Carolina CAT


Amid Challenges, N.C Freeway Interchange Remains on Schedule

It is now been almost nine years since contractors first began to transform the interchange at I-40 and I-77 in Statesville, N.C., 40 mi. north of Charlotte. With only an expected year-and-a-half left before the two-phased freeway project is finished, crews from two different construction companies have made quite a few upgrades to each interstate as well as several streets and roads feeding to them and the interchange....


Tolls Optional Once Blythe Construction Wraps Up $346M Project

Crews on a $346 million North Carolina express lane project are on the cusp of a milestone. They're about to shift traffic to the former median, which will allow them to begin work on new outside lanes in each direction....


Carolina Cat Celebrates 200th Cat Certified Rebuild with Asphalt Paving Company of Greensboro

Since Caterpillar introduced the Cat certified rebuild program back in 1985, Carolina Cat has proudly participated in offering this service to its customers. Since Caterpillar introduced the Cat certified rebuild program back in 1985, Carolina Cat has proudly participated in offering this service to its customers....


Greensboro Urban Loop Enters Home Stretch

The final section — the Northern Loop — of the North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Greensboro Urban Loop is being constructed by E.S. Wagner/Smith-Rowe, joint venture....


Celebrating 40 Years at Carolina Cat

Pac-Man. Rubik's Cube. Post-it notes. What do all these things have in common? This year marks 40 years since their debut into the market. But at Carolina Cat, there are two other names that can be added to that list — John Hood and Greg Bradley....


Carolina Cat Teams with Charlotte Brewery to Distribute Hand Sanitizer

Due to the viral nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hand sanitizer, masks, safety glasses/goggles and gloves, have seen a dramatic increase in need and often are all but impossible to find....


Black Rock Values Bond With Lippmann, Caterpillar

The technical term for the work that Black Rock Crushing conducts at its expansive Ramseur, N.C., processing plant is called "un-bonding," and according to general manager and co-founder John Mason, Black Rock wouldn't be nearly as effective at what they do without the tight bond the company has formed with equipment partners Caterpillar and Lippmann....


RAM Pavement Lauds Performance, Service of Weiler/Cat

Back in 2004, RAM Pavement founder and president Rob Miller gambled big with his career on the line and no clear idea whether his risky play would lead to future success in the paving industry. At that time, Miller was working for a company beset by financial management problems, and as an unhappy employee he reached the point where he issued an proclamation to his fellow coworkers in North Carolina....


Yates Prefers Using GOMACO for Charting Smoother Path

The city of Greensboro is currently in the midst of executing an ambitious plan to construct a circular walkway around North Carolina's third-most populous municipality that pedestrians can use with ease....


Women In Construction: Carolina Cat's Chelsea Parker

By working at Carolina Cat as a territory sales representative, Chelsea Parker has had the professional good fortune of not having to stray too far from her home base of Swannanoa, N.C. The small western community with a population of roughly 5,000 residents is part of the greater Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which just so happens to be the territory that Parker covers for the Caterpillar equipment dealer....






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