Tag Archives: Caterpillar

Cat® 794 AC Mining Truck Proves Performance

Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs—a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating hours and power train design that has racked up three million hours. The truck design focuses on class leading […]

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Caterpillar Offers Object Detection Systems for All Brands of Mobile Surface Mining Equipment

Caterpillar announces availability of Cat® MineStar™ Detect Object Detection systems for additional Cat machines and virtually all brands of mobile surface mining equipment. Previously unsupported Cat machines as well as other brands of machines can now be equipped with the cameras, radars and in-cab displays that deliver increased site awareness to mobile equipment operators. Object […]

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Caterpillar Enters Home and Outdoor Power Market

Caterpillar is entering the home and outdoor power market with the introduction of portable generators — the Cat® RP Series. The new generators are designed to provide reliable backup or recreational power to residential users and portable power to professional contractors who need to power tools and lights on the job. The initial models of […]

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Caterpillar Sponsors Hackathon to Create Innovative Solutions for Boosting Mining Equipment Operator Performance

Software developers, data scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs will convene in San Francisco from September 23-25, 2016 for a 54-hour hackathon sponsored by Caterpillar and Unearthed, an Australia-based open innovation organization for the global resources sector. The hackathon format brings together creative problem solvers and industry experts who work in teams under intense time pressure to […]

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Cat® Tilt Buckets Handle Angled -Surface and Precision- Grading Tasks

A new line of Cat® tilt buckets is available for Cat crawler-excavator models 311-325 and for wheel excavator models M314–M322. The new buckets, available in both pin-on and coupler configurations, hydraulically tilt 45 degrees from vertical, right and left, to provide added capability when working on angled surfaces or performing precise grading. The buckets install […]

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Caterpillar to Design and Manufacture Full Line of Mini Excavators as Alliance with Wacker Neuson is Phased Out

Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to Caterpillar facilities beginning in 2018 as a successful, six-year strategic alliance with Wacker Neuson is phased out. Caterpillar will focus on growing its global mini excavator business as it leverages existing facilities and design teams to deliver cost effective and efficient new machines […]

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New M Series Medium Wheel Loaders Feature Added Power, Greater Fuel Efficiency, Drive-Train Refinement, Operator Comfort and Safety Enhancements

The new Cat® M Series medium wheel loaders—950M, 962M, 966M and 972M meet U.S. EPA Tier 3/ EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.  These new loaders apply proven technologies systematically and strategically to meet your high expectations for reliability, productivity, fuel efficiency, and long service life. The new M Series medium wheel loaders are more […]

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Caterpillar Introduces the PM620 and PM622 Cold Planers

Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the PM620 and PM622 Cold Planers. The machines are high-production, highly maneuverable half-lane milling machine that perform controlled full-depth removal of asphalt and concrete pavements in a single pass. Operating weight for the PM620 is approximately 33 330 kg (73,260 lb) and the PM622 is approximately […]

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New Cat® 14M3 Motor Grader Has Larger Engine, Increased Fuel Efficiency, and Enhanced Features for Performance, Durability, and Safety

The new Cat® 14M3 motor grader builds on the solid design of predecessor models with a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, advanced electro-hydraulic steering, more powerful telematics, and added operator-safety/convenience features. An easily maintained drawbar-circle-moldboard assembly is designed for productive performance in a range of applications, and long-term durability […]

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Cat® 816K Landfill Compactor Designed for Optimum Compaction Performance, Low-Cost Operation, and Multiple-Life Service

The new Cat® 816K landfill compactor builds on the established performance, durability, and reliability that the model 816 has demonstrated since 1972. The new K Series model, designed with heavy-duty main structures that support multiple life cycles, features a fuel-efficient Cat C7.1 ACERT™ engine, single-lever steering, pressurized cab, and wheel/tip options that provide extended service […]

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New Generation Cat® Mobile Shears for Large Excavators Speed Primary Demolition and Scrap Processing

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 S340B, S365C, and S385C. Built with added strength and jaw protection features, the new models can be boom or stick […]

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Cat® GSH425/525 Grapples Feature New Tine Design for Easier Loading and Durability Enhancements for Long-Term Service

The new Cat® GSH425 and GSH525 orange peel grapples are designed with horizontal cylinders, creating a profile that allows for greater material penetration and more efficient bulk-material handling. The design enhances the strength, reliability, and durability of the new grapples, which are available in both four-tine and five-tine shell configurations, in either closed or semi-closed […]

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