Here’s a Rundown of Cat’s Five New Backhoe Loaders, Boasting High Efficiency and Tech

Here’s a Rundown of Cat’s Five New Backhoe Loaders, Boasting High Efficiency and Tech

Caterpillar recently announced five new backhoe loader models operating in the 14-ft and 15-ft size classes. Building on the success of the Cat F2 Series…

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,…

More Than Just a Loader: Specialty Buckets, Grapples, Forks and Snow Tools Top Compact Wheel Loader Attachments

More Than Just a Loader: Specialty Buckets, Grapples, Forks and Snow Tools Top Compact Wheel Loader Attachments

Compact wheel loaders are designed for a wide range of applications given their size, comfort, safety and ability to couple with any number of attachments….

Let’s Roll: Wheeled Excavators Are Cruising into More North American Equipment Fleets

Let’s Roll: Wheeled Excavators Are Cruising into More North American Equipment Fleets

Wheeled excavators are not new machines. In fact, they’ve been quite popular in Europe for some time and are gaining a slow but steady following…

Four Loader Market Maneuvers: From Phone Apps to Downsizing, Here Are Four Major Skid Steer/Track Loader Trends

Four Loader Market Maneuvers: From Phone Apps to Downsizing, Here Are Four Major Skid Steer/Track Loader Trends

For us, the beginning of the year is always a good opportunity to reflect on two of the biggest categories in small construction equipment —…

Dealer Watch: Carter Machinery to Acquire Baltimore-Based Alban Tractor Co. Inc.

Dealer Watch: Carter Machinery to Acquire Baltimore-Based Alban Tractor Co. Inc.

Salem-based Carter Machinery, a leading Caterpillar Inc. dealer, recently announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Baltimore-based Alban Tractor Co. Inc. effective Feb. 4,…

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…

Operator Titans Set to Clash at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Operator Titans Set to Clash at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

The championship finals are set for the Global Operator Challenge, the largest global campaign in Caterpillar history. Nine Regional Champions from around the world will…

The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

1. Warranty Programs One enticing part of buying a new skid steer or compact track loader is its warranty and the peace of mind it…

Here’s What to Expect at Caterpillar’s Immersive CONEXPO-CON/AGG Booth and Operator’s Stadium

Here’s What to Expect at Caterpillar’s Immersive CONEXPO-CON/AGG Booth and Operator’s Stadium

New outdoor Festival Grounds exhibit designed to reinforce message to contractors — “Your Work Matters” Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar…

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…

Caterpillar Celebrates 90 Years on the New York Stock Exchange

Caterpillar Celebrates 90 Years on the New York Stock Exchange

Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby rang the opening bell today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark the 90th anniversary of…

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Skid steers and compact track loaders — they’re building them bigger, smaller and more unique and nichey than ever before. The market today is enormous,…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Cat Small Wheel Loaders Receive Attachment Visibility, Comfort and Performance Enhancements

Cat Small Wheel Loaders Receive Attachment Visibility, Comfort and Performance Enhancements

Caterpillar recently launched several new design enhancements for its Small Wheel Loader (SWL) line — Cat 926M, 930M and 938M models — centered on improving…

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…