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Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Aug 02, 2011

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Are You a Fan of the Brand? By Mike Anderson What do you do when “your” brand drifts into history? What can you do? Besides the proverbial gnashing of teeth, not much . . . other than accept the reality that such is ...

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Caterpillar settles alleged Clear Air Act violations for $2.55 million

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 01, 2011

Peoria, Ill.-based heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar agreed to pay a $2.25 million penalty – $2.04 million to the United States and $510,000 to the state of California – on July 28 as part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental ...

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Cat exec alleges company demotion to avoid $2 billion in taxes

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 11, 2011

Former Caterpillar executive Daniel J. Schlicksup, a global tax strategy manager for Caterpillar from 2005 to 2008, sued the heavy equipment manufacturer, alleging that he was demoted so the company could avoid $2 billion in taxes from offshore investments. In Schlicksup ...

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Cat investing $70 million to expand Texas hydraulic excavator facility

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 20, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. plans to significantly increase its manufacturing capabilities and capacity for hydraulic excavators that will be produced at a facility now under construction in Victoria, Texas, the company announced on June 20. In August of 2010, Caterpillar announced that it ...

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Cat investing $70 million to expand Texas hydraulic excavator facility

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 20, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. plans to significantly increase its manufacturing capabilities and capacity for hydraulic excavators that will be produced at a facility now under construction in Victoria, Texas, the company announced on June 20. In August of 2010, Caterpillar announced that it ...

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Caterpillar: Symmetrical housing design allows 180-degree rotation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 03, 2011

Caterpillar: Symmetrical housing design allows 180-degree rotation

Caterpillar introduces four E Series Hammer models — H110Es, H115Es, H120Es and H130Es — for use on small and medium excavators and the Cat 450E Backhoe Loader. The hammer series feature a new symmetrical housing design, which allows rotating the ...

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Holt Cat names director of sales

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 09, 2011

Holt Cat names director of sales

Caterpillar equipment and engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas − Holt Cat − has named Michael Grimm as director of sales. Grimm held the position of Fort Worth regional sales manager with Holt Cat prior to ...

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Mike Anderson’s American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Feb 01, 2011

Mike Anderson’s American Iron

‘Tis the Season By Mike Anderson Is there anything prettier than an asphalt paver decorated with a string of Christmas lights? Well, the addition of a “Sold” sign on the side of the hopper wouldn’t be the worst thing for all of ...

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View Caterpillar equipment on mobile phone

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Jan 31, 2011

Caterpillar is making it easier and quicker for customers to access Cat product information from their mobile phones. New mobile websites and applications put rental equipment details, used equipment inventory and new machine specifications at the fingertips of anyone who ...

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Digital Product Extra: Crawler Dozers & Excavators

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 05, 2011

Here's a look a quick look at the crawler dozers and excavators on the market to help you decide on the best equipment for your agency or operation. For the Better Roads Digital Edition special report, go to http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/a/?KEY=betterroads-11-01january#page=41&zoom=1.

Applications and Innovations

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

Applications and Innovations

Quite A BITE Diamond milling teeth making a case By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor Chewing up old asphalt is tough on teeth. Replacing teeth on a milling machine is a time-consuming process, but it’s a job that must be done regularly as milling ...

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Cat: New truck debuts at ConExpo

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Oct 27, 2010

As expected, Caterpillar has announced that it will debut the first model of its full line of Cat Vocational Trucks --the Cat CT660 -- at CONEXPO-CON/AGG on March 22, 2010. The Cat Vocational Day Cab Truck models will offer several engine options, including a ...

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