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VIDEO: Yes, you can drift a 200-ton Caterpillar 789 mining truck

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2014

In the video below, famed gymkhana driver Mike Ryan hops on board a Caterpillar 789 mining truck and drifts to ...

VIDEO: Watch a Cat 797B mining truck pancake a Land Cruser without even stopping

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 09, 2014

Short and sweet, the outcome of this video isn't surprising. It's the middle part that's amazing. The Cat is moving ...

Lawsuit alleges Caterpillar hid defects in 2007-2010 engines from buyers

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Posted by James Jaillet on May 08, 2014

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Perkins delves into resale issue of Tier 4 engines into lower regulated countries, details Tier 4 Final approach

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Using the occasion of producing its 20th million engine, Perkins delved further into its previously announced Tier 4 Final approach ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

LOADER SHOWDOWN: Skid steer loaders vs. compact wheel loaders: Which is the better buy?

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 29, 2014

Although the skid steer loader is one of the most popular and versatile construction machines of all time, some contractors ...

New leadership at Holt Cat, new dealers for Bobcat, Takeuchi, SDLG and more in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

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Posted by Brittany Johnson on Apr 25, 2014

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Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling package and powertrain control (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Caterpillar has announced updates to the D9T that bring the large dozer in line with the latest emission standards, improve ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

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