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Caterpillar Rolls Out M Series 980 & New Addition to the CAT Medium Wheel Loaders Line, the 982M

The new 980M and 982M Wheel Loaders have US EPA Tier 4 Final ACERT™ engines equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components.  Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically lets us meet our customers’ high expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, […]

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CAT 725C/730C Articulated Truck Bare-Chassis Models Expand Customer Capability by Accommodating Virtually Any Specialty-Equipment System

The Cat® 725C and 730C articulated truck bare-chassis models combine the proven durability, reliability and superior performance of Cat C Series articulated dump trucks with the capacity to mount specialty equipment, including application-specific bodies (coal and trash, for example), water tanks and spray systems, fuel- and lube-service components, hook-lift systems, container-transport systems, and flat-bed dump […]

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Innovative 3-D Facility Lets CAT Engineers Enter a Virtual World

The Tech Center has been CAT’s engineering hub for over fifty years Mossville, Illinois is a rather unassuming location for one of the most advanced engineering facilities in the country. The Tech Center, located in Peoria County in the town of Mossville, has been Caterpillar’s (CAT) research and development hub for over fifty years. Originally […]

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New CAT D Series Skid Steer Loaders Feature New Cab, Operator Environment and Controls – and Increased Engine Performance

Caterpillar is rolling out four new D Series Skid Steer Loaders and updating two current D Series machines to create the new D Series line featuring a completely redesigned cab with first-in-class features, new lift arm design for improved sight lines, and increased engine performance. The four newest D Series models are replacements for their […]

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CAT 836K Landfill Compactor Designed with Operator Comfort and Safety, Durable Performance, and Serviceability in Mind

The new 562 gross horsepower (419 kW) Cat® 836K landfill compactor has more than 20 years of Caterpillar expertise in this demanding application already built in. Field-proven components with a history of durable reliability, ease of service, and an ergonomic environment that ensures the operator’s health, productivity and safety are all standard features. The 836K […]

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CAT TH514C Telehandler has New Engine, Unmatched Versatility

Powered by a new 101-horsepower (76 kW) Cat® C3.4B engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4-Interim emissions regulations, the Cat TH514C telehandler has an operating weight 24,890 pounds (11,290 kg), a rated load capacity of 11,000 pounds (4,990 kg), and a maximum lift height of 45 feet (13.70m) with stabilizer down. The new telehandler is […]

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CAT Dealer Leaves Lasting Impression on Demolition Company

Over 30 years ago Lee Farms Excavating Inc. of Onarga, Ill. started out on farm site clean-ups. With the support of their Cat® dealer, the company has grown into a successful demolition operation, taking down grain elevators all over the U.S. “Years ago, my dad and I were just farmers who started a small family […]

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Coldest Journey Expedition Changing Course in Antarctica

The Coldest Journey expedition is changing course in Antarctica. The five-man Ice Team and the Cat® D6Ns will now spend the winter at high altitudes in Antarctica, allowing them to focus on advanced scientific work. It will also provide an unprecedented test for the Cat machines, exposing them to what is in essence a gigantic […]

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CAT Off-Highway Truck Endures Challenging Journey to Reach Coal Mine

Cat® equipment face challenges every day – from harsh environments to challenging job sites. This Cat 775G Off-Highway Truck heading to a mine in Spitsbergen, Norway was put to the test before it ever reached its job site. Cat customer AF Gruppen purchased the machine for coal hauling at its Svea mine. To get to […]

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Whayne Supply Company Celebrates 100 Years

Year-long celebration recognizes company history and sets tone for next 100 years. Whayne Supply Company, one of the nation’s oldest and largest Cat® dealerships, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2013.  The Whayne Supply Company centennial commemoration will span throughout 2013 as the company highlights key moments in its history, hosts events for employees and customers, and […]

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Caterpillar Names a 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner

Company recognized for innovative hydraulic hybrid technology, which dramatically increases fuel efficiency for the company’s excavator equipment customers Caterpillar Inc. is bringing home the silver for its first-ever commercialized machine that uses hydraulic hybrid technology. The Cat® 336E H hybrid excavator earned the prize in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, which […]

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New Cat Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs Perfectly Match Cat Hydraulic Excavators for Expanded Materials Handling Tasks

Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today’s Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

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