Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global…

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

The National Safety Council recognizes National Safety Month in June, and Caterpillar is stepping up to share three webinars on safety basics for both its…

Caterpillar Announces Acquisition of Select Assets of Marble Robot, a Robot and Autonomy Technology Company

Caterpillar Announces Acquisition of Select Assets of Marble Robot, a Robot and Autonomy Technology Company

Yesterday, Caterpillar Inc. announced it had acquired select assets and hired employees from San Francisco, Cal. based robot and autonomy technology solutions company Marble Robot,…

Roll Program: Let’s Run Down Cat’s New M314 and M318 Next Gen Wheeled Excavators

Roll Program: Let’s Run Down Cat’s New M314 and M318 Next Gen Wheeled Excavators

Two new Caterpillar Next Generation wheeled excavators — the Cat M314 and M318 — feature multiple design updates that boost machine efficiency and lower long-term…

For your Convenience, Here’s a Summary of the Three Purpose-Built Forestry Track Loaders on the Market

For your Convenience, Here’s a Summary of the Three Purpose-Built Forestry Track Loaders on the Market

And away we go… Cat 299D3 XE Land Management CTL  The purpose-built Cat 299D3 XE Land Management compact track loader delivers superior performance in demanding…

Details on Caterpillar’s New 315 Next Gen Excavator, Compatible with the New Cat App

Details on Caterpillar’s New 315 Next Gen Excavator, Compatible with the New Cat App

Offering superior performance in a compact design, the new Caterpillar 315 Next Gen excavator features a new powertrain, technology and simplified maintenance to boost performance,…

Mini Excavations: Enjoy a Variety of Easy Reading Tidbits on the  Compact Excavator Market

Mini Excavations: Enjoy a Variety of Easy Reading Tidbits on the Compact Excavator Market

Defined as excavators under 8 metric tons, these are small excavation machines engineered with an undercarriage and tracks, a long digging arm and a cab…

The Best of CONEXPO: We Pick the Top Machines and Booths Showcased at the Giant Construction Tradeshow

The Best of CONEXPO: We Pick the Top Machines and Booths Showcased at the Giant Construction Tradeshow

America’s biggest construction tradeshow — CONEXPO-CON/AGG — only happens every three years, so each one you attend is a badge of honor. The 2020 iteration…

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

Conquering CONEXPO: These Are the Must-See Machines at the Giant Trade Show Next Week

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is so big it only happens every three years. In 2020, North America’s largest construction trade show — representing asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting,…

World of Concrete Is This Week, and Here Is the Must-See Compact Equipment at the First Big Show of 2020

World of Concrete Is This Week, and Here Is the Must-See Compact Equipment at the First Big Show of 2020

The first big construction trade show of the year is always World of Concrete. In 2020, the big WOC will bring together the latest machinery…

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Wielding hydraulic tools like a breaker, backhoe, bucket or broom, a tool carrier can be the ultimate do-everything machine on a project site, but a…

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

  I just got back from Cat country last night. Boots still covered in N.C. red clay. The biggest maker of earthmoving equipment in the…

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

GIE+EXPO, the biggest lawn and landscape show in America, is heading back to Louisville Oct. 16-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Attendees can expect three…

Crowd Pleasers: These Compact Wheel Loaders Are Some of the Most Popular on the Market

Crowd Pleasers: These Compact Wheel Loaders Are Some of the Most Popular on the Market

Why do certain models of compact wheel loaders outsell others in a manufacturer’s lineup or in the overall market? The answer ranges from models offering…

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

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

Hawthorne Cat Raises Over $10,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego

Hawthorne Cat Raises Over $10,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego

Team Dozer Fundraises for Youth Program During 2019 SoCal Ragnar Race Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and…

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…