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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 ...

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in April, bypass used sales

New financed construction equipment sales up 19% in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 04, 2014

The number of new construction equipment units financed in April totalled 8,000, gaining a nearly 2-percent edge over the 7,846 ...

How a small-town equipment operator became a globetrotting viral video star at Caterpillar (VIDEO)

How a small-town equipment operator became a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Ryan Neal believes at least part of his success as a heavy equipment operator is built in. "Some people have a ...

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines are waging war on wasted energy

How 3 diesel-electric and hybrid construction machines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2014

For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA ...

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel loader with more payload and a redesigned cab (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches the 990K: a more powerful wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its latest wheel loader, replacing the 990H with the new, more powerful and more comfortable 990K. Cat increased ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China shop, stacks glass, somehow doesn’t break anything

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavator tiptoes through China...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For ...

Caterpillar pushes dealers missing out on billions in sales each year to increase use of telematics data

Caterpillar pushes dealers missing out on billions in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

Contractors aren't the only ones not using telematics. Dealers of the largest heavy equipment manufacturer in the world are also ...

PHOTOS: Tour the Caterpillar Visitors Center, a walk through the history of yellow iron

PHOTOS: Tour the Caterpillar Visitors Center, a walk...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2014

If you're in the construction industry or are a person who appreciates the fine art of heavy equipment, make a ...

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