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CAT K Series Small Wheel Loaders Enhanced with Operator Adjustable Control Response for Efficient Work New Linkage for Great Visibility

Cat® K Series Small Wheel Loaders—924K, 930K and 938K, when announced in 2012, reflected a fundamentally different design than that of their H Series predecessors, using a fuel-efficient Cat C6.6 engine, electronically controlled hydrostatic drive system, new operator station and optimized Z-bar loader linkage, which combines aggressive digging power with parallel lift. The K Series […]

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New Dual-Lock Tilt Coupler Available for CAT Mini Hydraulic Excavators

The new Cat® Dual-Lock Tilt (DLT) pin-grabber-type hydraulic coupler, available for 5- and 8-ton Cat mini hydraulic excavators, increases machine versatility with the ability to rotate work tools through a 180-degree arc. The design provides optimum flexibility and efficiency in applications such as finish grading, demolition, ditch cleaning, and landscaping—eliminating the need and expense of […]

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CAT 297D and 297D XHP Feature Innovative Design for Optimum Performance, Control, and Operator Comfort and Convenience

The new Cat® 297D and 297D XHP Multi Terrain Loaders feature a dual suspension undercarriage, completely new modular cab, redesigned vertical lift loader linkage with Cat Intelligent Leveling, larger engines and enhanced performance compared with C Series models. New electronic controls and the new Advanced Display enhance operator efficiency and an available industry-exclusive rearview camera […]

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CAT Skid Steer Standard Security System Helps Recover Stolen Machines

Small and compact machines are susceptible to theft because they’re easy to transport and often hold high resale value. Cygnus Business Media’s 2014 Construction Theft Survey reports that 83 percent of construction equipment owners were victims of theft and 64 percent never recovered the equipment. In fact, one company’s experience with machine theft led to […]

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CAT Tier 4 Technology Committed to Customer Success

Caterpillar equips every Tier 4 Interim/Stage IIIB engine with ACERT™ technology with an ideal combination of electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components, based on engine size, the type of application and the geographic location in which it will work. Applying technologies systematically and strategically optimizes them to meet our customers’ high expectations for productivity, fuel […]

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New CAT E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators Get New High Definition Hydraulic System, New Cab and New Source Facility

The five compact radius Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators—303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2—will all be produced at Caterpillar’s new 850,000 square foot facility in Athens, Georgia, USA and will also use the new High Definition Hydraulic system. The E2 models are designed to carry on the solid performance of their E Series predecessor, […]

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From a 747 to Scrap in Just 4 Days Using CAT Excavators

Ever wonder what happens to old planes when they reach the end of their service lives? Brandon Arnold, owner of Custom Construction & Roofing in Roswell, New Mexico, can tell you—his company has used Cat® equipment to demolish more than 40 planes in the past year. “It just looked cool,” Arnold said, describing how he […]

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CAT M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators Deliver Added Performance, Operator Convenience, Low Costs

When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

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CAT 824K Wheel Dozer Delivers Efficient Productivity with Long Term Durability for Optimum Value

The new Cat® 824K Wheel Dozer builds on the solid performance of predecessor models with engineering refinements in its power train, operator station and structures, and in features that enhance safety, serviceability and machine management. With a net power rating of 405 horsepower (302 kW) and a maximum operating weight of 74,966 pounds (34 004 […]

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Caterpillar Reaches Milestone of 75,000 Wheel Tractor-Scrapers

Caterpillar Inc. employees marked a major milestone today, commemorating the production of 75,000 wheel tractor-scrapers at the Decatur, Illinois facility. The historic machine, an open-bowl, twin-engine 627K, is built to move high volumes of material quickly and economically with optimum fuel efficiency. “Scraper sales have been rebounding steadily in North America since the last downturn,” […]

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CAT Longwall Plow System Helps Set New Low-Seam Coal Production Record

A coal mine located in southern West Virginia (USA) recently set another world record for daily low-seam coal production using a Cat® automated longwall plow system. In a 24-hour period on April 10 and 11, 2014 the Pinnacle Mine longwall produced 35,724 tons (32 411 tonnes) from the Virginia Pocahontas No. 3 Seam, in a […]

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New 990K Wheel Loader Features Increased Productivity, Enhanced Safety and Operator Efficiency, and Easier Service

The new Cat® 990K Wheel Loader offers more power and increased payload for greater productivity and fuel efficiency. The 990K also features a redesigned cab that delivers a superior operator interface and a quiet environment, and several new features promote operator and maintenance technician safety and performance. Designed as an optimum loading tool for Cat […]

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