Caterpillar

Caterpillar lets go of 50 workers

Michael Allan McCrae | June 22, 2015
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More cuts at the East Peoria, Illinois campus.

Caterpillar's worldwide sales down 12 pct in May

Michael Allan McCrae | June 18, 2015
caterpillar sales down 12 pct dozer chain

Asia up 40% but Latin America down 47%.

VIDEO: A golf course made from mining trucks

Michael Allan McCrae | June 16, 2015
caterpillar moving golf course

Fore!

This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like

MINING.com Editor | May 21, 2015
This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like

It has a “smart” pump, boom works faster, and burns less fuel.

Caterpillar results beat expectations but forecasts weak year

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 23, 2015
Caterpillar results beat expectations but expects weak year

The machinery giant doesn’t think it will remain strong for the rest of 2015.

Caterpillar Feb. sales down 11%

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 19, 2015
Caterpillar Feb. sales down 11%

The company experienced a annual drop in the resource industries segment sales in every geographic region except Asia/Pacific.

Cat® excavator undercarriage enhances MD6640 Rotary Drill

Caterpillar | March 5, 2015
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Caterpillar has upgraded the MD6640 Rotary Drill with the new Cat® 390 excavator undercarriage, which helps minimize downtime, reduces operating costs and increases machine productivity.

VIDEO: CAT lights up lantern festival in remote Chinese village

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 27, 2015
VIDEO: CAT lights up lantern festival in remote Chinese village

The equipment maker brings the Lanter Festival to a remote Chinese village.

IMAGE GALLERY: Here is what CAT’s new headquarters will look like

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 25, 2015
IMAGE GALLERY: Here is how CAT’s new headquarters will look like

Take a peek at the six-block campus Caterpillar plans to build.

Caterpillar will keep calling Peoria home, plans new headquarters

Michael Allan McCrae | February 21, 2015
caterpillar peoria staying campus

A six-block campus.

Commodity prices hit Caterpillar profit — down 25%

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 27, 2015
Commodity prices hit Caterpillar profit — down 25%

CAT keeps slashing costs as it tries to offset issues out of its control, such as the falling price for everything from iron ore to oil.

Caterpillar stock nosedives on JPMorgan downgrade

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 5, 2015
Caterpillar stock nosedives on JPMorgan downgrade

The analysts argued that as much as 15% of the machinery maker’s revenues are dependent on the oil and gas industry

CAT sees no significant impact from depressed oil prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 22, 2014
CAT sees no significant impact from depressed oil prices

Depressed oil prices may end up helping, CEO Doug Oberhelman added.

VIDEO: Cat machines destroy world's tallest sand castle

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 15, 2014
VIDEO: Cat machines destroy world's tallest sand castle

Well, they built it, so they were entitled to do whatever they wanted with the new Guinness World Record holder for the highest sand-made fort.

When it rains…Iron ore, gold miners the most vulnerable to Ebola risk

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 26, 2014
When it rains…Iron ore, gold miners the most vulnerable to Ebola risk

Report shows there are 39 assets in production within the Ebola-affected region.

SEC probes Joy Global over acquisition of Chinese firm

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 7, 2014
SEC probing Joy Global over acquisition of Chinese firm

The SEC is looking into Joy's acquisition of International Mining Machinery Holdings Ltd of China for about $1 billion and related accounting matters.

Why Caterpillar parked a 420,000 pound locomotive at a mining convention

Michael Allan McCrae | November 4, 2014
tony johnson marketing manager global mining cat

The ROI's in the hundreds of percents

Caterpillar sees a trend to larger truck sizes

Michael Allan McCrae | November 4, 2014
Sudhanshu Singh  product manager for large mining trucks at caterpillar

Automation in mining trucks continues apace with safety being a key driver for adoption.

Caterpillar posts strong results despite poor mining sales

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 23, 2014
Caterpillar posts strong results despite poor mining sales

The equipment maker beat analysts' expectations and the stock is skyrocketing in premarket trading.

Caterpillar global sales down 10% in September

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 22, 2014
Caterpillar global sales down 10% in September

The equipment maker is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings Thursday.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Gold prices hurting miners? Throw Ebola into the mix

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 3, 2014
Gold prices hurting miners? Throw Ebola into the mix

Deutsche Bank warned Friday that gold producers are the most vulnerable to a further spread of the deadly disease.

Cat dealer sales fall 10 pct

Michael Allan McCrae | September 19, 2014
caterpillar excavator tinaja hills 333

Resource industry sales were awful.

How do weak mining numbers and low capital expenditure impact Caterpillar

Seeking Alpha | September 4, 2014
Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Demand for Caterpillar's construction equipment and machinery has been slipping globally since the last quarter of the 2012 fiscal year.

Guinea on national emergency over Ebola, mining operations threatened

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 14, 2014
Guinea on national emergency over Ebola, mining operations threatened

Tighter border controls are set to disrupt the flow of essential supplies and even workers trying to get to work at the African country's mining operations, companies say.

West Africa Ebola outbreak forces miners to lock down operations, delay projects

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 10, 2014
West Africa Ebola outbreak forces miners to lock down operations, delay projects

After the WHO declared the current outbreak an “international public health emergency.”

Caterpillar to buy $2.5 billion of its own stock

Michael Allan McCrae | July 29, 2014
Caterpillar Q3

The total of this year's stock repurchases is $4.2 billion.

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