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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Though a U.S. Senate report written by Michigan Democrat Sen. Carl Levin concluded that Caterpillar had done nothing illegal in ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate today, will likely receive support from John McCain

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

Caterpillar has confirmed an earlier report by saying it is scheduled to testify in a U.S. Senate hearing on whether ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

VIDEO: Watch this Caterpillar D11T annihilate an old pickup truck because of hockey

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Gotta love Canada. As you'll see in their half-hearted play before the good stuff actually begins, this particular group of ...

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment of the past decade

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 24, 2014

Using Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates to find out the unit count winners, we calculated the top-selling construction equipment types and ...

VIDEO: Down an excavator, dozer operator loads rock truck by driving on top of it

VIDEO: Down an excavator, dozer operator loads rock...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2014

At the beginning of the video below, we hear the guy behind the camera mention that he and his crew ...

VIDEO: This incredible Caterpillar D11 R/C model moving dirt will make you question what’s real

VIDEO: This incredible Caterpillar D11 R/C model moving...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 31, 2014

The genius of this video is that when it starts out you're thinking so what? It's a D11 moving dirt. ...

Caterpillar straps customers into virtual reality simulator for motor grader development feedback

Caterpillar straps customers into virtual reality...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2014

If you've ever wondered just how much Caterpillar values customer feedback during the development of new equipment, just wait until ...

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

No. 3 in 2013: Caterpillar launches the B15 smartphone

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 30, 2013

One of the coolest things we saw in 2013 was Caterpillar's entrance into the smartphone market. An obviously hard market ...

Forbes: Caterpillar’s mining woes likely to continue hurting sales in 2014

Forbes: Caterpillar’s mining woes likely to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2013

For the last three quarters, Caterpillar's financial results have shared a familiar theme: decreased demand for mining equipment. Caterpillar's mining sales ...

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to 675 hp engines

Cummins releases “sulfur tolerance kit” for 49 to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2013

Answering concerns about how machines using its Tier 4 engines can be used in lower regulated countries, Cummins said today ...

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