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The Origin of Motor Graders Produced by Caterpillar Began 110 Years Ago

The origin of Caterpillar's involvement in the motor grader industry can be traced back to 110 years ago. In 1903, Richard Russell and Charles Stockland built their first horse-drawn elevating grader and formed a partnership - the Russell Grader Company- in a little town called Stephen, Minnesota. Richard Russell applied for a patent for this […]

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CAT TH514C Telehandler has New Engine, Unmatched Versatility

Powered by a new 101-horsepower (76 kW) Cat® C3.4B engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4-Interim emissions regulations, the Cat TH514C telehandler has an operating weight 24,890 pounds (11,290 kg), a rated load capacity of 11,000 pounds (4,990 kg), and a maximum lift height of 45 feet (13.70m) with stabilizer down. The new telehandler is […]

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The Los Angeles Aqueduct was Built with the Help of Holt's Caterpillar Tractors

The Los Angeles Aqueduct was constructed during 1908-1913 to transport water via a concrete-lined tunnel from the Owens River to Los Angeles, California. The Caterpillar tractors hauled rock, cement, supplies and other machinery from the railroad to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Loads weighed as much as 50 tons and the machines traveled up to four […]

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CAT Dealer Leaves Lasting Impression on Demolition Company

Over 30 years ago Lee Farms Excavating Inc. of Onarga, Ill. started out on farm site clean-ups. With the support of their Cat® dealer, the company has grown into a successful demolition operation, taking down grain elevators all over the U.S. “Years ago, my dad and I were just farmers who started a small family […]

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Caterpillar Telehandler Versatility

No piece of equipment is perfect for all applications or work conditions. However, Caterpillar has developed a wide specialized product range offering multiple and varied solutions to the present industry. Telehandlers are the machines of choice for a variety of applications thanks to their reach and lift. Forks are simply exchanged for other work tools […]

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CAT 336E H Hybrid Helps Daytona Rise

On July 5th, Cat® machines participated in the groundbreaking of DAYTONA Rising, a historic $400 million redevelopment project at Daytona International Speedway.  The significance for Daytona parent company International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and Caterpillar Inc. is the long-standing 20-year partnership between the two companies. Additionally, the project marks the largest redevelopment ever at ISC’s 54-year-old […]

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Caterpillar Offers Full Line of SATCO Processing and Directional Felling Heads

Caterpillar Forest Products and SATCO Ltd. have signed an agreement that gives Caterpillar the rights to sell and support SATCO harvesting attachments and parts worldwide. Caterpillar is the exclusive distributor everywhere except Australia, New Zealand and Brazil, where SATCO products will be offered both through SATCO's distributors and select CatÒ dealers. Headquartered in New Zealand, […]

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Caterpillar Showcased Complete Arctic Packaging Solutions at the Mioge Show in Moscow, Russia

Caterpillar Global Petroleum showcased its Arctic packaging solutions at the MIOGE show in Moscow, Russia, June 25th – 28th. Caterpillar meets the needs of oil and gas customers operating in Russia with Arctic package enclosures for the complete line of Cat® diesel and gas generator sets which are designed and built locally.  These power modules […]

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Coldest Journey Expedition Changing Course in Antarctica

The Coldest Journey expedition is changing course in Antarctica. The five-man Ice Team and the Cat® D6Ns will now spend the winter at high altitudes in Antarctica, allowing them to focus on advanced scientific work. It will also provide an unprecedented test for the Cat machines, exposing them to what is in essence a gigantic […]

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Caterpillar Generator Set: 60 Years and Still Running

In 1947 grain production was booming in the United States as farmers responded to the post-war food shortages that were plaguing many countries. Out on the Kansas prairie, Ernest Bertrand made plans to build a grain elevator. He needed reliable electric power to construct the facility, and to run it. So he chose a Caterpillar […]

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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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