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Perkins delves into resale issue of Tier 4 engines into lower regulated countries, details Tier 4 Final approach

Perkins delves into resale issue of Tier 4 engines into...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 05, 2014

Using the occasion of producing its 20th million engine, Perkins delved further into its previously announced Tier 4 Final approach ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

LOADER SHOWDOWN: Skid steer loaders vs. compact wheel loaders: Which is the better buy?

LOADER SHOWDOWN: Skid steer loaders vs. compact wheel...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 29, 2014

Although the skid steer loader is one of the most popular and versatile construction machines of all time, some contractors ...

New leadership at Holt Cat, new dealers for Bobcat, Takeuchi, SDLG and more in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

New leadership at Holt Cat, new dealers for Bobcat,...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on Apr 25, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling package and powertrain control (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Caterpillar has announced updates to the D9T that bring the large dozer in line with the latest emission standards, improve ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in the biggest game of Jenga you’ve ever seen

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

We have a feeling that after seeing this, equipment operators everywhere are going to try to get their hands on ...

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in vocal defense of Caterpillar during tax hearing

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in...

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

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

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 ...

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