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Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to South Milwaukee

Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 09, 2015

Just weeks after Caterpillar announced a massive cost reduction plan and the departure of its top mining executive, the equipment manufacturer has ...

Caterpillar hosting all-day Periscope live stream today with drone-shot machine demos, tours & more

Caterpillar hosting all-day Periscope live stream today...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2015

Sometimes it's hard to see a practical use for social media. Especially if you're in the business of construction or ...

Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East Peoria; may move Joliet parts production to Mexico

Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East Peoria; may move...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2015

The first workforce cuts of Caterpillar's recently announced, extensive cost-cutting plan will come at the company's East Peoria, Illinois plant. According to a ...

Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2015

Chris Curfman, the chief mining executive at Caterpillar, will retire at the end of the year, ending a more than 20-year ...

Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of extensive $1.5 billion cost reduction plan

Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2015

In the midst of a third straight year of down sales and revenues, Caterpillar has announced further cost cutting and ...

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on long-term highway bill threatens nation’s future

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 24, 2015

The chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. is again speaking out in favor of a long-term highway bill. Doug Oberhelman wrote a column ...

Big Brother or Better Drivers? Inside the monitoring tech trucking and Caterpillar’s Smartband are using to make operation safer

Big Brother or Better Drivers? Inside the monitoring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 23, 2015

If Big Brother isn't watching you, he should be. And you should be glad he is. The revolution in digital technology ...

Caterpillar launches Cat Inspect app, replacing forms with smartphones, tablets on machine walkarounds

Caterpillar launches Cat Inspect app, replacing forms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2015

Caterpillar has released a new app for smartphones and tablets that allows owners, operators and fleet managers to remove paper ...

Caterpillar intros PL72, PL83, PL87 pipelayers with more lifting power, stability and a refreshed cab (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar intros PL72, PL83, PL87 pipelayers with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 14, 2015

Caterpillar has updated its pipelayer lineup with three new machines that boast increased lift capacity, better visibility, better performance on ...

What’s your state’s favorite construction machine? The top-selling heavy equipment models and types, state by state

What’s your state’s favorite construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 09, 2015

Looking at the financed equipment data for the first six months of this year, we thought it would ...

Caterpillar launches 16M3 motor grader with improved transmission, auto regens (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar launches 16M3 motor grader with improved...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

Caterpillar has introduced the latest model of its motor grader designed for small-to-medium-sized mining operations with improvements in just about ...

Caterpillar to lay off another 475 employees

Caterpillar to lay off another 475 employees

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2015

Caterpillar has announced another round of layoffs, this time releasing 475 employees as the company's cost-cutting efforts in the face of ...

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