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Cat introduces larger sizes of its Tier 4 Final articulated trucks

May 18, 2015

Cat introduces larger sizes of its Tier 4 Final articulated trucks

  After more than five years and $120 million worth of research and development, Caterpillar rolls out its C Series large-scale articulated trucks, including the 735C, 740C EJ, and 745C. The trucks boast Tier 4 Final engines, but "it's not a ...

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Cat backs up claims of fuel efficiency with a guarantee

May 15, 2015

Cat backs up claims of fuel efficiency with a guarantee

Caterpillar is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to fuel efficiency. Long known as gas guzzling equipment, Cat has invested significant resources into improving fuel efficiency and is now ready to back its claim that it ...

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Manufacturer news: Flexco names new senior product manager, Caterpillar invests in peer-to-peer equipment rental platform, DCS Dredge wins award at Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference

May 08, 2015

Manufacturer news: Flexco names new senior product manager, Caterpillar invests in peer-to-peer equipment rental platform, DCS Dredge wins award at Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference

Flexco named Aaron Rosso as the the company's new senior product manager of worldwide heavy duty mechanical belt fastener program. In his position, Rosso will be responsible for the program vision and strategy, product development plan, product line portfolio, promotion PR ...

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VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

May 04, 2015

VIDEO: Cat D10 dozer and a loader rescue stuck 70-ton dumper like it’s no big deal

Due to the sheer power of the D10T, this rescue is one of the most uneventful we've seen yet. That 777D was in major trouble though, stuck in a very muddy spot on the roadside and with only single tires on ...

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Manufacturer news: Hlavinka Equipment opens Texas Hlavinda JCB division; Terex Washing Systems appoints new global sales director; Skelly and Loy promotes Aungst to VP of AMS; Luff Industries adds Riddell as territory manager; Caterpillar opens first Data Innovation Lab; Yokohama Tire Corp. will help build eco-friendly playground

Apr 17, 2015

Manufacturer news: Hlavinka Equipment opens Texas Hlavinda JCB division; Terex Washing Systems appoints new global sales director; Skelly and Loy promotes Aungst to VP of AMS; Luff Industries adds Riddell as territory manager; Caterpillar opens first Data Innovation Lab; Yokohama Tire Corp. will help build eco-friendly playground

Hlavinka Equipment Co., headquartered in East Bernard, Texas, will open a new division, Hlavinka JCB, in Victoria, Texas. The new division will sell new and used JCB agricultural and construction equipment, including skid steers and compact track loaders. Hlavinka JCB ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

Apr 07, 2015

PHOTOS: Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels traces equipment evolution

Whether or not you're a fan of yellow iron, there is a lot to be learned from the newly released Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels. The book, written Frank Raczon (along with equipment historian Keith Haddock), highlights the manufacturer's journey from developing ...

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Caterpillar intros 735C, 740C EJ, 745C articulated trucks with bevy of powertrain improvements (PHOTOS)

Mar 31, 2015

Caterpillar intros 735C, 740C EJ, 745C articulated trucks with bevy of powertrain improvements (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar’s 735C, 740C EJ and 745C articulated trucks feature a host of upgrades over the machines’ predecessors, the B Series. With engines that meet Tier 4 Final standards, the 735C’s C15 ACERT engine delivers 452 horsepower, and the C18 ACERT ...

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Caterpillar “Built For It” Trials video: Cat generator powers Lantern Festival in China’s Yuhu Village

Feb 27, 2015

Caterpillar has made available its latest “Built For It” Trials video, “Lantern Festival”, which shows how one Cat generator powered the Lantern Festival in Yuhu Village, China. According to a company press release, the video follows the villagers of an ...

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Rollouts – February 2015

Feb 03, 2015

Rollouts – February 2015

Tier 4 articulated dump truck Komatsu introduces its HM300-5 articulated dump truck. Featuring 324 net horsepower, the truck is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 Tier 4 Final engine. With a 30.9-ton payload and a gross vehicle weight of 117,892 pounds, the truck ...

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Antitrust suit filed against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo

Jan 30, 2015

Antitrust suit filed against Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo

International Construction Products has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the three biggest names in construction equipment, accusing them of colluding to limit competition in the U.S. The suit was filed in a U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware, and names Caterpillar, Komatsu ...

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Komatsu profit up 5.5 percent in 3Q

Jan 29, 2015

Komatsu profit up 5.5 percent in 3Q

  Helped by a weakening of the yen against the U.S. dollar as well as increased equipment sales in the Americas and Europe, Komatsu posted gains in both profit and sales during its fiscal third quarter. For the quarter, which ended December 31, ...

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Caterpillar full-year earnings dip with bad 4Q; 2015 doesn’t look good either

Jan 27, 2015

Caterpillar full-year earnings dip with bad 4Q; 2015 doesn’t look good either

For a second consecutive year, Caterpillar sales and profit have fallen. And in addition to the slump in demand for mining equipment that has plagued the company for the last two years, Cat is now contending with falling oil prices, ...

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