July 6, 2009 in Paul's Blog
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Stimulus update

Here is a report by the Associated Press that appeared today: WASHINGTON – Eager to show action on the ailing economy, President Barack Obama promised Monday to speed federal money into hundreds of public works projects this summer, vowing that 600,000 jobs will be created or saved.  Surrounded by his Cabinet, Obama emphasized what has [...]

June 9, 2009 in Paul's Blog
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Machine Control Online’s Vision for our Website

Earlier this month Machine Control Online’s Managing Editor, Randy Noland, and I answered some frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) we have received at MCo. One or two of the questions addressed our vision for the website and the role we plan to play. Basically we see ourselves as technology enthusiasts; educators if you will, bringing you [...]

May 1, 2009 in Paul's Blog
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The Impact of the Stimulus Package

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently reported on the impact of the stimulus package.  A copy of their press release follows:   The over $135 billion in construction and infrastructure investments included in stimulus legislation being signed into law today by President Barack Obama will create or save nearly 2 million jobs over [...]

March 8, 2009 in Paul's Blog
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