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Caterpillar and Fortescue Moving Forward with Expansion of Autonomous Truck Fleet in Australia

Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group have reached agreement for the expansion of Cat® Command for Hauling at Fortescue’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. This will include retrofitting approximately 100 Cat 793F and 789D and Komatsu 930E truck models at the Chichester Hub, as well as an expansion of the Cat […]

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Cat® Industrial Brushcutter Designed for Efficient, Sustained Operation

The new Cat® Industrial Brushcutter expands the current range of  Cat brushcutters and is engineered for applications that involve removing or controlling large amounts of brush, small trees, and dense vegetation—such as land clearing, right-of way maintenance, and site prep. The new attachment is designed for use with skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, Cat […]

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Caterpillar To Offer Dual Fuel Retrofit Kit for 785C Mining Truck

Caterpillar will offer its dynamic gas blending retrofit kit for the Cat® 785C Mining Truck. Cat Dynamic Gas Blending™ (DGB) technology allows engines to run on both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG). DGB lowers fuel cost while maintaining diesel power and transient performance. “We’ve recently completed validation of the retrofit kit on the 785C […]

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Reduced Weight Cat® 303E CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator Simplifies Transport While Maintaining Performance

The Cat® 303E CR mini hydraulic excavator has been reduced in weight to accommodate customers who require a maximum 10,000-lb (4 536-kg) transport weight—yet performance of the lighter excavator has not been compromised when compared to the current model. In most states a loaded trailer of more than 10,000 lb (4 536 kg) requires the […]

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Caterpillar, Kennametal Announce Cutting Tool Technology Partnership

Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Kennametal Inc. to provide Caterpillar customers globally with special order rotors and diamond and carbide earth cutting tools for mixing and road milling applications. “This partnership provides our customers, via our Cat® dealer network, access to world class machines, a full line […]

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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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