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PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

May 26, 2014

PHOTOS: Caterpillar’s Visitors Center offers glimpse of history

If you’re in the construction industry or are a person who appreciates the fine art of heavy equipment, make a visit to the Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, Illinois a priority. Even if you ever find yourself in the Chicago area, ...

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Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

May 01, 2014

Product of the Week: Cat 834K wheel dozer

The Cat 834K builds on the machine’s nearly 50-year history with a completely new cab, drive train refinement, new monitoring and diagnostic features, new safety features, and structural enhancements. Available blade types include straight, universal, semi-universal, and coal, ranging in capacity ...

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VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

Apr 24, 2014

VIDEO: Caterpillar speeds production of 700-ton trucks using iPads

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and down countless times from the massive 797F mining trucks it assembles there. Related: Product of the Week: Cat 770G and 772G off-highway ...

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VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: Giant-sized Jenga

  In a short film in its new “Built For It” series, Cat highlights five equipment operators facing off in a super-sized Jenga game. The catch? Eight tons of wooden blocks were moved using M316D, 320E, and 349E excavators, TH514C telehandler, ...

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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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