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Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Brian Ethridge - Sep 17, 2014

Man steals Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment

Police have arrested a man in Beaufort County, N.C., after he allegedly stole a Caterpillar excavator and other construction equipment from his employer. The thief, Herbert Lee Garriss, 46, has been charged with three counts of larceny. Authorities say Garriss stole a Caterpillar excavator, a ...

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PHOTOS: Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators

Amy Materson - Sep 10, 2014

PHOTOS: Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators

Caterpillar has launched two new wheel excavators—the M318F and M320F—which the company says incorporates the best features of predecessor models with improvements based on customer input. The resulting machines provide reliability and durability combined with low operating costs. Both excavators deliver ...

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Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Aug 29, 2014

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Our 2014 Contractor of the Year, Jeremy Hiltz, accepts his award in Las Vegas. Equipment World’s Contractor of the Year program—which  honors the forward thinkers, high achievers and just plain good people in construction—is now open for entries. Each year, the editors of ...

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4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

Tom Jackson - Jul 14, 2014

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

Of all the machines in the earthmoving world bulldozers, particularly large ones, may have the greatest variation when it comes to owning and operating costs. While the initial purchase price of a big dozer is a relatively fixed quantity, everything else ...

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Choosing the Right Machine for Proper Soil Compaction

Contributed - Jul 02, 2014

Choosing the Right Machine for  Proper Soil  Compaction

Experience, type of soil, method specification and available equipment are all part of making this decision. (Editor’s note: This excerpt first appeared in The Cat Paving Products Guide to Soil Compaction. The book is available on Amazon.com and through participating Cat ...

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PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops, water damage, extreme temperatures

Patty Vaughan - Jun 23, 2014

PHOTOS: Cat B15Q smartphone built to resist drops, water damage, extreme temperatures

Caterpillar has introduced a new generation of smartphones that are built to resist damage from drops, water and extreme temperatures. The Cat B15Q is a smartphone that can globally support (4.4) KitKat, the latest version of Android. The B15Q features a faster ...

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Former Transportation Secretary LaHood to serve as Caterpillar consultant

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 05, 2014

Former Transportation Secretary LaHood to serve as Caterpillar consultant

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will serve as a consultant to Caterpillar, Inc., the company announced Thursday. Caterpillar notes that LaHood will “provide advice on policy related matters.” “ will assist Caterpillar in developing corporate strategies focused on identifying solutions to specific ...

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VIDEO: Cat mini excavator travels through $40k-worth china shop, breaks nothing

Wayne Grayson - May 27, 2014

VIDEO: Cat mini excavator travels through $40k-worth china shop, breaks nothing

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For It Trials video centers on one of the most impressive displays of operator skill we’ve seen. In it, Ryan Neal, a ...

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VIDEO: Material handler tries to destroy B15 smartphone

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 12, 2014

VIDEO: Material handler tries to destroy B15 smartphone

Watching this video of Caterpillar’s B15 smartphone put through tests – such as a 35-foot drop – made me feel like I was watching me put my iPhone through daily “tests.” Between my two kids handling my phone and my own, ...

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Caterpillar adds new resources for state, local agencies to GovBidSpec.com

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 14, 2014

Caterpillar adds new resources for state, local agencies to GovBidSpec.com

.Caterpillar has announced that it has added new tools and resources to GovBidSpec.com with a goal of aiding state and local governmental buyers make equipment purchasing decisions. The company added RFP Builder to the site, allowing users to quickly create RFPs ...

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Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 23, 2014

Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Caterpillar spent some time with Better Roads at World of Concrete 2014 talking about the company’s new hydraulic tilting coupler, which is set for release this summer, according to Greg Worley, market development engineer for Cat. A prototype of the still-unnamed ...

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Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick to speak at surface transportation hearing

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 09, 2014

Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick to speak at surface transportation hearing

Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick is among the witnesses scheduled to speak at a hearing on the House’s surface transportation bill next week. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has announced the list of witnesses for its Jan. 14 “Building the ...

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