Ask for This Rental Equipment: Specific Compact Models that Are Popular to Borrow

Ask for This Rental Equipment: Specific Compact Models that Are Popular to Borrow

Let’s face it, sometimes you could use a hand — or in some cases — an extra piece of equipment. Whether you need an extra…

Unconventional Applications: Cat Excavator and Trimble Earthworks Help Build Dirt Ninja Bike Track

Unconventional Applications: Cat Excavator and Trimble Earthworks Help Build Dirt Ninja Bike Track

Just north of Denver, Colorado, in the small town of Berthoud, the Dirt Ninja, aka professional contractor Tom Gardocki, and professional FMX rider James Carter…

Five to Try: Rental Insights for Skid Steer and Track Loader Attachments (Auger, Backhoe, Brush Cutter and Beyond)

Five to Try: Rental Insights for Skid Steer and Track Loader Attachments (Auger, Backhoe, Brush Cutter and Beyond)

The magic of a skid steer or track loader comes from its ability to run a variety of attachments using compatible quick-attach plates. Augers, backhoes,…

Hawthorne Cat Announces Two Summer Savings Special Offers

Hawthorne Cat Announces Two Summer Savings Special Offers

Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Pacific Region, recently announced summer savings special offers when you…

The bauma Brief: Hybrid Propulsion and Jobsite Digitalization Were the Big Themes of the Giant Trade Show

The bauma Brief: Hybrid Propulsion and Jobsite Digitalization Were the Big Themes of the Giant Trade Show

In April, a sea of 620,000 visitors from 200 countries descended upon Munich, Germany, exploring the biggest trade show by physical size in the world….

Smooth Operator: Looking at Control Options and Technologies to Make Compact Track Loader Operation Easier

Smooth Operator: Looking at Control Options and Technologies to Make Compact Track Loader Operation Easier

Compact track loaders are growing in popularity thanks to their ability to tackle tough terrain, provide extra power on the jobsite and leave a light…

Details on the First Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge, Finals at CONEXPO Next March

Details on the First Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge, Finals at CONEXPO Next March

Caterpillar recently announced the launch of the 2019/2020 Global Operator Challenge Competition. Operators will test their skills against those of fellow operators around the world…

Take a Look at Cat’s New 299D2 XHP Land Management Compact Track Loader

Take a Look at Cat’s New 299D2 XHP Land Management Compact Track Loader

The Cat 299D2 XHP Land Management Compact Track Loader is a superior, purpose-built machine solution for customers involved in demanding vegetation-management applications, ranging from mulching,…

Check Out Caterpillar’s EU Stage V Engine Range, Shown at bauma 2019

Check Out Caterpillar’s EU Stage V Engine Range, Shown at bauma 2019

Caterpillar has developed a full line of EU Stage V industrial engines that deliver the high performance and low cost of ownership customers expect from…

Hawthorne Cat Debuts Cool Hawthorne-Specific Inventory App for both New and Used Machines and Parts

Hawthorne Cat Debuts Cool Hawthorne-Specific Inventory App for both New and Used Machines and Parts

Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Pacific Region, recently announced a new Hawthorne Inventory App designed…

Assisted Digging: Grade and Machine Control Systems Can Be Equipped to Compact Excavators

Assisted Digging: Grade and Machine Control Systems Can Be Equipped to Compact Excavators

Precision. Efficiency. Speed. Safety. Four criteria that a contractor would want in almost any professional excavator operator. Unfortunately, skilled excavator operators are harder and harder…

World of Concrete Starts Today: Here Are the Hot Products Highlighting the Biggest Construction Show in America in 2019

World of Concrete Starts Today: Here Are the Hot Products Highlighting the Biggest Construction Show in America in 2019

The busy 2019 tradeshow season begins with World of Concrete, which looks to be the largest event in over a decade. With a strong economy…

The Next Generation: Caterpillar’s Revamped, Ultra-Premium Mini Excavator Line Highlights the Fall Media Event

The Next Generation: Caterpillar’s Revamped, Ultra-Premium Mini Excavator Line Highlights the Fall Media Event

No one quite pulls together a press event like Caterpillar. They are big. You’re boarding a bus at 7:30 a.m. for all-day discussions with product…

Winter Attachments: Enjoy these Implements Geared for Ice and Snow Removal

Winter Attachments: Enjoy these Implements Geared for Ice and Snow Removal

Fall is in the air, and winter is just around the corner. That means snow season is officially here, so snow and ice management professionals…

Grade-A Advice: Three Grade Control Experts Share Their Thoughts on Everything from Buying to Maintaining a System

Grade-A Advice: Three Grade Control Experts Share Their Thoughts on Everything from Buying to Maintaining a System

John Boss, Product Manager for Compact Machine Solutions in Trimble’s Civil Engineering and Construction Division Purchase Pointer: It’s easy for those who are just getting…

Caterpillar Releases Next Generation of Small Mini Excavators with Standard Premium Features like an LCD monitor and Stick Steer

Caterpillar Releases Next Generation of Small Mini Excavators with Standard Premium Features like an LCD monitor and Stick Steer

Four new models in the Cat mini hydraulic excavator lineup, engineered and manufactured by Caterpillar, are designed to provide users the best performance, versatility, safety,…

Caterpillar Revamps Its Trade Dress, Reflects on the Brand’s Premium Quality

Caterpillar Revamps Its Trade Dress, Reflects on the Brand’s Premium Quality

Cat machines, engines, generator sets and work tools will soon have a new look. Caterpillar is replacing the current “Power Edge” trade dress (Cat trademark…

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

New Machine Intros and Updates from the Famous Brand Manufacturing of Caterpillar mini hydraulic excavators began with an 8-metric-ton machine in Japan in 1987. Seven…

Perkins Engines Buys Out Its Japanese Partner of 23 years, Takes Full Ownership of 400 Series Joint Venture

Perkins Engines Buys Out Its Japanese Partner of 23 years, Takes Full Ownership of 400 Series Joint Venture

After a 23-year relationship between IHI Agri-Tech Corporation (IAT) and Perkins Engines Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., Perkins and its affiliates…

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Four Models from the Construction Equipment Leader Caterpillar embarked on the utility vehicle journey while working with Textron as the manufacturer. The two companies co-designed…