Operating any heavy construction machine is risky business. Following safety procedures reduces risk but it is still dangerous. When it comes to operating material handlers, there are a number of
Construction companies across the world have a new player to get down and dirty with. Komatsu has introduced a couple new excavators capable of moving a lot of dirt while
If you are installing a swing bearing on your excavator, you know you’re in for a big job. If you’re a smaller operation, replacing a swing bearing will likely take
Software technology is helping more and more machine owners maximize product. When selecting construction software, it is recommended you go with a vendor that provides equipment management. With this feature owners
The Caterpillar 323 excavator is proving to be a great go-to machine for contractors needing a machine that can take on challenging job-sites while keeping employees safe. C. Laney and
CAT says the 797F Tier 4 Final has an exhaust after-treatment system featuring selective catalytic reduction (SCR), which uses diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to lower emissions. The 797F after-treatment system uses less than 11 percent of new content. Designed for easy serviceability with readily accessible components, the modular after-treatment system is aligned with truck preventive maintenance intervals to maintain high availability.
Caterpillar says the 797F is the best selling truck in the 400 ton class. This mining truck is powered by a 4000 horse power engine which CAT says has a longer life requiring less maintenance.
The 797F reportedly performed well in many different conditions including oil sands, deep pit copper, iron ore and coal.
For more information on the Caterpillar 979F check out this official CAT press release.
As with those Arby’s commercials, ConEquip Parts has the meats when it comes to final drives for the Caterpillar 311, 312, 313, and 314 excavators. Details in a moment but
ConEquip Parts has a shipment of new OEM surplus compact track loader final drives coming in the month of April. Many Caterpillar dealers do not have these in stock and
Construction worksite safety training is moving into the world of virtual reality thanks to Caterpillar Safety Services. CSS has announced the development of a VR safety training module. Customized for paving
Caterpillar recently announced the release of the PL161 attachment locator. CAT says the PL161 locator is the most advanced OEM integrated technology solution for attachment tracking. CAT says users can