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Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2014

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit ...

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning &...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 14, 2014

Of all the machines in the earthmoving world bulldozers, particularly large ones, may have the greatest variation when it comes ...

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing tracks before its no. 2 truck tears them up (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 10, 2014

Though the machines it sells are known more for their brawn than their speed, motorsports are nothing new at Caterpillar. ...

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

New financed construction equipment sales up 3% in May,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 03, 2014

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

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control made mid-size dozers smarter

DOZERS REDEFINED: How electronics and machine control...

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 01, 2014

There’s a direct correlation between power and fuel consumption; more power requires more fuel. Higher injection pressures, careful design of ...

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

VIDEO: Large wheel loader operator pulverizes...

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 ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar viral video star and in-house operator Ryan Neal answers your questions

VIDEO: Caterpillar viral video star and in-house...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

As a Senior Demonstrator Instructor at Caterpillar, Ryan Neal travels the world teaching the company's customers how to use those ...

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

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

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 ...

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the construction pro and mechanic (PHOTOS)

10 awesome Father’s Day gifts for the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 12, 2014

We know. Buying for Dad is hard. But rather than go the easy route and buying him a tie or ...

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

Caterpillar to close 3 Illinois component plants, move...

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 ...

How bulldozers and heroic operators helped demolish Hitler’s Atlantic wall in the D-Day invasion (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

How bulldozers and heroic operators helped demolish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2014

"Hitler's Atlantic wall cracked in the first hour under tempestuous allied assault. As I write, deeply dug into a beachhead of ...

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

Caterpillar hires former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood

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 ...

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