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VIDEO: Caterpillar builds world’s tallest sand castle, then destroys it

Dec 12, 2014

VIDEO: Caterpillar builds world’s tallest sand castle, then destroys it

Caterpillar got to play in the sand, but this was no ordinary sandbox found in a client’s backyard. In fact, the company did much more than just play in the sand – it built the Guinness World Record-setting tallest sand castle ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Wheel Loader

Dec 10, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Wheel Loader

Caterpillar Wheel loader bumps payload Cat’s 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 ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: Artic Truck

Dec 09, 2014

25 Days of RollOuts: Artic Truck

Caterpillar More powerful artics The Cat 730C articulated dump truck features a new engine with more power, advanced transmission control, enhanced operator amenities, new serviceability features, and automatic traction control. The design centers on customer requests for increased productivity, lower operating costs, ...

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Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Dec 05, 2014

Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it recovered, according to the latest theft report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the National Equipment Register. The majority of thefts occurred ...

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Top Rollouts of 2014

Dec 01, 2014

Top Rollouts of 2014

How we made our choices When we ask readers how we can best help them keep track of changes in the products and services they use to produce aggregates, almost everyone wants an annual short list of the really important stuff. No ...

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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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October 2014

Oct 31, 2014

October 2014

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Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Oct 30, 2014

Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at a Caterpillar press event Wednesday night to lambast the present direction of U.S. transportation policy. Calling the 2-year transportation bill passed ...

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Caterpillar profit up eight percent in 3Q, beats expectations

Oct 24, 2014

Caterpillar profit up eight percent in 3Q, beats expectations

Caterpillar has announced an increase in both profit and sales during the third quarter, beating analyst expectations despite more declines in demand for mining equipment. The company announced profit of $1.017 billion, or $1.63 per share, an increase of 8 percent ...

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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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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Sep 15, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and more

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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