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Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

May 30, 2013

Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

Caterpillar mining trucks may soon include fatigue-detecting technology, our sister site, Better Roads, reported. The technology, developed by Australia-based Seeing Machines, uses a set of sensors and software to detect when an operator is drifting off and uses alarms to rouse ...

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Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator technology highlights

May 01, 2013

Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator technology highlights

Earlier this month, our sister site, Equipment World, gave an in-depth look at Caterpillar’s 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator. In light of the excavator’s Edison Award win, we’re looking at some of the highlights Equipment World presented in its report ...

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Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins Edison innovation award

Apr 30, 2013

Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins Edison innovation award

Caterpillar’s 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator has won a 2013 Silver Edison innovation award, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. The machine, which won the award in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, received the award for the ...

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Cat announces changes in vice presidents

Feb 19, 2013

Cat announces changes in vice presidents

Caterpillar Inc. (Cat) announced two changes in vice presidents. Tom Bluth, currently Cat vice president for the Earthmoving Division, will become vice president with responsibility for the Mining Products Division, part of Cat's Resource Industries Group responsible for product strategy development, ...

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Editor’s Pick — Cat’s 966K XE wheel loader

Feb 14, 2013

Editor’s Pick — Cat’s 966K XE wheel loader

Caterpillar’s new 966K XE wheel loader will be on display at AGG1. The company says the loader delivers up to a 25-percent fuel efficiency improvement, meeting the needs for both efficiency and sustainability, while simplifying the operator’s interface and operating ...

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Cat’s new MD5150 track drill features a customer-inspired design

Nov 16, 2012

Cat’s new MD5150 track drill features a customer-inspired design

Caterpillar’s new MD5150 track drill features a customer-inspired design that drills holes up to 6 inches in diameter. The unit incorporates a rock drill, patented carousel rod changer, new cab, and many other features. The carousel rod changer holds six ...

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Caterpillar 374D hydraulic excavator

Sep 09, 2011

Caterpillar 374D hydraulic excavator

Caterpillar says its new 374D hydraulic excavator, a replacement for its model 365C, combines added horsepower, stronger hydraulics, and greater operating weight to boost overall performance. Complementing these design basics are undercarriage improvements, a new range of buckets, operator-convenience features, ...

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Michels keeps it mobile

Jul 06, 2011

Michels keeps it mobile

Portable plants are key in keeping Waterloo Quarry productive and successful during tough times. By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor Wisconsin-based Michels Materials, a division of Michels Corp., does things a little bit differently at its quarries. Instead of hauling material from the ...

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Caterpillar announces new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington

Jun 24, 2011

Caterpillar Logistics Services on June 24 announced plans to open a new parts distribution center in Spokane, Washington. The new facility will span more than a half million square feet and is part of the North American multi-year expansion and ...

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Cat’s B Series artic trucks offer increased payload, reduced emissions

Jun 20, 2011

Cat’s B Series artic trucks offer increased payload, reduced emissions

Caterpillar’s new B Series articulated truck models include the 735B with a 36-ton payload, the 740B with a 43.5-ton payload, and the 740B EJ (ejector body) with a 42-ton payload. All three models are available with Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB-certified ...

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Caterpillar’s 336E hydraulic excavator offers increased productivity, fuel efficiency

Jun 20, 2011

Caterpillar’s 336E hydraulic excavator offers increased productivity, fuel efficiency

Caterpillar says its new 336E hydraulic excavator, which replaces the 336D, features a more powerful Tier 4 Interim engine for increased productivity. The engine is said to deliver 12 percent more power, 4 percent faster cycle times, and 5 percent ...

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Caterpillar’s 336E hydraulic excavator offers increased productivity, fuel efficiency

Jun 15, 2011

Caterpillar’s 336E hydraulic excavator offers increased productivity, fuel efficiency

Caterpillar says its new 336E hydraulic excavator, which replaces the 336D, features a more powerful Tier 4 Interim engine for increased productivity. The engine is said to deliver 12 percent more power, 4 percent faster cycle times, and 5 percent ...

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