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Wearable device helps operators manage fatigue

July 24, 2017 On-Site Magazine

We wear fitness bands to track our workouts, count our steps and tell us how much we sleep. But in the working world, measuring sleep quantity and quality can be used to save lives. Cat Connect is giving customers an easy

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Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar strategic alliance launches

June 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

VANCOUVER, BC and PEORIA, IL – Ritchie Bros. and Caterpillar Inc. have formed a strategic alliance, originally announced in 2016, following the Ritchie Bros. acquisition of IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for heavy equipment and other durable assets. Under the alliance, Ritchie Bros.

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Caterpillar chairman and CEO elects to retire in 2017

October 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

After more than 41 years with Caterpillar Inc., chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman has elected to retire, effective March 31, 2017. According to a company press release: “During his time as chairman and CEO, Oberhelman has reinvigorated the company’s focus

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Cat 299D2 offers customization for operators

October 19, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

  The Cat 299D2 compact track loader builds on the engineering advances of its D Series predecessors. Now standard on this model is the Caterpillar heads-up Advanced Display and engine-compartment sealing system for enhanced airflow debris control. In addition to

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Cat 14M3 motor grader bigger and better than predecessor

July 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Cat 14M3 motor grader builds on the solid design of predecessor models with a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, advanced electro-hydraulic steering, more powerful telematics, and added operator-safety/convenience features. An easily maintained drawbar-circle-moldboard assembly

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Schwing Concrete Pump

March 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Schwing SP 500 stationary concrete pump is now equipped with a Tier IV compliant Caterpillar diesel engine. The CAT® C3.4B diesel is rated at 74.5 hp while providing durability and fuel efficiency. The SP 500 is a versatile machine

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Cat Financial revenues, profits down in 2015

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cat Financial reported revenues of $2.67 billion for 2015, a decrease of $212 million, or 7 percent, compared with 2014, according a recent company release. Profit after tax was $460 million, a $75 million, or 14 percent, decrease from 2014. The decrease in revenues was

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Cat Track Rock Drill

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Cat MD5075C Track rock drill replaces the MD5075 and is capable of drilling holes of 3 to 4.5 inches (76 to 114.3 mm) in diameter to a depth of 102.5 ft (31 m). The fuel efficient 300-hp (224-kW) C9