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Caterpillar Delivers 50,000th Cat® Articulated Truck

In a year of multiple significant milestones for Cat® mining and infrastructure trucks, Caterpillar announces delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck from its Peterlee, U.K. manufacturing facility. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in 1985, Caterpillar has become an industry leader of the articulated truck design. “The articulated truck has been a […]

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New Cat® D8T Dozer Delivers More Productivity, Better Fuel Efficiency, Greater Ease of Operation for Faster Payback

The latest Cat® D8T dozer is designed to move more material in less time, at a lower cost per ton, for a faster return on equipment investment. The bulldozer features an all-new fully automatic transmission, delivering up to 18 percent more productivity without consuming more fuel, as well as unprecedented ease of operation. Added blade […]

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Cat® S2000/S3000 Series Mobile Shears Designed for Cutting Efficiency and Long Service Life

The new Cat® S2000/S3000 Series mobile shears, designed for hydraulic excavators working in scrap and demolition applications, feature optimum force-to-weight ratios that yield faster cycle times and more cuts per hour, compared with predecessor models. Manufactured from alloy steel that has both superior yield- and tensile-strength properties, as well as substantially greater hardness ratings than […]

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Cat® GSH420/GSH520 Grapples Feature Design Refinements for Effectively Handling Bulk Materials

The new Cat® GSH420 and GSH520 orange-peel grapples, replacing the GSH15B Series grapples, are designed for a wide range of applications, including handling shredded scrap, such as long structural beams and car bodies; handling rocks at construction sites; and waste at recycling and transfer stations. The performance and efficiency of the new Cat grapples help […]

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Cat® CW16 Pneumatic Compactor Features Two-Wheel Configuration and Ballast Choices

Designed for use on granular materials and all types of asphalt-mix designs, the new Cat® CW16 pneumatic (rubber-tire) roller is available as a standard nine-wheel model with a 69-inch (1754 mm) compaction width or as an optional 11-wheel model with an 84-inch (2 132 mm) compaction width. The CW16 is designed for efficient performance on […]

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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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