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6th Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar has a ride-on dozer for kids now; turns on a dime, makes Power Wheels look lame (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

6th Day of Construction Gifts: Caterpillar has a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

If your kid loves big machines and dirt, here's the item that should be at the top of your shopping ...

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 ...

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter to win a LEGO Technic Volvo wheel loader!)

12 Days of Construction Gifts, Tools & Toys (Enter...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 08, 2014

It's that time of year again. Time to face down traffic and head to the shopping malls and department stores, ...

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it ...

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 ...

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new look, better ride on long hauls (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar launches CT681 vocational truck with new...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Oct 31, 2014

Caterpillar added a second model to its new line of vocationally-focused work trucks with the unveiling of the Class 8 ...

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