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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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Caterpillar Adds New B-Series Utility Compactors to the Paving Products Machine Family

Customers expect Cat® Paving Products to continually raise the bar in performance, productivity, comfort, safety and serviceability. The company has met those expectations with the new B-series line of Utility Compactors. The new CB22B, CB24B, CB24B XT, CB32B, CB34B, CB34B XW, CC24B and CC34B feature key enhancements that will help contractors achieve compaction more efficiently […]

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The Making of Caterpillar's Built For It Trials - "Gravity" Video

Find out some of the interesting facts from the making of the “Gravity” video: Before filming the action, a few in the production crew were skeptical about whether or not the B15 smartphones would survive the punishment they were about to endure. All of the phones were operational and intact after the grueling challenge ended. […]

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CAT B15 Smartphone Put to the Test During Built For It Trials

Would you be worried about dropping your phone if you had a CAT smartphone? Probably not! Check out this video of a CAT B15 smartphone plummeting from 35 feet into a deep pool of water after being dropped by a CAT MH3049 Material Hanlder. The operator rescues the B15 from the water (it still works […]

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New CAT D9T Dozers Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

The Cat® D9T Dozer—with a proven reputation for reliability and long-term durability in the most severe applications—has new features that enhance performance, productivity, operator convenience and safety, and serviceability. The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 […]

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JENGA Game Played with CAT Equipment

It's the largest board game ever played with CAT Equipment! During the Caterpillar Built For It Trials, "Stack" pits five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood blocks! Excavators and Telehandlers are used to remove and reposition a stack of 27 JENGA blocks one at a time without toppling the structure.   Source: […]

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New Cat 311F RR Excavator Is More Fuel Efficient & Improves Performance

As an machine that was developed to cut costs while successfully handling numerous heavy jobs, the Cat 311F RR Excavator is powered by a 70 net horsepower C3.4B engine that delivers robust performance while meeting all EPA standards. Size, Material, and Efficiency The excavator features a counterweight of 5,400 pounds, so the machine is stable […]

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Cat's 336F H Hybrid Transitioning To Tier 4 Final Engine

Once it is outfitted with the EPA-certified Tier 4 Final Cat C9.3 ACERT engine, the already-powerful Cat 336F H excavator will feature maximized performance alongside greater fuel and energy efficiency. Featuring a 30-percent reduction in fuel consumption over standard 336 models, the 336F H Hybrid helps minimize recurring fuel costs. Powerful and Environmentally Friendly The […]

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New CAT D10T2 Dozer Offers Increased Fuel Efficiency, Great Reliability & Durability, & Enhanced Serviceability and Safety

The new Cat® D10T2 Dozer builds on the proven D10T with refinements to its power train, automated controls and structures. The result is high productivity with superior fuel efficiency, reliable operation with long-lived structures, and enhanced access for service technicians and operators. The D10T2 uses the latest load sensing hydraulics technology combined with Cat advanced […]

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Caterpillar is Built For It at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 Caterpillar will present its unmatched lineup of machines, technology and services designed with the primary goal of helping customers succeed. The Caterpillar organization and Cat® products are BUILT FOR IT—built to work for contractors of all types, aggregates miners, construction materials suppliers and specialty trades. Four Caterpillar exhibit areas totaling about 60,000 square […]

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