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Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We are also a leading financial services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services.

Efficiency Production announces Arkansas’ Riggs CAT manufacturer’s latest trench safety equipment dealer

Efficiency Production announces Arkansas’ Riggs CAT manufacturer’s latest trench safety equipment dealer

Efficiency Production, Inc.—America’s leading manufacturer of trench shielding and shoring safety equipment—is proud to announce the addition of Riggs CAT to Efficiency’s national dealer network.

“We are very excited to partner with Efficiency Production on our new trench protection equipment line,” says Gary O’Keane, Vice President of Rentals at Riggs CAT.

Project Profile – Microgrid Technology

Project Profile – Microgrid Technology

Nearly 25 years ago, Caterpillar opened a proving ground about 30 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ. The facility consists of large open-air test areas, where Caterpillar conducts field trials of many of its large mining equipment before being brought to market. The proving ground site also includes workshops and an office building.

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Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

Modern Scrapers—A Variety of Capabilities

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

Using Drones for Landfill Mapping

65% of landfills develop an annual topographic map, and most of those topo maps are created using traditional aerial photogrammetry. This is a process that two years ago we would have called “state of the art.” Today, we call it “old-fashioned,” because we can now produce those same maps using

Getting the Most Dozer for Your Dollar

Getting the Most Dozer for Your Dollar

Obviously, the basic key to getting the most from your dozer investment is to keep it busy. That depends on projects being available and on your estimators’ ability to bid work successfully. But upstream from the work site, an equipment dealer and manufacturer have also put in many hours to

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

VisionLink® Expands its Mixed-Fleet Integration Capabilities

March 1, 2017 — Westminster, CO — VirtualSite Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for the heavy construction industry, has expanded VisionLink’s mixed-fleet integration capabilities by supporting the new ISO 15143-3 (AEMP 2.0) telematics standard.  VisionLink is one of the first software solutions in the heavy construction industry to

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Scraper Versatility

Scraper Versatility

When it comes to volumes of dirt moved, the sky is the limit for scrapers, notes Shane Kroeker, vice president of marketing for K-Tec Earthmovers. And, for moving earth on a job site, the scraper serves as a versatile piece of equipment, offering the ability to move a wide range of

Big Excavators, Big Tech

Big Excavators, Big Tech

Since the mid-1950s, the Highway Trust Fund has been financing road construction and surface transportation projects, both new construction, and expansion and refurbishment of our aging highway infrastructure, its coffers filled by a federal fuel tax and other monetary transfers. The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 established the Highway

The New Art of Dozing

The New Art of Dozing

Alongtime bulldozer operator knows their machine. Getting the right grade takes precision, and a great operator can get the right angle without always seeing over the blade. It’s all about feel.

When a trained operator is at the helm, they don’t hesitate. They don’t second-guess. They know how their machine is supposed to

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