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Construction equipment investment expected to continue above average growth in 2013

Construction equipment investment expected to continue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2013

Construction equipment investment is expected to continue to grow and an above average rate over the next three to six motnhs, ...

First employees move into new Caterpillar plant in Georgia

First employees move into new Caterpillar plant in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2013

This week, the first 55 employees moved in to Caterpillar's brand new facility in Athens, Georgia, reports to the Athens ...

Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment manufacturers in field and on factory floor

Tablets, cloud services assist construction equipment...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2013

In today’s highly automated world of manufacturing there is a new force entering the scene for construction equipment manufacturers—mobility. From tracking ...

Caterpillar will cut 1,400 jobs at Belgian excavator plant

Caterpillar will cut 1,400 jobs at Belgian excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

Caterpillar is planning to cut more than one-third of the 3,700 employees at one of its largest European facilities, Reuters ...

Caterpillar CEO: Growth, immigration and tax code reforms key to job creation in U.S.

Caterpillar CEO: Growth, immigration and tax code...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

After receiving a mention during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Caterpillar's CEO Doug Olberhelman was invited to ...

Obama stresses importance of construction, infrastructure, skilled labor in State of the Union

Obama stresses importance of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2013

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama stressed the great importance of construction, housing, infrastructure, ...

Miller and ITW Welding North America to host welding...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 16, 2012

Miller Electric and the ITW Welding companies of North America, including Hobart Brothers, Bernard, Tregaskiss, Weldcraft and Smith Equipment, will ...

Cat boosts outlook based on quarterly results

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 22, 2010

Prompting a more optimistic forecast for 2010 as a whole, increased production helped fuel a 91-percent year-over-year hike in second-quarter ...

Three cities compete for new US Cat plant

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 29, 2010

News reports coming out of Montgomery, Alabama; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Spartanburg, South Carolina, say the cities are in the ...

You think equipment’s expensive now…

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 19, 2010

Caterpillar says the proposed national health care bill before Congress, if passed, will increase the company's health care expenses 20 percent ...

Rebar manufacturers ramp up

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 28, 2010

Some questions the wisdom of this move, given the dismal state of construction and the economy. But Nucor doesn't make ...

Rebar manufacturers ramp up

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 28, 2010

Some would question this move given the dismal state of the construction industry, but Nucor isn't a company known for ...

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