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Caterpillar Introduces New and Updated Products and Technology

Caterpillar is hosting a live video stream though Periscope

UnknownToday on October 8. Caterpillar is hosting a live video stream though Periscope, a new social media platform. A total of 8 video segments will stream during this one-day event, starting at 8am Central Time. Four segments will feature product demonstrations and four highlight technology/customer support solutions.

If you are not familiar with Periscope, it is a new live video streaming app for iOS and Android devices. This social platform allows users to quickly and easily share video right from their mobile device, and engage via chat (and by giving hearts) while watching broadcasts.

Below are the details of the event.
Schedule
8 AM Equipment Demonstration Captured from Drone, Followed by Q&A with Marty Dains, Edwards Manager (Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center)
9 AM Equipment Demonstration Captured from Ground Level, Followed by Q&A with Chad Cremeens, Field Operations Supervisor (Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center)
11 AM Why Use Genuine Cat Parts, Followed by Q&A with Jeff Payne, Marketing Consultant (Building LC Service Bay)
12 PM SOS Tour, Followed by Q&A with Dana Franklin, SOS Expert (Building LC SOS Lab)
1 PM Fleet Monitoring Center Tour, Followed by Q&A with Mark Kelly, Condition Monitoring Adviser (Building LC Fleet Monitoring Center)
3 PM Walkaround Inspection Demo with Cat Inspect App, Followed by Q&A with Jeff Payne, Marketing Consultant (Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center)
4 PM Equipment Demonstration Captured from Drone, Followed by Q&A with Marty Dains, Edwards Manager (Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center)
5 PM Equipment Demonstration Captured from Ground Level, Followed by Q&A with Chad Cremeens, Field Operations Supervisor (Edwards Demonstration & Learning Center)

List of Machines
Articulated Trucks
Backhoe Loaders
Dozers
Excavators
Motor Graders
Multi-Terrain Loaders
Off-Highway Trucks
On-Highway Trucks
Skid Steers
Wheel Loaders
Wheel Tractor Scrapers

How to Watch
The following instructions will walk you through the process of downloading Periscope, setting up an account and following Caterpillar. Once this is setup, you’ll receive notifications on your mobile device each time Caterpillar begins streaming.
1. Download Periscope on your mobile device
Download on iOS (Click here!)
Download on Android (Click here!)
2. Log in via Twitter or create a new account (for help, click here)
3. Enable notifications when prompted
4. Search for and follow CaterpillarInc (for help, click here)

If you miss the live event, the videos will be available for 24 hours after each live stream through Periscope. They will also be uploaded to YouTube.

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Cleveland Brothers CAT, appointed as NorAm Dealer

Cleveland Brothers CAT, headquartered in Murrysville, PA has been appointed the NorAm dealer with their 17 locations in Pennsylvania and 2 in northwest West Virginia. Cleveland Brothers is also a family owned company in business for over 60 years. “The 65E grader is a complement to the line of equipment that we offer our customers and its reputation for quality and uptime meets our organization’s goals in supporting our marketplace” says Tom Schachner, Vice President of Sales for Cleveland Brothers.

“We are extremely pleased to have Cleveland Brothers Cat join our team,” says Eric Mueller, President of NorAm. “These companies together represent over 100 years in the construction equipment industry and are very highly respected in their marketplaces”.

NorAm Construction Equipment distributes the 65E compact motor grader. The product follows a rich 60 year heritage of compact graders originating with the Allis Chalmers model “D” in 1949. The machine continued to be the industry leader as the Fiatallis model 65B from the 1970’s through the 1990’s. NorAm Construction Equipment began marketing the machine in 1993 and has continually strived to update the unit to exceed current technical and performance standards while maintaining the traditional features that have made the machine a staple in the industry. Manufactured in America, the 65E is sold and serviced by approximately 200 dealer locations throughout North America and Australia. www.noram65.com.

