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…

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…