Cat Sales, Revenues Increase 25% in Q3

Caterpillar reported a robust Q3 2021, saying it saw a 25% increase in sales and revenues over the same quarter last year.  Sales and revenues rose from $9.9 billion in

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Colorado Contractor Faces $200,000 in Penalties for Trench Death

When rescue personnel arrived at a trench collapse on April 16, they found three workers trying to save a coworker who was stuck in mud and under water. After a

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Elon Musk’s 29-Mile Vegas Loop Under the Strip Wins Approval (Video)

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has won permit approval and a franchise agreement to build the Vegas Loop under the Las Vegas Strip. The 29-mile underground transportation system would connect with

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Dig in Tight Spots with Komatsu’s New PC78US-11 Compact Excavator

Komatsu has introduced a new “tight tail swing” excavator well-suited for urban environments, confined spaces and crowded jobsites. With its 68-horsepower engine, six work modes and swing radius under 5

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Hitachi Renames U.S. Subsidiary Following Deere Split

The U.S.-based subsidiary in charge of the manufacturing and sales of Hitachi brand wheel loaders in North America will now be known as Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. Effective October

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Almost Famous: This “Like New” 1956 Cat D6 Dozer Gets a Shot at the Movies

Erik Christenbury often gets calls from people wanting to display antique Caterpillar construction equipment. But one that stands out in his mind came about seven years ago from a coordinator

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Florida’s Roads, Bridges Beat National Score on Infrastructure Report Card

Florida’s roads and bridges rated above the national score on its 2021 Report Card issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The state’s bridges were rated a “B” and

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Spot the Robot Dog Fetches Your Data and Brings Back As-Builts

You might just see this unusual looking dog roaming around construction sites soon. But don’t call the pound just yet. The robotic dog known as Spot is armed with Trimble’s

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Check Out These 4 Rugged Construction Phones, Including the New Cat S22 Flip

The ruggedized phone has seen a resurgence of product releases this year, and this time a seemingly retro product – yesterday’s flip phone – is getting a new look. We’ll

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Inside the Ritchie/SmartEquip Deal: What Happens Next?

When Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers acquired SmartEquip for $175 million in September, Ritchie CEO Ann Fandozzi said it would give Ritchie “asset-specific full-lifecycle parts and service support” to dealers, OEM partners

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