Deere Celebrates 50 Years of Backhoe Loaders

John Deere is celebrating 50 years of backhoe loaders, a history of innovation and excellence that first started with the introduction of the JD310 model in 1971. Today, the 310L, the latest generation of the original model, remains a cornerstone within the John Deere backhoe lineup as a result of the continuous improvement to the design and efficient performance.

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Caterpillar, Argonne Project Focuses on Heavy-Duty Engine Design

Heavy-duty diesel engines still power most large vehicles used in the construction, mining and transportation industries in the United States. Engineers are working to improve the fuel efficiency of these engines while minimizing pollution to reduce energy consumption and ensure the sustainability of these industries in the future.

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Cat Sales, Revenue Up in First Quarter

Caterpillar reported first quarter 2021 sales and revenues of $11.887 billion compared with $10.635 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a 11.8% increase. The company’s Construction Industries Division posted total sales of $5.459 billion in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of $1.153 billion, or 27%, compared with $4.306 billion in the first quarter of 2020. 

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Columbia Steel Casting Marks 120th Anniversary

This year marks Columbia Steel Casting’s 120th anniversary. Originally founded in 1901 as Columbia Engineering Works, the company was the first steel foundry west of the Mississippi River and supplied machinery parts for mining and lumber operations throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. Today, the company continues manufacturing steel wear parts for customers worldwide from its headquarters in Portland, Ore. 

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