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…

New Cat Safety VR Module Creates an Immersive Safety Training Experience for Employees

New Cat Safety VR Module Creates an Immersive Safety Training Experience for Employees

Caterpillar Safety Services announces the development of Cat Safety VR, a new virtual reality (VR) safety training module. Customized for paving applications, the new VR…

Caterpillar Introduces New Cat Locator Device For Machine Attachments and Jobsite Assets

Caterpillar Introduces New Cat Locator Device For Machine Attachments and Jobsite Assets

Caterpillar recently announced the addition of the PL161 attachment locator to the Locator series of the Cat Product Link hardware product line. The PL161 locator is…

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…

The Most Popular Compact Track Loaders on the Market

The Most Popular Compact Track Loaders on the Market

Manufacturers Share Their Hottest Tracked Tool Carriers and Why They’re So Popular Bobcat T870 with 5-Link Torsion Suspension The Bobcat T870 compact track loader features…

The Choice Is Yours: There Is a Specific Skid Steer and Track Loader for Almost Every Operator

The Choice Is Yours: There Is a Specific Skid Steer and Track Loader for Almost Every Operator

Skid steers and track loaders can be found in a multiplicity of markets. Farming. Road work. Landscaping. Snow removal. My personal favorite: Stevedoring — the…

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…

Visionary Implements: Picking the Best New Attachments for Small Tool Carriers in 2018

Visionary Implements: Picking the Best New Attachments for Small Tool Carriers in 2018

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…

Photo Blog: Images from the Caterpillar Fall Press Event

Photo Blog: Images from the Caterpillar Fall Press Event

Each fall the machine trade press gathers in Peoria, Ill., to discuss and operate the latest equipment and products from Caterpillar. Last week, the iconic…

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…

Check out Cat’s side discharge buckets

Check out Cat’s side discharge buckets

Cat Side Discharge Buckets—designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders—collect and transport loose materials such as…

Cat introduces new skeleton buckets

Cat introduces new skeleton buckets

Used primarily to separate rocks and large debris from soil and sand, Cat Skeleton Buckets feature heavy-duty construction and find application in a number of…

Off the Road Again: Utility Vehicles Continue to Drive Manufacturers in New Directions

Off the Road Again: Utility Vehicles Continue to Drive Manufacturers in New Directions

In late August, I was enjoying spectacular views of Lake Lanier — a sprawling water resort in Georgia about an hour outside of Atlanta. Most…

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Eight Rubber Track Models from the Famed Brand Just two years after Caterpillar entered the compact equipment market with its skid steer loader in 1999,…