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The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

Have you ever operated a wheel loader that was perfect in some applications, but less than ideal in others? Imagine ...

Caterpillar cost-cutting continues: company to clip 240 workers at Illinois mining plants

Caterpillar cost-cutting continues: company to clip 240...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2015

Caterpillar will lay off 240 workers across two of its Illinois plants as the company continues to cope with a ...

Caterpillar shares fall after analyst downgrades stock due to falling oil prices

Caterpillar shares fall after analyst downgrades stock...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2015

While the falling price of oil has been delighting consumers at the pump across the U.S. for the last couple of ...

Caterpillar names a new CIO and a new head of Asia Pacific distribution amidst leadership changes

Caterpillar names a new CIO and a new head of Asia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

At the head of several changes in Caterpillar's corporate leadership, the company has named a new Chief Information Officer and vice ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators build world’s tallest sand castle ever, then completely destroy it

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators build world’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 11, 2014

Everyone knows the best part about building a sand castle of any significance is getting to kick it into nonexistence ...

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in October, up 13 % year-over-year

New financed construction equipment sales rise 16% in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 01, 2014

The number of financed new units of construction equipment sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with ...

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil compactor with intelligent compaction system (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s new 825K the first 4-drum soil...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 19, 2014

The Cat 825K soil compactor is the first four-drum soil compactor with an intelligent compaction system option, says John Thomas, ...

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an integrated generator to cut screed heat time in half (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 10, 2014

Number one on the “paving by the numbers” handout Caterpillar gives to contractors is “heat the screed.” That start-up process ...

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite: Network of dozers, workers and the office removes chaos from construction

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite:...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

When Trimble president and CEO Steve Berglund opened the company's 2014 Dimensions user conference Monday, he mentioned how, from a ...

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR introduced; suited to landscaping, utility and rental applications

Value-conscious, no frills Caterpillar 303E CR...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

In addition to its new E2 series of mini-excavators we reported on earlier, Caterpillar has also introduced another mini-ex, but ...

Caterpillar announces migration process for 4-to-6-liter Tier 4 engines to lesser-regulated countries

Caterpillar announces migration process for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 04, 2014

Cat has announced the process its dealers in lower regulated countries will use to modify 75-to-174 horsepower Tier 4 equipment ...

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome emissions challenges with high-def hydraulics, smart technology

Caterpillar E2 series mini-excavators overcome...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 03, 2014

High-definition is a term normally associated with televisions, but Caterpillar is using it to describe a new hydraulic system that ...

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