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New Cat app delivers equipment data to mobile devices

Caterpillar launches the industry’s first mobile app designed to allow customers who spend their time in a truck, at the job site and on-the-go to take advantage of equipment telematics data. The new Cat App delivers simplified, streamlined data directly to mobile devices, helping customers monitor machine location and health, react faster to fault codes […]

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Next generation CAT excavators deliver lower operating costs in 36 ton class

The Next Generation 36-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar — the 336 and 336 GC — increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of features designed to match contractors’ productivity and cost targets. (more…)

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Caterpillar develops battery electric proof of concept LHD

The Underground Mining group within Caterpillar Inc. has shipped a proof of concept battery electric LHD to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early 2017 at the Caterpillar Peoria Proving Grounds and continues now, moving muck in a Canadian mine. (more…)

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Caterpillar and Rio Tinto retrofit trucks for Australian mine operation

Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result of the agreement will be the first fleet of Cat autonomous […]

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Caterpillar’s new machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Caterpillar will present its extensive line of machines and technology and its unmatched customer support capabilities. With 40 machines on display in two different exhibit areas totalling 60 000 square feet, Caterpillar’s presence is among the largest at the show. But it’s not all about size. Cat® Connect Technologies for machine control […]

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RFI is the only service centre in Gauteng able to conduct Delphi authorised testing and coding of C3i injectors.

Correct diagnostics of fuel injection systems saves costs

Incorrect diagnosis of fuel injection systems is causing fleet operators substantial losses, and Reef Fuel Injection Services (RFI) is concerned that this not as apparent as it should be to industry. (more…)

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Caterpillar to design and manufacture full line of mini excavators

Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to Caterpillar facilities beginning in 2018 as a successful, six-year strategic alliance with Wacker Neuson is phased out. (more…)

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Caterpillar C9, C13, and C15 crankshafts are certified by Lloyds of London

Metric automotive engineering launches IPD crankshafts for Caterpillar®

Metric Automotive Engineering has released Caterpillar® C9, C13 and C15 crankshafts from IPD into the local aftermarket. This follows on from IDP’s successful crankshafts for older generation Cat® engines such as the 3306, 3406 and 3408. The crankshafts are all fully certified by Lloyds of London and double-checked by Metric Automotive Engineering. (more…)

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The Cat D11 is Caterpillar’s largest track-type tractor model. The Cat D11T has an approximate operating weight of 104 257kg and is powered by a Cat C32 engine generating a net output (ISO 9249) of 634 kW.

Research and development from Cat

Based on customer input, Caterpillar is working on a multi-generational product development plan, dedicated to creating optimum site solutions. With significant testing and design improvements, this will bring products to market faster. In turn, Caterpillar continues to enhance existing undercarriage systems across its model range. (more…)

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The Cat TH407C telehandler is the optimum sized machine for farming operations.

SA Grain Farmer of the Year

Northern Cape based Genade Boerdery require high levels of agricultural mechanisation for their intensive farming operations and successfully use Cat backhoe loaders to meet their output targets. (more…)

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