Cat Pitches Performance at Recent Loader Launch

May 13, 2021 – At a recent virtual product launch, Caterpillar discussed its ability to offer premium performance in the 10- to 12-ton wheel loader class, via the new Cat 980 and 982 medium wheel loaders. The machines are up to 10% more productive and feature lower maintenance costs up to 20% when compared to the previous 980M and 982M powershift models.,…

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Manufacturing Insights

Dec. 29, 2020 – With 2020 quickly coming to an end, Venkat Eswara, vice president of product marketing, Syncron – a manufacturing tech provider that works with OEMs including Mazda, JCB and Hitachi Industries – predicted what could be on the horizon for 2021. From remote service to “contactless” test drives, manufacturing has gone to great lengths in its attempts to modify…

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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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Elevate was Great

Nov. 7, 2019  – Command Alkon’s Elevate Conference in Chicago was a great experience, with plenty of technology to see and excellent face time with industry professionals. I had the privilege of leading a group discussion focusing on industry technology and the use of Command Alkon products at aggregates operations with IT specialists from Vulcan Materials, Graniterock and Midwest Concrete Materials. Look for…

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Command Alkon Introduces CONNEX

Command Alkon has introduced CONNEX, a next-generation vertical cloud solution designed to increase productivity levels and create unprecedented results across project performance, schedule, workforce management and safety. When no longer reliant on manual or paper-based workflows, CONNEX-enabled companies gain many more automated processes, capture clear visibility into inter-company operations, and experience real-time collaboration and business intelligence tools tailored to their…

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Everything’s Digital in Texas

May 6, 2019 – The ready mixed, aggregates, asphalt and transportation industries in Texas are leading the country in their advancement of technology. With an exploding population and the growth of high-tech companies, it is no surprise Texas leads in innovation. Stockpile Reports researched digitization efforts across the country and Texas clearly came out on top. Interested in who the company…

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Win an Award for Safety

July 12, 2017 – Do you have an innovative process that helps workers stay healthy or improves safe operations? The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) wants to hear about it. Producers can apply for a NIOSH Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award by July 31. A simple description of the technology or process is all that’s needed to apply. Visit…

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