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Caterpillar to lay off another 150 workers at Illinois mining plant

Caterpillar to lay off another 150 workers at Illinois...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a second round of layoffs at its Decatur, Illinois facility. Following a January 19 round of cuts that laid off ...

bauma China 2014

bauma China 2014

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 05, 2014

With more than 2,800 exhibitors from 38 countries, the 300,000-square-meter bauma China construction equipment show will be larger than the ...

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and make an awful noise in the process

VIDEO: How to haul a bulldozer with a mining truck and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2014

We've seen plenty of backhoes hop up into the beds of dump trucks before. But this is entirely different. In ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one smash of the bucket

VIDEO: Mining excavator flattens pickup truck with one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

The ease with which this mining excavator is able to completely smash this pickup into the ground is nothing short ...

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel excavator. The largest land vehicle ever built

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

No. 3 Video in 2014 « NO. 4 NO. 2 »   Deemed the largest land vehicle in history by the Guinness Book ...

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and destroy it in the process)

VIDEO: How to wash a car with a 385-ton excavator (and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

NO. 9 » No. 10 Video in 2014 This one's pretty simple. Bunch of guys with some time and what looks to ...

Komatsu and GE expand relationship into a new mining equipment and solutions company

Komatsu and GE expand relationship into a new mining...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

Today, Komatsu and General Electric announced the creation of a new company with a focus of creating next generation mining ...

Forbes: Caterpillar’s mining woes likely to continue hurting sales in 2014

Forbes: Caterpillar’s mining woes likely to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2013

For the last three quarters, Caterpillar's financial results have shared a familiar theme: decreased demand for mining equipment. Caterpillar's mining sales ...

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual fuel LNG engine and fuel mix for mining trucks

Caterpillar partners with Shell Canada to develop dual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Caterpillar and Shell Canada announced today a partnership that will test a new engine and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel ...

The latest in a string of closings, Caterpillar to shutter Virginia mining equipment plant, lay off 240 workers

The latest in a string of closings, Caterpillar to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

The decrease in demand for mining equipment is still hurting Caterpillar as the company has announced plans to close another ...

Ritchie Bros. sells $55+ million at March auction

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 14, 2013

In the first 2013 Edmonton, AB, Canada, unreserved public auction of Ritchie Bros., the industrial auctioneer sold more than 3,500 heavy ...

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