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Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

May 30, 2013

Caterpillar considers fatigue-detecting tech for mining trucks

Caterpillar mining trucks may soon include fatigue-detecting technology, our sister site, Better Roads, reported. The technology, developed by Australia-based Seeing Machines, uses a set of sensors and software to detect when an operator is drifting off and uses alarms to rouse ...

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Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator technology highlights

May 01, 2013

Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator technology highlights

Earlier this month, our sister site, Equipment World, gave an in-depth look at Caterpillar’s 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator. In light of the excavator’s Edison Award win, we’re looking at some of the highlights Equipment World presented in its report ...

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Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins Edison innovation award

Apr 30, 2013

Cat 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator wins Edison innovation award

Caterpillar’s 336E H hydraulic hybrid excavator has won a 2013 Silver Edison innovation award, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. The machine, which won the award in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, received the award for the ...

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Caterpillar hosts safety webinar

Apr 03, 2013

Caterpillar hosts safety webinar

Caterpillar is hosting a webinar entitled “Overcome Culture Clash: Sustaining Safety Excellence through Mergers and Acquisitions” on April 24 at 10 a.m. Central Time. The webinar covers several topics including the Zero-Incident Performance (ZIP) Process, mergers, acquisitions, safety culture and more. Randy ...

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Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

Apr 01, 2013

Caterpillar unveils the 336EH, its first hybrid excavator

By Marcia Gruver Doyle During a press event at its headquarters in Peoria, Ill., Caterpillar unveiled its very first hybrid excavator, the Cat 336EH. The new machine is the first in an upcoming line of hybrid excavators and will be officially ...

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R.C. Buford shares the Spur’s winning formula for long-term success

Mar 21, 2013

R.C. Buford shares the Spur’s winning formula for long-term success

Whether in an aggregates operation or on an NBA basketball court, having a team that is well aligned and focused on the same goals helps build sustainable success. That was the message I heard during R.C. Buford's keynote address during ...

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Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Mar 19, 2013

Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

We looked over the list of AGG1 Academy seminars scheduled for today and found a few that looked especially interesting and informative. If you attend one of these, please let us know what you thought of it.   Wednesday, March 20 7:30 - ...

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Cat announces changes in vice presidents

Feb 19, 2013

Cat announces changes in vice presidents

Caterpillar Inc. (Cat) announced two changes in vice presidents. Tom Bluth, currently Cat vice president for the Earthmoving Division, will become vice president with responsibility for the Mining Products Division, part of Cat's Resource Industries Group responsible for product strategy development, ...

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Editor’s Pick — Cat’s 966K XE wheel loader

Feb 14, 2013

Editor’s Pick — Cat’s 966K XE wheel loader

Caterpillar’s new 966K XE wheel loader will be on display at AGG1. The company says the loader delivers up to a 25-percent fuel efficiency improvement, meeting the needs for both efficiency and sustainability, while simplifying the operator’s interface and operating ...

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New Caterpillar Visitors Center to open October 2012

Oct 15, 2012

New Caterpillar Visitors Center to open October 2012

After an official groundbreaking in September 2010, construction of the new Caterpillar Visitors Center on the Peoria Riverfront began and is now underway.The Center will feature interactive galleries and theaters that celebrate Caterpillar's heritage, while keeping an eye on the ...

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Opening Its Doors

Oct 04, 2012

Opening Its Doors

Through a variety of community relations programs, Silvi Group strives to be an asset to the communities in which it operates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     Nearly 15 years ago, Fairless Hills, Pa.-based Silvi Group Companies began its foray into community engagement by ...

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Cat Water Delivery System launched at MINExpo

Sep 23, 2012

The new Cat Water Delivery System is being launched this week at MINExpo, says Rich Keith, Cat's OEM Solutions product manager. The system is being launched on the 777G, but will eventually be available with the 773G, 775G, and 785D. Keith ...

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