TAG: Cat

Cat adds new backhoe loaders

November 27, 2018By

Cat introduced two new backhoe loaders to its lineup: the 440 and 450. The center pivot models feature increased lifting performance and breakout forces and improved operating comfort, according to the company. The 440 boasts a 25 percent backhoe lifting improvement over the 430F2, as well as redesigned single-tilt loader arms, providing parallel lift and versatility in a multitude of... read more

Caterpillar rolls out 903D compact wheel loader, adds new options on 918M compact wheel loader

September 12, 2018By

Caterpillar rolled out the 903D compact wheel loader. Compared with its 903C2 predecessor, the 903D features a 25 percent increase in both lifting capacity and travel speed, according to Caterpillar. Powered by a Tier 4 Final Cat C2.4 engine, the machine features a 40 hp and can travel at speeds up to 12.5 miles per hour. Planetary-reduction axles are available... read more

Caterpillar rolls out new UTVs

November 30, 2017By

Caterpillar introduced its Cat utility vehicles—the gasoline-powered CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102D. The new Cat UTVs can efficiently complete hauling tasks and quickly maneuver over rugged terrain reaching 45 mph, depending on model, said the company. The CUV82 and CUV102D feature a rugged steel cargo bed and offer a 1,000-lb. total rear cargo capacity and a 2,000-lb. towing capacity for outstanding... read more

Cat releases new loader tractor

March 30, 2016By

The newest addition to the Cat lineup, the Cat 415F2 industrial loader tractor combines the basic design of the Cat 415F2 backhoe-loader—including most of the frame, engine, transmission and axles—with components designed for industrial-loader applications, such as new pilot controls, three-point hitch and an available box blade scraper developed for the skip-loader market. The new model is available in canopy or cab... read more

Cat makes updates to mini hydraulic excavator

March 25, 2016By

Cat’s 308E2 mini hydraulic excavator is now available in a variable-angle-boom (VAB) configuration. Providing a maximum dig depth of 169 inches, the VAB extends the 308E2’s maximum reach by 30 inches to a total of 306 inches—compared with the standard boom-and-stick configuration. The dump clearance is extended by 56 inches to 239 inches. Using a 65-horsepower Cat C3.3B engine and... read more

Jeffrey Scott, LMN & Cat partner for business workshops

January 12, 2016By

Jeffrey Scott is partnering with LMN and Caterpillar to bring one-day business workshops to three cities. Designed for owners, managers and emerging leaders, the Grow Your Landscape Business Workshop focuses on helping landscape contractors succeed in three critical areas: better people, proven systems and more profitable sales. This workshop covers Jeffrey Scott’s five-step business-building process. It also includes his exclusive... read more