Caterpillar News, Videos, and Information

Caterpillar Inc. has been manufacturing equipment for over 85 years, and is considered the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. The Cat construction equipment line includes: Skid Steer Loaders, Compact Track & Multi Terrain Loaders, Backhoe Loaders, Hydraulic Excavators, Track-Type Tractors, Wheel Loaders, and Telehandlers. You can find more about Caterpillar, the equipment they sell, and their dealers right here.



Cat 657 Wheel Tractor-Scraper Increases Productivity, Delivers Low-Cost Earthmoving

Featuring the twin-power design to boost cycle times, the Cat 657 wheel tractor-scraper (WTS) elevates productivity and operating efficiency to deliver low-cost earthmoving. A 7 percent increase in fuel efficiency over the 657G WTS means more material moved per unit of fuel burned, and improved onboard payload estimating accuracy helps optimize productivity....


Improved Performance, Increased Power, Lower Operating Costs Hallmarks of Cat 317 and 317 GC Next Gen Excavators

The Cat 317 and 317 GC 17-ton class Next Gen excavators boast improved machine performance, increased efficiencies and lower owning and operating costs than previous models. Offering more power and performance, the new 317 excavator features multiple standard Cat technologies to boost operating efficiencies by up to 45 percent....


Goodfellow Bros. Receives First Caterpillar Electric Drive Dozer

Goodfellow Bros. is the proud recipient of one of three commemorative Cat D6 XE dozers — a special edition high-drive electric drive dozer built specifically to celebrate Caterpillar's production of 175,000 medium high-drive dozers....


ioneer Enters Partnership With Cashman Cat for Heavy Equipment Project in Nevada

ioneer Ltd has signed a partnership with Caterpillar Inc. as its exclusive heavy equipment partner for the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Nevada. The equipment and services supplied by Caterpillar during the first five years of operation are valued at approximately $100 million....


Caterpillar Inc. Funds Initiative at South Dakota Mines

Caterpillar is sponsoring a new partnership with South Dakota Mines that explores technologies such as autonomous robotic mining; software used to manage mining and construction operations; and new equipment that increases efficiency and safety....


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....


Next Generation Cat 352 Offers Contractors Up to 45 Percent More Operating Efficiency

The Next Generation Cat 352 hydraulic excavator with variable gauge undercarriage offers contractors up to 45 percent more operating efficiency, up to 10 percent more fuel efficiency, and up to 15 percent less maintenance costs compared to the model it replaces, the 352F, according to the manufacturer....


Next Generation Cat 349 Excavator Delivers Increased Efficiency, Lower Operating Costs

The Next Generation Cat 349 excavator offers contractors up to 45 percent more operating efficiency, up to 10 percent more fuel efficiency, and up to 15 percent less maintenance costs compared to the model it replaces, the 349F, according to the manufacturer....


Hawthorne Cat Opens New Retail Showroom in Escondido, Calif.

Hawthorne Cat, the Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific Region, announced the opening of its new retail showroom in Escondido, Calif. The Hawthorne Escondido branch recently was remodeled with the addition of a new showroom and service capabilities....


Caterpillar to Deliver, Support Guardian 2 Fatigue, Distraction Monitoring System

Caterpillar has entered into an agreement with Seeing Machines Pty Ltd to deliver and support light vehicle and on-highway driver fatigue and distraction monitoring technology through Cat dealers. Seeing Machines' Guardian 2 system is an advanced, non-intrusive system that senses operator movements and analyzes them for symptoms of fatigue or distraction in light vehicle applications....








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