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Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is quick way to get acquainted with telematics

Dec 09, 2015

Caterpillar’s online fleet management quiz is quick way to get acquainted with telematics

Much of Caterpillar's focus as of late, beyond its corporate focus of drastically reducing costs, has been on technology. Specifically, outfitting machines with more technology and sensors so that Cat customers are able to mine the most minute operation data ...

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Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East Peoria; may move Joliet parts production to Mexico

Oct 14, 2015

Caterpillar to cut 230 workers in East Peoria; may move Joliet parts production to Mexico

The first workforce cuts of Caterpillar's recently announced, extensive cost-cutting plan will come at the company's East Peoria, Illinois plant. According to a report from the Peoria Journal Star, Cat will lay off 230 employees in East Peoria. The announcement came days after the company ...

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Caterpillar closes headquarters of global mining division, moves jobs to different facility

Oct 08, 2015

Caterpillar closes headquarters of global mining division, moves jobs to different facility

Just weeks after Caterpillar announced a massive cost reduction plan and the departure of the top mining executive, the equipment manufacturer has decided to close down its global mining equipment headquarters in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The good news for the employees at the ...

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Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of extensive $1.5 billion cost reduction plan

Sep 27, 2015

Caterpillar plans up to 10,000 job cuts as part of extensive $1.5 billion cost reduction plan

In the midst of a third straight year of down sales and revenues, Caterpillar has announced further cost cutting and restructuring in order to lessen the impact of what will likely be off a fourth-straight down year in 2016—a first in ...

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Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Sep 27, 2015

Caterpillar mining VP retires amid leadership shakeup

Chris Curfman, the chief mining executive at Caterpillar, will retire at the end of the year, ending a more than 20-year career at the company. Caterpillar announced the move this week amid big changes for the company, including a massive $1.5 billion cost ...

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Making sense of the split: Don’t worry about Navistar, but where will Caterpillar find its 15-liter truck engine?

Aug 03, 2015

Making sense of the split: Don’t worry about Navistar, but where will Caterpillar find its 15-liter truck engine?

The big news story last week was, of course, Cat and Navistar breaking up. At first brush, given Navistar’s fresh troubles with a brand-new EPA lawsuit, you’d be forgiven for thinking Cat’s move was a sign of more trouble in Lisle, ...

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Caterpillar unveils the CT680, a rugged work truck wrapped in style (PHOTOS)

May 21, 2015

Caterpillar unveils the CT680, a rugged work truck wrapped in style (PHOTOS)

The new Cat CT680 looks considerably different from previous versions of the company's vocational trucks and that's no accident. The bling, the styling; customers were asking for it, says Dave Schmitz, vocational truck product manager. A lot of owner-operators and fleets think ...

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HOLT CAT President and COO retires and more dealer news

Jan 22, 2015

HOLT CAT President and COO retires and more dealer news

Looking for some dealer news? This is your one-stop shop for all the recent moves going on inside the aggregates industry. HOLT CAT President and COO retires HOLT CAT, the Caterpillar Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East ...

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Holt Cat upgrades rental fleet with eco-friendly generator

Nov 10, 2011

Holt Cat, the Caterpillar equipment and engine dealer for South, Central, North and Northeast Texas, has upgraded its rental fleet with an eco-friendly generator that produces 50-percent less emissions. Caterpillar’s new XQ500 mobile diesel generator features high efficiency, performance, and versatility ...

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