Tags: Caterpillar

Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks

Mar 27, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks

The new Cat 770G and 772G off-highway trucks were redesigned with major advancements in emission technology, transmission and traction control systems; frame, drive-train and cooling system enhancements; added operator amenities; and serviceability improvements. Available in Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier ...

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Mike Rowe talks about the dirty topic of educating future workers

Mar 04, 2014

Mike Rowe talks about the dirty topic of educating future workers

At a media event on Monday, March 3, Dirty Jobs star Mike Rowe discussed the need to change the image of trade skills jobs and encourage more young people to choose careers in skilled trades. As part of the collaborative effort ...

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Caterpillar highlights equipment and connectivity at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Mar 02, 2014

Caterpillar highlights equipment and connectivity at ConExpo-Con/Agg

At a media event prior to ConExpo-Con/Agg, Caterpillar highlighted a number of new machines for the aggregates market and highlighted four areas of major focus for its Cat Connect program: equipment management, productivity, safety, and sustainability. “We’re trying to simplify how ...

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PHOTOS: Cat introduces new track drill

Mar 02, 2014

PHOTOS: Cat introduces new track drill

At its pre-ConExpo-Con/Agg media event, Caterpillar showcased the new MD5150C Track Drill, the first of its C Series drills, designed to deliver top-of-class power and high airflow for fast, efficient drilling of 4- to 6-inch holes. “This machine is more productive ...

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Caterpillar, Inc., booth 10915 (North Hall)

Feb 14, 2014

Caterpillar, Inc., booth 10915 (North Hall)

Caterpillar will present its lineup of machines, technology and services designed with the goal of helping customers succeed. Four Caterpillar exhibits, totaling about 60,000 square feet of floor space, will showcase more than 40 machines, most with integrated technologies that help ...

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ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

Feb 14, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg Mobile Equipment Options

As aggregates producers prepare to attend ConExpo-Con/Agg March 4-8 in Las Vegas, Aggregates Manager surveyed the market to get a better idea of operator plans for equipment investment. A total of 84 respondents shared insights into their plans. Mobile equipment ranks ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 980M and 982M wheel loaders

Feb 13, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 980M and 982M wheel loaders

Caterpillar introduces its new 980M and 982M wheel loaders. Equipped with Tier 4 Final ACERT engines, the units boast a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air, and after-treatment components. The 982M is a new all-purpose machine that will load on-highway trucks ...

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Caterpillar announces retirement of Vice President Hans Haefeli, appoints Jean Savage as replacement

Dec 16, 2013

Caterpillar announces retirement of Vice President Hans Haefeli, appoints Jean Savage as replacement

Caterpillar announced friday that Vice President Hans Haefeli will retire on April 30 after working with the company for 15 years. Haefeli joined Caterpillar in 1998 and has since held positions within three of the company’s subsidiaries: Perkins Engine Company Limited, ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Caterpillar’s 988K wheel loader

Dec 05, 2013

25 Days of RollOuts: Caterpillar’s 988K wheel loader

Caterpillar introduced its seventh-generation 988 wheel loader, the 988K, for the 50th anniversary of the 988. The 988K features redesigned loader linkage, drive train modifications, redesigned cab and enhancements in safety and serviceability. A Cat C18 ACERT engine powers the loader, which ...

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Are You Falling Behind?

Dec 01, 2013

Are You Falling Behind?

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com     For more than a decade, Aggregates Manager has reported on technology trends and how they impact productivity. After all, with aggregates prices ranging from $5 to $15 per ton, depending on the product and market, shaving a ...

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Keep Quarry Trucks Productive

Dec 01, 2013

Keep Quarry Trucks Productive

Good maintenance and loading operations are key to extending equipment life and avoiding unplanned downtime.   By Mark W. Sprouls   Caterpillar studies show that rigid-frame haulers most often deliver the lowest cost per ton in high-volume aggregates operations that manage the trucks as ...

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Caterpillar to close Virginia mining equipment plant

Nov 25, 2013

Caterpillar to close Virginia mining equipment plant

Caterpillar has announced that it will close its Pulaski, Virginia, plant by mid-2014, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The plant manufactures mining equipment. The closure will result in 240 layoffs. This is not the first Caterpillar mining ...

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