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Caterpillar’s new 313F L GC excavator provides low operating costs, high lifecycle value with standard tech (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s new 313F L GC excavator provides...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 26, 2015

Suppose you don't want all the bells and whistles? Caterpillar's newly branded XE line of excavators, as we reported earlier, are loaded ...

Ride with pride. Cat gave its new CT680 vocational trucks some styling. Shown here is the CT680L which comes at you with a good deal of chrome and a Metton hood.

Caterpillar unveils the CT680, a rugged work truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

The new Cat CT680 looks considerably different from previous versions of the company's vocational trucks and that's no accident. The bling, ...

Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel you burn beyond its benchmarks

Caterpillar will pay back $1 for each gallon of fuel...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

This week Caterpillar unveiled a new fuel guarantee initiative that will give participating contractors $1 back for every gallon of ...

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by Cat 259D; used machine sales decline 10% year-over-year

New financed equipment sales up 14% in March, led by...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 11, 2015

  The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in March rose 14 percent compared with February, ...

Caterpillar to lay off another 150 workers at Illinois mining plant

Caterpillar to lay off another 150 workers at Illinois...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a second round of layoffs at its Decatur, Illinois facility. Following a January 19 round of cuts that laid off ...

Caterpillar invests in, adds dealer inventory to Yard Club, an online contractor-to-contractor equipment rental service

Caterpillar invests in, adds dealer inventory to Yard...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

Most contractors outside of San Francisco have likely never heard of Yard Club. But thanks to an investment from and ...

Caterpillar intros 963K track loader with new Performance bucket, big fuel savings (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar intros 963K track loader with new...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2015

Caterpillar bills the track loader as one of its most versatile machines and says the new 963K boasts several improvements ...

Behind the Design: Caterpillar engineers low-spec 415F2 to deliver 420 backhoe power

Behind the Design: Caterpillar engineers low-spec 415F2...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 29, 2015

We first brought you the news of Caterpillar's new F2 series of backhoes from the World of Concrete in February. ...

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Due to the sheer power of the D10T, this rescue is one of the most uneventful we've seen yet. That ...

Caterpillar ups the ante with 4 new small-frame skid steers, CTLs with D-series DNA and smart hydraulics (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar ups the ante with 4 new small-frame skid...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 21, 2015

Last week at its Athens, Georgia, factory Caterpillar unveiled four new small-frame skid steers and compact track loaders. The new ...

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer automation allows GPS-like machine control without the price tag (PHOTOS)

TEST DRIVE: Caterpillar’s low-tech, K2 dozer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 16, 2015

A theme I hear from contractors these days is that more than ever, they are using dozers to do finish ...

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through acquisition of marine analytics firm ESRG

Caterpillar to crunch even more data through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

Just in case you didn't think Caterpillar was really serious about this whole Big Data thing, the company today announced it ...

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