Caterpillar Global Mining

Caterpillar presents latest longwall developments at Longwall USA

Caterpillar Global Mining returns to Longwall USA with digital displays of its complete line of longwall products—roof supports, shearers, plows, face conveyors, stage loaders, drive systems and automation technology to optimize operations.

New features for Cat® D9T ease operator's job, boost production

As the worldwide leader in its size class, the Cat® D9T Track-Type Tractor has earned a reputation for excellent productivity, optimal operator comfort and robust reliability. New features for the D9T include enhanced operator safety, comfort and convenience, refined performance and increased productivity.

Caterpillar hits new Q3 record with $1.1B profit, $15.7B in sales

Continued improvement in demand, a company-wide focus on effectively managing the ramp-up through the Caterpillar Production System, and focused cost management drove third-quarter sales and revenues and profit for Caterpillar Inc. The company today reported third-quarter 2011 profit per share of $1.71, up 40 percent from $1.22 per share in the third quarter of 2010. Profit was $1.141 billion, an increase of 44 percent from $792 million in the third quarter of 2010. Sales and revenues of $15.716 billion, an all-time record for the company, were up 41 percent from $11.134 billion in the third quarter of 2010.

Caterpillar acquires Pyroban

Caterpillar Inc. acquired 100% interest in the Pyroban Group Ltd. on August 31, 2011. Pyroban Group is a leading provider of hazardous area safety solutions to the oil and gas, industrial material handling, mining and marine markets. Headquartered in Shoreham,UK, Pyroban Group has additional locations in Europe, Singapore and China.

Cat Q2 sales and revenues up 37 percent; 2011 outlook improves

With continuing improvement in demand around the world, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) report second-quarter 2011 profit per share of $1.72 excluding $204 million of expense related to the acquisition of Bucyrus, a 58-percent improvement from $1.09 in the second quarter of 2010.

Cat completes Bucyrus acquisition

Driven by a key strategic imperative to expand its leadership and support for customers in the mining industry, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Bucyrus International, Inc. Caterpillar funded the acquisition, valued at approximately $8.8 billion (including net debt), using cash from its balance sheet and debt. The company did not issue equity to help fund the transaction.

Control Your Fuel System Contamination

Fuel system contamination can cause serious problems in any diesel engine. But today’s high-performance, low-emissions models – with their high injection pressures and extremely tight tolerances – are especially vulnerable to contaminants. Microscopic particles suspended in your fuel can be  particularly […]