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

The new Cat® 14M3 motor grader features a host of integrated technology solutions that increase operator efficiency, boost productivity levels and lower owning and operator costs. Building on the solid design of its predecessor model, the 14M3 takes advantage of a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, more powerful telematics […]

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Cat® M Series Medium Wheel Loader 2017 Product Updates Include Advanced Features to Enhance Job Site Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs and Improve Safety

Caterpillar recently announced the 2017 product updates for Cat® M Series medium wheel loaders (950M, 962M, 966M, 972M, 966M XE, 972M XE, 980M, and 982M). Dedicated to responding quickly to customer requirements for optimum machine performance, Caterpillar brings new features and product improvements to market quickly, allowing machine designs to be refined more frequently than […]

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Straight Snow Push (Without Trip) Features Durable Design with Rubber Cutting Edge

A new Straight Snow Push without Trip is now available for Cat® skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, multi terrain loaders, and compact wheel loaders. Designed for moving snow in a range of applications, the new snow push is available in 8-, 10-, and 12-foot widths (2.4-, 3- and 3.6-m) and features a bolt-on rubber […]

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INJECTOR TESTING SHOWS CAT® FILTERS CAN DECREASE COST PER HOUR UP TO 80%

Caterpillar subjected five brands of fuel filters to intense testing simulating real-world conditions. Only the Cat® filter reached the end of the test before fuel injector failure. As injector pressures inside today’s engines increase, maximizing injector life means limiting the size and number of particles that get through the fuel filter. While all fuel filters […]

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Cat® F Series Wheeled Excavators and Wheel Material Handlers Feature Design Enhancements for 2017 Model Year—Including Reduced Fuel Consumption, Increased Work-Tool Versatility, and Advances in Operator Safety and Convenience

The recently released Cat® F Series Wheeled Excavators (M314F, M316F, M318F, M320F and M322F) and Wheel Material Handlers (MH3022 and MH3024) are designed to meet high standards for initial quality, reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, and environmental friendliness. To further enhance overall value for the machine owner, […]

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Caterpillar Announces New, Smaller Underground Truck

Caterpillar is adding the new AD22 Underground Truck to its hard rock mining product line. The 22.0-tonne-payload (24.2-ton-payload) articulated dump truck is the smallest in the Cat® product line, yet it is designed to deliver the productive performance and durability of its proven, larger counterparts. Its small operating envelope and agile characteristics enhance productivity in […]

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Updates Advance Efficiency, Safety and Uptime for the Cat® 992K Wheel Loader, Cat 854K Wheel Dozer receives safety and uptime improvements

Designed to lower fuel costs and increase operating efficiency, the recently updated Cat 992K Wheel Loader features Caterpillar’s Economy Mode operation. With the new On-Demand Throttle arrangement, the 992K automatically manages engine speed, combining the efficiency of a manual throttle with ergonomic throttle lock operation. Caterpillar performance studies have shown the 992K reduces fuel consumption […]

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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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