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06 May 2010 | Quarrying

CATERPILLAR have announced that they are to create 300 new jobs at their manufacturing facility in Desford, Leicestershire, over the coming months following an increase in orders.

04 May 2010 | Quarrying

CATERPILLAR Inc. have announced that vice-president Bob Williams is to retire on 1 June 2010 after more than 43 years with the company.

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06 April 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Since its introduction, the Cat D7E track-type tractor has proved its ability to deliver reliable, low-cost production in a range of applications.

29 March 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Caterpillar have introduced the CS44 and CP44 vibratory soil compactors, which are said to offer many of the same industry-proven design and performance characteristics of the 400E-series soil...

10 March 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Roads in south-eastern France and those on the west coast of Spain share a common challenge often faced by road construction crews around Europe - extremely tight working conditions.

24 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

WITH the Government car scrappage scheme coming to an end, Finning have launched an industry-first roller scrappage scheme as part of their ‘Lastability’ promise to save the plant sector £10...

17 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

SCOTTISH Coal’s recent order for 10 Cat 785D off-highway trucks, together with a seven-year/36,000h equipment-support package, represents a total deal value of £23 million and takes the mining...

10 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

FINNING customers are set to benefit from the introduction of a new quick coupler solution from Caterpillar – the Center-Lock coupler.

10 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Recognizing that the operating skill of workers using small loaders on typical jobsites ranges from the novice to the expert, Caterpillar have developed a new control feature that allows each...

03 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Caterpillar have announced the availability of the PM200 cold planer with an optional 2.2m cutting rotor.

01 February 2010 | Plant & Equipment

Completing the Cat D-Series tracked loader lineup is the new 973D, featuring load-sensing hydraulics, joystick steering, a new operator's cab, and 10% more power than its 973C predecessor.

18 January 2010 | Plant & Equipment

In December 1959 the first production Cat wheel loader - the 944 wheel Traxcavator - was driven off the assembly line at Caterpillar’s plant in Aurora, Illinois.

14 January 2010 | Plant & Equipment

FINNING, the UK’s sole supplier of Caterpillar equipment, have launched a 2010 New Year commitment to save the plant industry an additional £10 million by delivering ‘lastability’ to customers...

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15 October 2009 | Plant & Equipment

New belly guards for the Cat 836H landfill compactor incorporate new designs to keep debris out of the machine while enhancing maintenance and machine productivity.

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12 October 2009 | Plant & Equipment

THE new Cat TH417 Telehandler features a number of new systems and designs to enhance performance, promote operator efficiency and machine productivity, expand versatility and keep service time...