Dealer Watch: Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar Dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, Celebrates 75 Years

Dealer Watch: Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar Dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, Celebrates 75 Years

Thompson Machinery, the local Caterpillar dealer in middle and west Tennessee and North Mississippi, recently celebrated its 75th birthday. In a letter written by the…

Caterpillar Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Seven Models that Include Three Ag-Specific Units Manufacturing of Caterpillar compact wheel loaders began with the introduction of the 910 model wheel loader in 1979…

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…

Caterpillar Rolls Out New Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Caterpillar Rolls Out New Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Caterpillar has announced the release of 16 new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loader (SSL) and Compact Track Loader (CTL) models. These new machines advance…

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

The Next Generation Offers a Ton of Standard Features like Stick Steer Manufacturing of Caterpillar mini hydraulic excavators began with an 8-metric-ton machine in Japan…

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…

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Eight Vertical- and Radial-Lift Models Designed for Maximum Productivity Just two years after Caterpillar entered the compact equipment market with its skid steer loader in…

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Demand Fan, High Flow XPS, Backup Cameras and More Caterpillar launched its first skid steer loader models in 1999, releasing four radial-lift loaders that were…

Mud & Mergers: Operating Track Loaders and Discussing the Yanmar Buyout with ASV in Soggy Minnesota

Mud & Mergers: Operating Track Loaders and Discussing the Yanmar Buyout with ASV in Soggy Minnesota

It’s been an especially wet spring and summer in the Midwest. Minnesota in particular, already the land of 10,000 lakes, had its third highest precipitation…

A.F. Mallet Excavating Wins Special-Edition Cat CB24B Utility Compactor

A.F. Mallet Excavating Wins Special-Edition Cat CB24B Utility Compactor

Caterpillar Inc., a leading manufacturer of small ride-on vibratory rollers in North America, recently celebrated 30 years of small vibratory roller manufacturing and surpassed the…

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…

Sourcewell Awards Caterpillar the Highest Score in New Heavy Equipment Contract

Sourcewell Awards Caterpillar the Highest Score in New Heavy Equipment Contract

Sourcewell (formerly known as NJPA), one of North America’s largest governmental cooperative contract holders, recently awarded a competitively solicited contract to Caterpillar. As part of…

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…