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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

Deemed the largest land vehicle in history by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Bagger 293 is the single ...

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

This one's pretty simple. Bunch of guys with some time and what looks to be a Liebherr R9400 mining excavator ...

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 ...

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