CAT CEO Contradicts Obama

President Obama repeated the claim yesterday that Jim Owens, the CEO of Caterpillar, Inc., said “if Congress passes our plan, this company will be able to rehire some of the folks who were just laid off.” But after the president […]

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Obama: CAT To Rehire If Bill Passes

President Barack Obama says Caterpillar’s chief executive, Jim Owens, has told him the company will rehire some laid-off workers if the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan passes. The heavy equipment maker announced more than 22,000 job cuts last month as […]

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Some New Machines From Las Vegas

Caterpillar showed eight machines and two new engines. I mentioned the 904H Wheel loader earlier in the week. The new Caterpillar 904H compact wheel loader comes standard with 52-net-horsepower and an operating weight of 9,900 pounds. It replaces the popular […]

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