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Cat rolls out its 6020B hydraulic shovel, matches 777G haul trucks

Nov 17, 2014

Cat rolls out its 6020B hydraulic shovel, matches 777G haul trucks

  Caterpillar unveiled its new 6020B hydraulic shovel before customers and the press at its Tinaja Hills proving grounds last week. With a 24-ton payload, the 247-ton unit is well matched with the Cat 777G haul trucks. "Today is a day I've ...

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VIDEO: CAT’s autonomous mining tech the ‘wave of the future’

Nov 03, 2014

VIDEO: CAT’s autonomous mining tech the ‘wave of the future’

Though self-driving vehicles are big topic of dissuasion in the realm of consumer technology right now, the usefulness to industrial markets has been obvious for some time. While Google is working on a driverless car and Tesla is already implementing autopilot ...

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Roll Outs – November 2014

Nov 01, 2014

Roll Outs – November 2014

Versatile loader The WA200-7 wheel loader, from Komatsu America Corp., features 126 net horsepower and is powered by a Tier 4 Interim Komatsu engine. It has 3-percent lower fuel consumption than the WA200-6 it replaces. Parallel Z-bar loader linkage gives the ...

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Caterpillar leadership sees changes, heads of mining and dealer support announce retirement

Oct 15, 2014

Caterpillar leadership sees changes, heads of mining and dealer support announce retirement

Caterpillar has announced the retirement of two group presidents and a vice president, all of which will take effect early next year. Steve Wunning, 63, is retiring from his post as group president for resource industries, which includes mining. Caterpillar says ...

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Supply Lines

Sep 01, 2014

Supply Lines

    Cuts fuel consumption in half Field studies for Atlas Copco’s new FlexiROC T45 with fixed boom show that the unit uses half as much fuel as similar rigs using the same rock drill, depending on rock conditions. The COP 3060 rock ...

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Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Jul 25, 2014

Caterpillar profit up 4% in 2Q despite decline in sales; improves full-year forecast

Despite a dip in sales and continued soft demand for mining equipment, Caterpillar today announced a 4-percent increase in profit during the second quarter. The company today announced profits of $999 million, or $1.57 per share, for the second quarter ending ...

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Product of the Week: Cat M Series motor graders

Jun 19, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat M Series motor graders

The new Cat M Series motor graders —12M3, 140M3, 160M3 and their all-wheel-drive counterparts — meet Tier 4 Final emission standards. The graders use Cat’s after-treatment solution, with the addition of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR). A new standard economy mode can be ...

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VIDEO: How one equipment operator made his way to viral video stardom through Caterpillar

Jun 12, 2014

VIDEO: How one equipment operator made his way to viral video stardom through Caterpillar

Ryan Neal believes at least part of his success as a heavy equipment operator is built in. “Some people have a natural ability for running equipment just like some people have natural abilities to play basketball or football or to sing,” ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Jun 05, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 990K wheel loader (VIDEO)

Cat’s new 990K wheel loader offers more power and increased payload for improved productivity and fuel efficiency. It features a redesigned cab that delivers a sleek operator interface and quiet environment, as well as several features to promote operator and maintenance ...

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VIDEO: Operator maneuvers Cat mini excavator through confined China shop without breaking anything

Jun 02, 2014

VIDEO: Operator maneuvers Cat mini excavator through confined China shop without breaking anything

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For It Trials video centers on one of the most impressive displays of operator skill we’ve seen. In it, Ryan Neal, a ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

May 26, 2014

PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

If you’re in the construction industry or are a person who appreciates the fine art of heavy equipment, make a visit to the Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, Illinois a priority. Even if you ever find yourself in the Chicago area, ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

May 01, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

The Cat 834K builds on the machine’s nearly 50-year history with a completely new cab, drive train refinement, new monitoring and diagnostic features, new safety features, and structural enhancements. Available blade types include straight, universal, semi-universal, and coal, ranging in capacity ...

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