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Caterpillar, or simply “Cat” as millions of construction professionals around the world call the iconic equipment manufacturer, was formed through a merger of Holt Manufacturing Company and C.L. Best Tractor Company in 1925. Through the years, Caterpillar construction equipment has played a significant role in the history of the United States, particularly in aiding Allied military efforts in two world wars.

An Ongoing Tradition of Excellence

Today, Caterpillar manufacturers its distinctive yellow and black iron in 110 facilities around the world, with 51 of those plants based in the United States. Its headquarters is in Peoria, Illinois, where it has been since 1910, when — before the company name, Caterpillar, spawned — Benjamin Holt opened a facility and incorporated it as “Holt Caterpillar Company.” The Caterpillar construction equipment line now consists of more than 300 machines for all types of construction and industrial applications.

Finding the Right Machine Can Be a Challenge

Even with all these facilities and products, it can be challenging to locate the exact new and used Caterpillar construction equipment you’re looking for. Cat machines are noted for their wide range of innovative features, so finding the one that is right for you often requires a bit of assistance. Construction Equipment Guide (CEG) has made it easy to pinpoint your heavy equipment search.

Your One-Stop Source for Cat Construction Equipment for Sale

Whether you’re looking for top-quality Cat used equipment for sale you can count on or prefer a brand-new machine, Construction Equipment Guide to have the latest listings of new and used Caterpillar's for sale. We work with dealers and independent sellers from all over the world to offer our readers a wide selection of the high quality construction equipment for sale they are looking for and have come to expect from Construction Equipment Guide.

We’ve Helped Thousands of Buyers Locate the Right Cat Machine

Over the years we have been associated with the sale of thousands of pieces of heavy-duty construction equipment and machinery including Caterpillar Crawler Dozers, Caterpillar Excavators, Caterpillar Wheel Loaders, Caterpillar Trucks (Off-Highway), Caterpillar Compaction Equipment and more. We are your source for Caterpillar Construction Equipment.

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Some construction industry websites merely provide access to a heavy equipment database, while others only offer construction industry news and information. Construction Equipment Guide is the only website serving the North American construction equipment market that includes a substantial database for locating Cat equipment, as well as relevant news and editorial content pertaining to the construction industry.

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Cat M Series Compact Wheel Loaders Deliver Performance, Versatility

The Cat M Series compact wheel loaders — 906M, 907M and 908M — feature Caterpillar's Optimized Z-bar loader linkage, which combines aggressive digging power with parallel lift....

New C Series Articulated Trucks Increase Profit Potential

The Cat 735C, 740C EJ and 745C articulated trucks build on the performance, reliability and durability of their B Series predecessors with significant new features....

Refined D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Models Deliver Reduced Emissions and New Production-Enhancing Features

The new Cat D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Track Type Tractors have a refined design that includes engines meeting U....

Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill Performs in Tough Applications

Even in granite-like conditions the new Cat MD5150C top hammer drill is out-performing down-the-hole rigs with its higher productivity and much lower fuel consumption — while achieving comparable hole straightness, according to the manufacturer....

Cat 313F L GC Excavator Is Built for the Bottom Line

The Cat 313F L GC hydraulic excavator is designed for the user whose bottom line depends on reliable performance at a low cost per hour....

Peoria Museum Offers Look at Engineering

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Caterpillar to Move Jobs from Joliet, IL, to Mexico

The Herald News is reporting that Caterpillar RM500B Rotary Mixer Combines Ease of Use, Superior Performance

The RM500B combines ease of use, superior performance and high reliability to achieve the most demanding job specifications in both full-depth reclamation and soil stabilization applications....

Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill Proves Performance in Tough Applications

Even in granite-like conditions the new Cat MD5150C Top Hammer Drill is out-performing

down-the-hole rigs with its higher productivity and much lower fuel consumption—while achieving comparable hole straightness, according to the company....

Cat AP600F, AP655F Pavers Feature Increased Technology, Quick-Heating Screed

Intuitive, accessible technology and a quick-heating screed system that increases production while reducing crew idle time are key features of the Cat AP600F and AP655F pavers....