Tag Archives: Caterpillar

Cat Dealers and Caterpillar Employees Use Articulated Trucks in Rescue Efforts

As the rain continued to fall and catastrophic flooding spread across many areas of Texas, rescue workers continue their work to aid in relief efforts. Right by their side were Cat dealers and Caterpillar employees. Ryan Beasley, Houston District sales manager for Caterpillar Global Construction & Infrastructure, said Cat Articulated Trucks have been critical to […]

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New Electric Drive Cat® 988K XE Wheel Loader Offers Higher Fuel Efficiency and Lower Total Cost of Ownership

Electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader The new Cat® 988K XE is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high-efficiency electric drive system. This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently […]

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Advanced Scalable Technology for the New Cat® MD6310 Rotary Blasthole Drill Improves Drilling Efficiency and Productivity

Building on the solid legacy of the MD6420C, the new Cat® MD6310 blasthole drill offers substantial technology, efficiency and productivity improvements. A key advantage of the machine, Cat Electronics delivers advanced troubleshooting for efficient drill operation and scalable automation. The building blocks include drill assist, semi-autonomous and remote control operation, and machine health reporting to […]

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CAT® EXCAVATOR MAKES APPEARANCE IN NEW MOVIE, “TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT,” DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BAY

A Cat® excavator is next in line to carry on the tradition of Cat equipment appearing on the big screen when it joins the team of hero robots in the highly anticipated film “Transformers: The Last Knight,” directed by Michael Bay opening in theaters today. Audiences will spot the Cat excavator among the vehicles hiding […]

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Caterpillar Introduces Cat® RP12000 E Portable Generators in US and Canada

Caterpillar is expanding the Cat® RP Series portable generators line with the introduction of the RP12000 E. The new generator fills out the top of the series, delivering 12kW of running power and new features to meet the specific needs of the “pro-sumer” – emergency home back-up, DIY enthusiasts and contractors. The RP Series initially […]

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New Command for Loading Remote Control Enhances Safety and Keeps 988K Wheel Loaders Working

Cat® Command for loading enables line-of-sight remote control of Cat 988K Wheel Loaders. The new system reduces the risk of injury and enables production to continue by allowing safe operation of the loader in potentially hazardous environments. Command for loading is available as a retrofit kit for 988K machines in the field. The system features […]

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New Cat® 986K Wheel Loader Delivers Significant Efficiency Increases for Low Cost-Per-Ton Operation

Aggregate Handler configuration boasts a 14-ton (12.7-tonne) payload allowing customers to maximize production in re-handling applications The new Cat® 986K wheel loader features a completely redesigned state-of-the-art cab equipped with STIC™ steer and Cat Production Measurement which brings payload weighing to the cab so operators can work more productively and deliver accurate loads with confidence. […]

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Performance, Fuel Efficiency Top Cat® 953K Track Loader Improvements

Greater productivity, improved implement and steering response, and up to 22 percent better fuel economy are at the top of a long list of improvements on the new Cat® 953K Track Loader. The versatile new crawler loader moves up to 22 percent more material per unit of fuel and also offers updated cab and safety […]

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Cat TH514D Telehandler Features Load-Sensing Hydraulics, Enhanced Operator Comfort/Safety, Expanded Attachments Range

With a 100 horsepower (75 kW) Cat® C3.4B engine, a rated load capacity of 11,021 pounds (4 999 kg), and a maximum lift height of 45.5 feet (13.88 m), the new Cat TH514D telehandler has the power and specifications to handle demanding jobs on any construction site. The Cat TH514D’s updated hydraulic system provides fast, powerful, multi-function […]

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Cat® Command for Dozing Offers Efficient and Safe Remote Operation of D8T Dozer

Cat® Command for dozing, the Cat remote control system for dozers, is now available for the D8T Dozer.  Command for dozing enhances safety and efficiency by enabling an operator to control the dozer nearby using a compact, portable console or a comfortable operator station.  With the addition of video and sound to the system, the […]

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Next Generation Cab Design, Advanced Truck Control Features Drive Comfort and Productivity Gains for the New Cat® 745 Articulated Truck

Offering a 45.2-ton (41-tonne) rated payload capacity, the new Cat® 745 articulated truck features a world-class cab design, completely re-engineered from the inside-out using global operator feedback to advance comfort and ease of operation. The new external “spinal” ROPS structure boasts bonded rear quarter glass that eliminates the structural pillar to give the operator a […]

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New Optional Performance Features for Cat® D8T Dozer Increase Productivity, Deliver Value

Providing legendary power and performance, the Cat® D8T dozer has earned its extensive reputation for delivering unmatched productivity and high resale value. New productivity enhancing options, aimed at saving customers time and money, include a new, larger SU bulldozer blade, Performance Cutting Edges, Extended Life Undercarriage, Powered Bottom Guards and remote control COMMAND for Dozing. […]

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