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New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May, used sales decline 9%

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New and used financed construction equipment unit sales went opposite directions in the month of May, according to figures released ...

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VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes boss’s Mercedes after dispute

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2014

Heated disputes happen at construction and mining sites all the time. Even the coolest of characters can get into a ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move work to Michigan

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it will close three of its plants in Illinois in order to consolidate the work at ...

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Caterpillar has hired former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to serve as a consultant, the company announced Thursday. Caterpillar says LaHood will ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in April, bypass used sales

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 04, 2014

The number of new construction equipment units financed in April totalled 8,000, gaining a nearly 2-percent edge over the 7,846 ...

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel loader with more payload and a redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its latest wheel loader, replacing the 990H with the new, more powerful and more comfortable 990K. Cat increased ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China shop, stacks glass, somehow doesn’t break anything

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For ...

Caterpillar pushes dealers missing out on billions in sales each year to increase use of telematics data

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

Contractors aren't the only ones not using telematics. Dealers of the largest heavy equipment manufacturer in the world are also ...

PHOTOS: Tour the Caterpillar Visitors Center, a walk through the history of yellow iron

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2014

If you're in the construction industry or are a person who appreciates the fine art of heavy equipment, make a ...

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