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NEW CAT 814K

Today’s new Cat 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralised service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged structure designed to achieve multiple life cycles under the toughest operating conditions, the 814K delivers high production operation in applications like utility work at mines, heavy civil construction backfilling and grading work, and ground preparation and sub-base work on airport and commercial projects. The wheel dozer’s upgraded cab design makes the operator’s workspace…

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Cat dozer gets automatic box

The new Cat® D6T Dozer features a new, fully automatic transmission to optimize performance and achieve fuel savings of up to 20 percent in heavy work and as much as 30 percent in light work and finish grading applications. The fully automatic bulldozer is easier to operate – just set the desired ground speed and the four-speed transmission will set the powertrain for optimum efficiency. Availability of the full range of Cat Connect GRADE for Dozers technologies enables equipping the D6T for the application. Cat GRADE with Slope Assist is…

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Win a Liebherr Dozer Model

Regular readers of Diggers and Dozers might recall that we recently featured the new Liebherr PR 776 Litronic dozer prior to its launch at the Bauma show that is currently taking place in Munich. Well, we have just got back from seeing the machine in the flesh and we have returned clutching a scale model of this awesome piece of kit. And, as our mantle is already filled, we have decided to give the model away to a person that can answer the following question: In cubic metres, what is…

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Cat puts technology front and centre

Caterpillar and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, will exhibit a suite of technologies, services and equipment at bauma 2016 under the theme “Built for It.” In display space totalling more than 8200 square metres, the company will showcase safety, productivity and equipment management solutions, as well as more than 60 Cat® products, a large selection of work tools and a full complement of dealer-delivered support services—all designed to make customers more successful. Cat innovation and dealer expertise will feature prominently in the main indoor exhibit in Hall B6. The…

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Caterpillar goes hip hop

Step aside Kanye West, Jay Z, 50 Cent and Eminem – There’s a new rap force in town and it’s, erm, Caterpillar. The company has harnessed hip hop in a new video extolling the virtues of the D6N dozer and – thanks to a fine display of “dad dancing” the result is every bit as weird as it is entertaining. Word!

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Start them young

There is a widely-held belief that if you can engage with and inspire children while they are young, you can help shape their future career path. If that’s the case, then this scaled-down Caterpillar dozer from Kid Trax Toys might just be the greatest contribution to the plant and mobile equipment industry since the hard hat and the seat belt. I just wish they did a slightly larger version; maybe then clearing my garden might be a bit more fun!

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