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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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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Caterpillar reported their third-quarter earnings last week, with a rise in profits by 49 percent. Despite the positive […]

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Caterpillar Equipment: A Century-Long Standard of Excellence

With machines equipped for work in over a dozen industries, Caterpillar is one of the world’s largest and most diverse manufacturers of heavy equipment. However, Caterpillar has not always been an industry giant. Similar to hundreds of other businesses, Caterpillar started small and grew rapidly. Caterpillar’s first pieces of equipment were track-type tractors, a piece […]

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Caterpillar Bulldozers: Power and Performance for Generations

For many decades, Caterpillar track-type tractors have been a standard of excellence in the construction, forestry and mining industries. Throughout their existence, Caterpillar bulldozers have been a source of support, both in war and in peace. In reality, the success of Caterpillar crawler tractors comes from their model range and their innovative design. From the […]

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The American Construction Industry by Rock & Dirt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Explore our Infographic called “The American Construction Industry".  You'll learn the top 10 contractors in 2011 and many more interesting facts about the construction industry. Beginning with the current impact of the construction industry on GDP, jobs, spending, average industry pay, you will find out just how profitable the trucking industry is. And if you are […]

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