Archive | June, 2012

ProPickup Truck Expo Set to Roll Into Dallas

New expo partners with The Great American Trucking Show to place spotlight on new pickups and accessories at the Dallas Convention Center; major pickup manufacturers commit to exhibit Combined shows will attract more than 500 exhibitors and 50,000-plus attendees Covers Class 1-8 trucks and accessories Attracts heavy contractors, landscape contractors, city/municipality fleets, DOT, road builders […]

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Caterpillar, Westport to Co-develop Natural Gas Engines For Off-road Equipment

Westport Innovations Inc. shares rocketed higher Tuesday after the engine technology developer announced a major partnership deal with Caterpillar Inc. The Vancouver-based company and the global heavy-equipment heavyweight will co-develop technology that can use natural gas to power off-road heavy equipment such as mining trucks and locomotives that typically use diesel. Westport's shares closed up […]

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Komatsu America Corp. Launches PC210LC-10 Excavator

  With a net horsepower of 158 (118 kW), Komatsu’s PC210LC-10 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier IV Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. Built upon a Tier III engine platform, Komatsu has designed a more environmentally-friendly engine that increases power while decreasing fuel consumption, according to the manufacturer. […]

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New Linkage, Overall Refinement Transform CAT 950K

Seldom do we see such fundamental differences in design between a new model and its predecessors as between the new Cat 950K wheel loader and the models it replaces. The jewel in the crown of the 950K’s design, so to speak, is its loader linkage, which allows the new model to competently replace not only […]

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New Program to Offer 'Unprecedented Opportunities'

Larry Rogers, principal of the Career Academy and Technical School (CATS), called Wednesday “a day that we’ll never forget.” CATS became the first high school in North Carolina to partner with Carolina CAT, the state’s supplier of Caterpillar equipment, signing a contract to develop a Heavy Equipment Technology (HET) course to be launched in 2013. […]

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Deere to Expand Manufacturing Capacity for Hydraulic Cylinders

 MOLINE, Ill., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Deere & Company announced today it will invest $47 million to expand manufacturing capacity in its Moline, Illinois cylinder operations, where the company builds a broad range of hydraulic cylinders used in the company's agricultural, construction, and forestry machines sold around the world. "John Deere's continued […]

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Hawthorne CAT Launches New Product Support Solutions Center

To maximize the benefits of Caterpillar’s product enhancements and industry leading technology, Hawthorne CAT’s Product Support Technology Group now offers a state-of –the art center which provides customers a wide array of technological solutions to help maximize productivity, including a complete condition monitoring program. The Product Support Solutions Center (PSSC) is a showcase where Hawthorne […]

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Grade Regulator Bucket by Excavating Solutions, LLC

Excavating Solutions is excited to announce the World’s first true Excavator Machine Control System.  This new system marks the beginning of a fundamental shift in the excavating industry.  This system is designed to operate on any brand, size or age of excavator or backhoe.  It is ideal for digging perfect footers, basements, septic systems, storm […]

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Down to the Wire? The Allied-Gator MT is the Profitable Solution

Uniquely suited to handle hardened steel wire, all types of steel cable, and rebar, the patented MT® Series Multi-Tool™ outfitted with the patented Quick-Change™ Shear Jaw Set is the only shear design that has proven itself to stand up to continual use in these full-time processing applications.  These materials have been notoriously troublesome for recyclers, […]

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Caterpillar Contest - "Your name would look great on our car!"

Your NAME would look great on our car. . . Win and we’ll put it there! A thank you that puts your business on track, literally. In a contest that is sure to get your blood racing, we’re taking our logo off the side of the Jeff Burton Caterpillar No. 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series […]

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