 

Late Model Cranes To Be Sold At Ritchie Bros. Auctions In Lincoln, NE And Houston, TX

A large selection of late model cranes will be sold by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers at upcoming unreserved auctions in Houston, Texas on November 16 – 17, 2011 and at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska on November 18, 2011. Cranes being sold at the Company’s permanent auction site in Houston include rough terrain and hydraulic truck cranes and seven large crawler cranes from Link-Belt and Manitowoc. The cranes being sold in Lincoln, NE include late model hydraulic, all terrain, rough terrain cranes and crawler cranes. Both auctions are open to the public and registration to bid is free. Cranes and equipment will be sold to the highest bidders on auction day, with no minimum bids or reserve prices. Bids can be made in person, online in real time at www.rbauction.com or by proxy.

After achieving record-breaking crane sales in 2010, Ritchie Bros. has continued to experience very strong crane sales in 2011. Between January 1 and September 30, Ritchie Bros. sold more than 1,250 cranes at unreserved auctions worldwide, representing total sales of close to US$100 million. The Company currently has more than 120 cranes listed in upcoming auctions and viewable at www.rbauction.com.

Houston – November 16 & 17

“We have a wide assortment of cranes, including several late model cranes, being sold in our upcoming two-day Houston auction. The big ticket cranes are the crawler cranes that we anticipate will attract international crane buyers from around the world,” said Alan McVicker, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “We’ve had a very strong year in terms of crane sales at Houston auctions and now that the end of year is fast approaching, crane companies realize they need to move and sell the cranes they are no longer using—a Ritchie Bros. unreserved auction presents them with the perfect opportunity to do that.”

Cranes being sold in Ritchie Bros.’ upcoming Houston auction on November 16 & 17 include:

  • 2009 Manitowoc 999 Series 1, 2 & 3 275-ton crawler crane
  • 2007 Grove TMS800E 80-ton 8x4X4 hydraulic truck crane
  • 2007 Grove RT530-2 30-ton 4X4 rough terrain crane
  • 2003 Link-Belt RTC80100 100-ton rough terrain crane

Other equipment being sold in the Houston auction includes hydraulic excavators, loader backhoes, articulated dump trucks, rock trucks, wheel loaders, motor graders, and crawler tractors and more. Owners interested in consigning their equipment or cranes in the November 16 – 17 Houston auction can contact +1.713.455.5200 for more information.

Auction details:

  • Location: Ritchie Bros.’ permanent Houston auction site at 15500 Eastex Freeway, Humble, TX 77396
  • Time and date: Wednesday, November 16 – Thursday, November 17, 2011 starting at 8:00 a.m. each day
  • Site phone: +1.713.455.5200
  • Interested buyers can visit the auction site to inspect, test and compare items for themselves
  • Full auction and equipment details, specifications and photos are available at www.rbauction.com

Lincoln, NE – November 18

“We’ve got a nice selection of late model cranes in our second off-site auction and second complete dispersal in Nebraska this year,” said Ben Arbeiter, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. “The cranes and equipment will be on display in an equipment yard adjacent the Lancaster Event Center for buyers to inspect two weeks prior to the auction. Items will then be sold to the highest bidders by Virtual Ramp inside the Lancaster Event Center on auction day. In 2007, we conducted a similar unreserved auction with cranes at the same facility and the setup proved to be very convenient for both buyers and sellers.”

Late model cranes being sold in Ritchie Bros.’ upcoming Lincoln auction on November 18 include:

  • 2011 Link-Belt HTC86100 100-ton 8X4X4 hydraulic truck crane
  • 2007 Terex American HC80 80-ton self-erecting crawler crane
  • 2006 Grove TMS880E XL 80-ton 8X4X4 hydraulic truck crane
  • 2006 Manitowoc 10000 100-ton self-erecting crawler crane
  • 2003 Grove GMK5240 240-ton 10x8X8 all terrain crane

Other equipment being sold in the Lincoln auction includes boom trucks, wheel loaders, lowboy, hi-boy and step deck trailers, forklifts and more. Owners interested in consigning their equipment or cranes in the November 18th Lincoln auction can contact +1.816.633.4096 for more information.

Auction details:

  • Location: Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68507
  • Time and date: Friday, November 18, 2011 starting at 9:00 a.m.
  • Site phone: +1.816.633.4096.
  • Interested buyers can visit an equipment yard adjacent the Lancaster Event Center to inspect, test and compare items for themselves two weeks prior to the auction (between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.) straight through to auction day
  • Full auction and equipment details, specifications and photos are available at www.rbauction.com