Cat to Exhibit at All-Virtual Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time ever, Caterpillar Inc. will showcase its mining offerings at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). But it won’t be trucks, dozers and mining shovels that take center stage. It will be the mining technologies that are helping Caterpillar customers take the productivity and safety of their operations to unprecedented levels.

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Cat D9 Dozer Lowers Owning and Operating Costs

The new Cat D9 Dozer replaces the D9T model and offers customizable configurations to meet application needs around the world. Built on a legacy of longevity and proven reliability in the field, the new Cat D9 lowers overall costs per unit of material moved by up to 3%. Efficiencies gained through a new torque converter with stator clutch reduce fuel…

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Cat Sales and Revenues Plunge 31%

Caterpillar Inc. announced second-quarter 2020 sales and revenues of $10.0 billion, a 31% decrease compared with $14.4 billion in the second quarter of 2019. The decline was due to lower sales volume driven by lower end-user demand and the impact from changes in dealer inventories. Dealers decreased machine and engine inventories about $1.4 billion during the second quarter of 2020,…

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Caterpillar Expands Remote Control and Semi-Autonomous Offerings

Drawing on more than 30 years of equipment autonomy experience, Caterpillar is expanding Cat Command to a broader range of construction machines. Cat Command is now launching a line of remote control and semi-autonomous technologies, ranging from operator-assisted compaction to remote-control loading, dozing and excavating operations.

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AED Foundation Releases Report on Industry Technician Shortage

The AED Foundation released its latest report compiled by the College of William & Mary entitled “The Equipment Industry Technician Shortage: Reassessing Causes, Impacts and Policy Recommendation” at last week’s ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas. Highlights of the report include: The need to fill up to 73,500 heavy equipment technicians over the next five years. The equipment industry has a job opening…

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Caterpillar Features New Equipment, Advanced Technologies, Services

Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar experience at ConExpo-Con/Agg, March 10-14 in Las Vegas, includes a mix of static displays, equipment demonstration area, and new services/technologies under the theme of “Your Work Matters.” The 60,000-sq.-ft. (5,574-sq.-meter) exhibit in the show’s new outdoor Festival Grounds includes Operator’s Stadium, where the finals of the Global Operator Challenge and…

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Top Manufacturer News for 2019

As 2020 kicks off, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) took a look back at some of the most notable manufacturer news headlines from the past 12 months. Deere Appoints New CEO – In August, Deere & Co. announced John May would lead the tractor-making giant through a difficult agricultural environment, with outgoing Chief Executive Officer Samuel Allen to stay in his…

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