Caterpillar

Cat dealer sales fall 10 pct

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

Resource industry sales were awful.

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.

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.

Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Construction, not mining lifts the machinery giant's second-quarter results.

GE leads Caterpillar in locomotive race

Jeffrey Richmond | July 14, 2014
GE leads Caterpillar in locomotive race feat

Firms competing to offer engines that comply with tougher U.S. emissions rules.

Caterpillar mining sales slump, stock still performs

Jeffrey Richmond | June 20, 2014
Cat Uphill Battle

Miner spending cuts hitting maker hard.

Caterpillar faces at least 15 fresh lawsuits

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 13, 2014
Caterpillar faces at least 15 fresh lawsuits

Over alleged flaws in engines for school buses the firm sold between 2006 and 2010.

A bull in a china shop can be dangerous; this excavator isn’t

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 3, 2014
A bull in a china shop can be dangerous; this excavator isn’t

Watch a CAT mini excavator go though extremely narrow aisles of a store packed with $40,000 worth of valuable glassware.

The man responsible for integrating Caterpillar's and Bucyrus's parts divisions

MINING.com Editor | June 1, 2014
dave faber parts global mining caterpillar

"We really acquired 10 different product lines and many different companies."

How miners buy into technology

MINING.com Editor | June 1, 2014
Steve Berkebile General Manager North America Caterpillar Global Mining

Cultural acceptance.

CAT proves new B15 smartphone resilience by running it over with heavy machinery

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 13, 2014
CAT proves new B15 smartphone resilience by running it over with a bulldozer

While average in terms of capacity and other features, users surely won’t buy it for the specs, but for what Cat shows in this video.

VIDEO: Cat's rugged phone used in a rugged stunt

Michael Allan McCrae | May 11, 2014
caterpilla b15 phone rugged

Video.

iPads used like fridge magnets to build big trucks

Michael Allan McCrae | April 27, 2014
ipad magnets caterpillar feat

Climbing up and down 797s all day can chew up time on the assembly line.

Construction, not mining lifts Caterpillar’s profit

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 24, 2014
Construction, not mining lifts Caterpillar’s profit

The world’s largest maker of heavy machinery posted a 5% increase in quarterly profit, beating analysts’ estimates.

Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 21, 2014
Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Over the past year, Caterpillar has closed or announced plans to shutter several plants in the US, Canada and Europe.

VIDEO: A really big game of Jenga played with Cat machines

Michael Allan McCrae | April 18, 2014
jenga 600 2 feat

Don't topple the structure.

Caterpillar sees 'some signs of improvement' but expects mining companies to further reduce costs in 2014

Ana Komnenic | January 28, 2014
Caterpillar sees weak sales to resource industries in 2014

Expects sales and revenues to be similar to 2013 as sales to the resource industry decline modestly.

Using natural gas to mine for oil sands – a strategy by Shell and Caterpillar

Ana Komnenic | December 16, 2013
Using natural gas to mine for oil sands

The companies have signed an agreement to test a new truck engine which would run on liquefied natural gas rather than diesel.

Suppliers Metso, Sandvik still hurting from slowdown

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 24, 2013
Suppliers Metso, Sandvik still hurting from slowdown aftermath

Metso's Q3 mining and construction orders fell 19%. Sandvik's net profit fell 22%.

Caterpillar sees no signs of improvement on the horizon

Ana Komnenic | October 23, 2013
Caterpillar Q3

Share price drops more than 6% following Q3 profits of less than $1 billion.

Caterpillar mows down more jobs

Ana Komnenic | September 28, 2013
Caterpillar cuts more jobs

Targeting support and management positions.

Equipment suppliers feel the pinch

Ana Komnenic | August 28, 2013
Joy Global takes a hit

Joy Global reports 36% drop in orders.

Caterpillar profit drops for second successive quarter due to weak mining demand

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2013
Caterpillar profit drops for second successive quarter due to weak mining demand

CAT's revenue in the resource segment, which is dominated by mining, plunged 34%.

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