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Caterpillar Produces 1000th 797 Ultra-Class Truck

Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat® 797 Mining Truck. With 400 tons (363 tonnes) payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical-drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only mining truck in the size class to reach the 1,000 milestone. The first 797 placed […]

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Cat® B-Prefix Hammers feature low owning and operating costs, versatility, ease of use

Cat® B-Prefix hydraulic hammers, available in B4(s) and B6(s) silenced and B4 and B6 non-silenced versions, are designed for “plug-and-play” operation with a range of compact equipment—while delivering optimum life-cycle value. The new hammers are suited for skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, mini hydraulic excavators (3- to 8-ton operating weights), and backhoe […]

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The new Cat® 814K Wheel Dozer delivers operating comfort, efficiency and serviceability advancements

Today’s new Cat® 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged structure designed to achieve multiple life cycles under the toughest operating conditions, the 814K delivers high production operation […]

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Foley Equipment Celebrates New Colby Facility

Foley Equipment, the Caterpillar dealer for Kansas and northwest Missouri, is celebrating the grand opening of their new facility in Colby, Kan. The company’s location on Horton road represents a significant investment in the community as Foley Equipment strengthens its roots in northwest Kansas. “We are pleased with the growth of our business in the […]

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Caterpillar Produces 5000th 793 Mining Truck

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat® 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 250-ton (227-tonne) size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of the 793. “The 793 Mining Truck is the core of […]

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Caterpillar launches Cat® 548 and 548 LL Forest Machines

Caterpillar announces the launch of two new Cat® Forest Machine models, the 548 and the 548 LL. These machine platforms increase profitability for loggers by maximizing efficiency, increasing production, and reducing owning and operating costs. The Cat 548 and 548 LL and other 500 series Forest Machine models meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emission […]

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Updated Cat® PL61 Pipelayer Offers Performance, Safety Features, Easy Maintenance and Transport

Part of a full line of purpose-built Cat® pipe layers, the updated PL61 delivers 40,000 lb (18 145 kg) of maximum load capacity. The new model retains its familiar comfort and easy maintenance features, with updates for added safety and performance. Easy 128-inch (3240 mm) transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat […]

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Design Refinements for New Cat® Articulated Trucks Address Operator Safety and Convenience, Enhanced Control, and Powertrain Advances

Three new Cat® articulated trucks—730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735—have been extensively redesigned, enhancing the field-proven features and performance of their C-Series predecessors (730C2, 730C2 EJ, and 735C) with new operator stations—including innovative new controls, transmission-protection features, new hoist-assist system, advanced traction control system, new stability-assist system, and a fuel saving ECO operating mode. In […]

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New Cat® 24 Motor Grader improves performance, lowers costs and advances safe operation

Building on the strong heritage of the M Series Motor Graders, the new Cat® 24 Motor Grader delivers high performance construction and maintenance of mine roads to improve mining truck efficiency. The 24 Motor Grader is equipped with a 7.3-m (24-ft) wide moldboard and is application matched for medium to large mines running trucks over […]

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Caterpillar Adds New Production-Class Tandem Vibratory Rollers to the Paving Machine Family

Caterpillar Inc. announces the addition of the new production-class Tandem Vibratory Rollers to the Paving products family. The new models are the CB13, CB15, and CB16. New nomenclature corresponds to the 13-, 15- and 16-ton weight classes they reside in. Furthermore, these models can be equipped with an oscillatory vibration system for excellent application versatility, […]

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Caterpillar Releases New Utility Compactors with Simplicity in Mind

Customers expect Cat® Paving products to offer machines and services to help them become more efficient and profitable. These new models do just that by making them easy to operate, simple to transport, and quick to service. The new CB1.7 and CB1.8 utilize a weight based nomenclature that signifies its standard operating weight in metric […]

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Caterpillar and Minetec Announce Agreement to Develop Underground Hard Rock Mining Technology

Caterpillar and Minetec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Codan Limited, announce an agreement for the development and delivery of technologies targeting underground hard rock mining challenges. The collaborative work will deliver best-in-class site solutions for mining customers. The integrated solutions will be offered as part of Cat® MineStar™. Caterpillar expects the integrated solutions to focus […]

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