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Caterpillar Global Mining Technologies Increase Production and Enhance Safety in Longwall Operations

Caterpillar Global Mining is displaying a range of advanced technologies at Longwall USA, Booth 423. Center stage is a preview of the newest Cat® shearer model, the EL 1000, designed specifically for low- and medium-height seams. Currently in development, the EL 1000 will add depth to the already expansive Caterpillar range and will offer a […]

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Caterpillar Global Mining Forms Alliance with Seeing Machines to Deliver Operator Fatigue Monitoring Technology

Caterpillar Global Mining has entered into an alliance agreement with Seeing Machines Limited to deliver and support operator fatigue monitoring technology through Cat® Dealers. Seeing Machines, headquartered in Canberra, Australia, has developed fatigue monitoring systems using patented eye and head tracking technology to detect operator fatigue and distraction and to alert the mine controller and […]

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CAT Off-Highway Truck Endures Challenging Journey to Reach Coal Mine

Cat® equipment face challenges every day – from harsh environments to challenging job sites. This Cat 775G Off-Highway Truck heading to a mine in Spitsbergen, Norway was put to the test before it ever reached its job site. Cat customer AF Gruppen purchased the machine for coal hauling at its Svea mine. To get to […]

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Cat B15 Smart Phone Launches to Worldwide Acclaim

The Cat® B15 made its European debut at this years’ Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and took center stage at CeBIT in Germany. The impact of the successful launch firmly positioned Cat phones as a force to be reckoned with in the rugged device category. The new Cat B15 has received worldwide acclaim, with media […]

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Whayne Supply Company Celebrates 100 Years

Year-long celebration recognizes company history and sets tone for next 100 years. Whayne Supply Company, one of the nation's oldest and largest Cat® dealerships, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2013.  The Whayne Supply Company centennial commemoration will span throughout 2013 as the company highlights key moments in its history, hosts events for employees and customers, and […]

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Two D6Ns Put to Work Filling Crevasse Holes During 'The Coldest Journey'

It's never just another day at work for the Cat® D6N during the trailblazing winter journey across Antarctica. The D6Ns, nicknamed "Seeker" and "Rover," are pulling an Ice Train over treacherous terrain, encountering crevasse fields and blue ice in the first weeks of the expedition. In the last days of April, expedition members found themselves […]

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Caterpillar Awarded Excellence in Equipment Engineering Awards During Bauma Munich

During bauma Munich 2013, Caterpillar was awarded five Diesel Progress Excellence In Equipment Engineering Awards. Readers of Diesel Progress North America Edition and Diesel Progress International Edition voted for winners in 14 different machine categories. A total of 25,754 individual ballots were cast. Diesel Progress Associate Publisher Mike Brezonick presented the awards at the ZF […]

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Caterpillar Names a 2013 Silver Edison Award Winner

Company recognized for innovative hydraulic hybrid technology, which dramatically increases fuel efficiency for the company’s excavator equipment customers Caterpillar Inc. is bringing home the silver for its first-ever commercialized machine that uses hydraulic hybrid technology. The Cat® 336E H hybrid excavator earned the prize in the Energy/Transportation category at the 26th annual Edison Awards, which […]

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New Cat C Series Knuckleboom Loaders Boast Fuel-Efficient Power Systems and More Lift

The new Cat® C Series knuckleboom loaders from Caterpillar Forest Products feature fuel-efficient power systems, upgraded hydraulics and significantly more lift at full reach than previous models. The line includes the Cat 579C loader, best for big wood, clear cutting and severe delimbing applications, and the Cat 559C loader, ideal for working in pine, pulpwood […]

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New Cat Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs Perfectly Match Cat Hydraulic Excavators for Expanded Materials Handling Tasks

Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today's Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

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MH3049 and MH3059 Material Handlers' Design Focuses on Operator Safety, Structural Strength, Hydraulic Power, Fuel Efficiency, and Serviceability

With an operating weight of 111,000 pounds (50,349 kg), the MH3049 is the first of several new wheeled material handlers that Caterpillar will introduce in the greater-than-25-tons class. Coming immediately behind the MH3049 is the new MH3059 at an operating weight of 130,000 pounds (58,967 kg).  The new Cat material handlers are purpose-built to work […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of the 988 Wheel Loader

The first production 988 articulated-steering wheel loader rolled off the line in 1963. The 5 cubic yard loader was powered by a six-cylinder Cat® D343 diesel. Initially, it was rated at 300 flywheel-horsepower, but this increased to 325 flywheel-horsepower in 1968. At this time, rock bucket capacity also grew to 6 cubic yards. Since the […]

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