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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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Caterpillar and Rio Tinto to Retrofit Cat® Trucks for Autonomous Operation at Marandoo Mine in Australia

Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat® 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result of the agreement will be the first fleet of Cat autonomous […]

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Caterpillar Extends Full-Machine Warranty to 24 Months for Compact Equipment

Caterpillar has extended its machine standard warranty to 24 months or 2,000 hours for skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders and mini excavators sold in the U.S. and Canada by authorized Cat® dealers. Starting January 1, 2018, the enhanced warranty terms apply to new machine purchases. “Our mission is to help customers succeed,” said […]

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CATERPILLAR GROWS SERVICE AND REPAIR CHOICES, INCLUDING THE LAUNCH OF YELLOWMARK™ PARTS

In August of this year, Caterpillar communicated a new corporate strategy to its global dealer network – a strategy led and defined by a new purpose statement, “Our solutions help our customers build a better world.” Through partnerships with Cat® dealers and investment in digital-enabled solutions and services for the aftermarket, Caterpillar is one step closer […]

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APPLICATION-SPECIFIC DESIGN FOR NEW CAT® WHEEL MATERIAL HANDLERS

The new range of Cat® wheel material handlers (MH3022, MH3024, MH3026) maintains the Caterpillar purpose-built philosophy for these machines, while reflecting engineering refinements that tailor them more precisely to specific industrial applications. Further improvements for these 2018 models include features that support rapid return-on-investment and enhance overall performance, versatility, and safety. The design of the new […]

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