Tag: Caterpillar

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.

Machine Control and GPS—Key to Efficient Site Operations

Machine Control and GPS—Key to Efficient Site Operations

Modern earthmoving operations require a contradictory balance. They must combine the brute force of massive earthmoving in order to maximize productivity, with the finesse of accurate control so as to minimize the cost of unnecessary soil removal. The brute force part is easy to visualize in any piece of heavy equipment

CATERPILLAR ANNOUNCES VICE PRESIDENT RETIREMENTS, APPOINTMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES

CATERPILLAR ANNOUNCES VICE PRESIDENT RETIREMENTS, APPOINTMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES

PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced three vice presidents, Paolo Fellin, Greg Folley and George Taylor, have elected to retire. In connection with these retirements and the company’s previously announced plan to review and update its strategy, Caterpillar is also announcing organizational changes, appointing two new vice presidents and launching a search for a third.

Paolo Fellin

Finesse and Brute Force

Finesse and Brute Force

Modern earthmoving operations require a contradictory balance. They must combine the brute force of massive earthmoving in order to maximize productivity, with the finesse of accurate control so as to minimize the cost of unnecessary soil removal. The brute force part is easy to visualize in any piece of heavy equipment

Benefits of Training Operators With Simulators

Benefits of Training Operators With Simulators

Engineers don’t usually have the opportunity to actually operate the earthmoving equipment being used to turn their designs into reality. But any engineer with field experience can’t help but respect the operators of these machines. These are complicated, sophisticated pieces of equipment that make high demands on the skill and

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WARREN EQUIPMENT INC.
Warren Equipment Inc. offers a complete line of refuse transfer trailers, available in steel or aluminum. Regardless of what’s being hauled, Warren can assist in deciding what trailer specifications would be the best fit. The company manufactures both ejector, and live floor model refuse trailers for the refuse industry. Warren

Safety: The Four Domains of Emergent Safety Leadership

Safety: The Four Domains of Emergent Safety Leadership

Safety incidents are the result of organizational culture, and culture is heavily influenced by leadership behavior. So, to create a strong safety culture, you must address leadership behavior.

Leadership can be either positional, or emergent, or both. Positional leaders are those who hold a leadership title, though a title alone does

Wear and Tear

Wear and Tear

Given the rough conditions inherent on landfill landscapes, “anywhere the machine comes in contact with the waste can be a point of origination for wear and tear,” points out Tom Griffith, senior system and waste application specialist for Caterpillar.

Editor’s Comments: Making Progress

Editor’s Comments: Making Progress

According to the ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, there is “a lack of funding for research and for seed capital to help make recyclable materials more marketable and new ­innovative ways to manage MSW [municipal solid waste] for a useful purpose of benefit (i.e., waste to energy) or new technologies,

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