Sales in the mining sector, however, showed a decrease.
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The 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical-drive mining truck in the world.
The United States Steel Corp is re-hiring or recruiting around 500 workers as it readies for production in mid-June at a blast furnace it idled in 2015.
785C Retrofit Kit is first DGB system Caterpillar offered for mining machines, will be available for purchase in January 2018 from global Cat dealer network.
Mining companies, including Newmont Mining Corp, Teck Resources and Barrick Gold Corp, reported increased costs this week in their quarterly earnings.
Caterpillar Global Mining is participating in the AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference as an exhibitor, conference sponsor and presenter.
Companies have reached agreement for the expansion of Cat® Command for Hauling at Fortescue’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Prototype of battery electric LHD will be sent to a Canadian mine site.
The Canadian gold miner chose Caterpillar and Barloworld for 7 MW solar power installation at Otjikoto mine in Namibia.
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The Japanese firm has completed its $3.7bn takeover of the Milwaukee-based equipment maker.
Joy will pay a dividend of $0.01 per share by March 31, provided that the proposed merger with Komatsu America Corp. does not close before the close of business on March 17, 2017.
Prices for the metal soared again Thursday to more than $5,700 a tonne.
The deal still remains subject to closing conditions and regulatory clearances.
The R1700K is designed to lower costs and increase productivity.
The agreement will provide Caterpillar with additional design options in the 20-metric-tonnes and smaller payload class.
The layoffs are on top of the 1,900 positions Finning decided to axe last year.
England-based supplier Miller UK won a case filed five years ago, in which accused CAT of misusing classified information to produce its own coupler, rather than buying it from them.
The biggest drops were in the construction sector in Latin America (-41%) and in the resources industry in Asia (-37%).
Construction and mining equipment account for almost 90% of Komatsu’s revenue.
The world's largest equipment maker not only reported lower quarterly profits, but also cut its 2015 earnings forecast and warned its revenue would fall even further next year.
It also revised its guidance for 2015 down, saying sales and revenues for the year are now expected to be about $48 billion—$1 billion lower than the previous outlook.
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The machinery giant doesn’t think it will remain strong for the rest of 2015.
The company experienced a annual drop in the resource industries segment sales in every geographic region except Asia/Pacific.