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,…

UTV Showcase: Here Are Some of the Coolest Commercial Utility Vehicles on the Market

UTV Showcase: Here Are Some of the Coolest Commercial Utility Vehicles on the Market

While the classic pickup has been a long-standing jobsite essential, a utility vehicle (or UTV) has become the new popular all-terrain transport alternative. Engineered with…

Brush Guard: North Georgia Land Management Uses Compact Track Loaders and Mulchers to Tackle Tough Vegetation

Brush Guard: North Georgia Land Management Uses Compact Track Loaders and Mulchers to Tackle Tough Vegetation

Will Brown, the owner/operator of North Georgia Land Management, has been destined for his job since he was little. Will grew up logging and doing…

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…

Widest-Ever Range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on Display at bauma 2019

Widest-Ever Range of Cat Equipment, Technology and Services on Display at bauma 2019

Caterpillar Inc. is showcasing more equipment, technology and services than ever before at bauma 2019, the world’s largest construction industry trade show in Munich, Germany….

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…