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CAT in 3D!

The new Cat GRADE with 3D system for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 track-type tractors is an automated grade control system using GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology to precisely position the machine’s blade, without operator input, from first rough cut to finish grade. For added utility, GRADE with 3D incorporates the Cat AccuGrade Ready Option, which allows use of universal-total-station and laser references for automated control. The new system assists operators of all skill levels achieve specified grades faster and more accurately, compared with conventional methods, while also reducing staking…

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Caterpillar sees red

Caterpillar machines, engines, generator sets and work tools will soon have a new look. The equipment giant is replacing the current “Power Edge” trade dress (Cat trademark on a black background accented with a diagonal red bar) with a fresh new graphic design called “Cat Modern Hex.” The Cat Modern Hex design combines the traditional Cat trademark and product model names with a bold, three-dimensional red hexagon and grille pattern. The red colour is a throwback to the graphics used on the company’s very first crawler tractors in 1925. The…

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CAT on the side

Cat Side Discharge Buckets—designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) on either side of the bucket. A rotating agitator works to keep material flowing to the conveyor. Adjusting conveyor speed and door openings controls the volume of material discharged and the area covered. Features of the Cat Side Discharge Bucket suit this attachment for varied application, including…

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Dozers Latest News 

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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Dumptrucks Latest News 

Mining Truck Milestone

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 227-tonne size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of the 793. “The 793 Mining Truck is the core of Cat surface mining vehicles,” says Jean Savage, Caterpillar vice president. “The 793 has been an integral part of making Caterpillar the leading supplier of surface mining equipment. I thank the assembly team as well as those…

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CAT Announce Additional Rollers

Caterpillar Inc. announces the addition of the new production-class Tandem Vibratory Rollers to the Paving products family. The new models are the CB13, CB15, and CB16. New nomenclature corresponds to the 13-, 15- and 16-ton weight classes they reside in. Furthermore, these models can be equipped with an oscillatory vibration system for excellent application versatility, and offer refinements to the operator controls, water spray system, service access, and lighting packages. Many technological enhancements are provided through the Cat Compaction Control option. Pass-Count and Temperature Mapping systems combine infrared temperature sensors…

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Competition 

Holding out for a Hero

Finning UK & Ireland has launched #MyCatHero, a competition to find the most heroic Cat® equipment and the positive impact it has made on a business or customer.   Sponsored by parts.cat.com/uk – Finning’s eCommercesite for genuine Cat parts – the competition is open to all Finning customers in the UK and Republic of Ireland and will be judged by UK explorer and Cat equipment ambassador, Ranulph Fiennes. There are four prizes available; two winners’ prizes of £1,000 for each business to spend on Cat parts in the parts.cat.com/uk store plus £250 for each entrant to spend on Cat merchandise.  Two runners up will…

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Battery Powered CAT

The Underground Mining group within Caterpillar Inc. has shipped a proof of concept battery electric LHD to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early 2017 at the Caterpillar Peoria Proving Grounds and continues now, moving muck in a Canadian mine. The test machine is a proof of concept for packaging and performance of a lithium based energy storage solution Caterpillar plans to bring to the LHD market. The Cat R1300G proof of concept does not represent a…

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CAT Goes Autonomous in Australia

Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result of the agreement will be the first fleet of Cat autonomous trucks deployed by Rio Tinto. The first few trucks will be retrofitted in mid-2018, and the project will be completed by the end of 2019. Beyond installation and startup, both Caterpillar and the regional Cat…

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Latest News Material Handler 

CAT’s NEW MATERIAL HANDLERS

The new range of Cat® wheel material handlers (MH3022, MH3024, MH3026) maintains the Caterpillar purpose-built philosophy for these machines, while reflecting engineering refinements that tailor them more precisely to specific industrial applications. adidas zx 850 Further improvements for these 2018 models include features that support rapid return-on-investment and enhance overall performance, versatility, and safety. The design of the new material handlers is focused on application efficiency and reduced owning costs. nike air presto adidas pas cher For example, users need not buy a machine with a wide undercarriage if materials…

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