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Claycomb proud of Linn State's role in international conference
Linn State Technical College President Don Claycomb thinks his staff did an impressive job this week, playing host to an biennial "ThinkBIG Global Conference" sponsored and organized by Caterpillar.
Fri May 24, 2013
Caterpillar Given "Buy" Rating at Longbow Research
's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by investment analysts at Longbow Research in a note issued to investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports.
Government Computer News
Caterpillar's rugged Android phone suited to gov's dirty work
It's pretty safe to say that government, and especially the military, is the driving force behind the creation of rugged gear.
Fortune Brainstorm Podcast: Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman
Each Fortune conference -- from Brainstorm Green, Brainstorm Tech, to the Most Powerful Women Summit, and the Global Forum -- yields fascinating conversations with the best and brightest minds in business.
Thu May 23, 2013
Caterpillar, Steelworkers Union to Meet Again Next Week
Caterpillar Inc. and the United Steelworkers union agreed to meet next week, after resuming contract negotiations Thursday for union workers at mining equipment plants in Wisconsin.
Hold Your Nose And Buy Caterpillar Here
Against my better judgment, which is never a good way to start out a long argument, I'm saying hold your nose and buy Caterpillar .
Caterpillar produces 'tank' smartphone
Watch out Apple and Samsung? Caterpillar launched a drop-proof, water-proof, dust-proof smartphone Monday that you actually wouldn't be embarrassed to carry around with you.
Commercial Vehicle Group Names Richard P. Lavin President and CEO
Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. , a leading supplier of fully integrated system solutions for the global commercial vehicle market, today announced that Richard P. "Rich" Lavin has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 28, 2013.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Motley Fool: Marginal thoughts
A: High margins are generally preferable, of course. They can reflect some competitive advantages, such as a strong brand that commands a higher price.
Duly Noted: Elvis, Muhammad Ali, Doug Oberhelman, and mac 'n cheese
On today's "This vs. That," Bloomberg's Betty Liu looks at the selling of two pop culture icons as the business assets surrounding Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali are coming up for sale.
Caterpillar Announces Cat B15 Rugged, Android Smartphone
WOAH, this is just downright awesome! The annual CTIA wireless industry show is on this week in Vegas and as usual, there's plenty of cool announcements coming out of the mobile ecosystem.
Caterpillar Unveils Dozer Park Logo
A new logo is being unveiled for Peoria's Dozer Park. Dozer Park is the new name for the former Peoria Chiefs Stadium.
Tue May 21, 2013
CNH Global NV (CNH), Deere & Company (DE), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT):...
In an SEC filing last week, the multi-billion dollar investment manager Southeastern Asset Management now owns some 12.2% of during the fourth quarter of 2012.
Oil and Gas Online
First Use Of Natural Gas To Power Equipment For Hydraulic Fracturing In Northeastern Pennsylvania
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation announces the use of Marcellus Shale natural gas to fracture wells via innovative dual fuel technology.
Mon May 20, 2013
Winston-Salem called a 'shining example' of economic development
Economic development efforts and wage growth got Winston-Salem a shoutout as one of "ten shining examples of economic development that's working." Economic development efforts and wage growth got Winston-Salem a shoutout as one of "ten shining examples of economic development that's working" in the current edition of Southern Business & Development ... (more)
Sales of Caterpillar Equipment Remain Sluggish
Caterpillar's construction and mining equipment continued to face sales headwinds in North America, posting a 9% drop globally in April despite stronger demand from Latin America.
Fri May 17, 2013
Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions
** U.S.-insurer New York Life is in exclusive negotiations with Yuanta Financial to sell its Taiwan assets, two sources with close knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Friday.
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner shows support for local strikers
Terry Hogle, left, president of Local 158 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, talks with Mayor Stephanie Miner today as striking members of Local 158 picket outside the Milton CAT heavy equipment dealership in Syracuse.
Thu May 16, 2013
Caterpillar, Mining Machinery Limited Announce Settlement
Caterpillar Inc. and Mining Machinery Limited announced today that they have resolved all outstanding issues between them arising out of Caterpillar's acquisition of ERA, including its wholly-owned subsidiary Zhengzhou Siwei Mechanical & Electrical Manufacturing Co., Ltd., commonly known as "Siwei." Caterpillar reached this agreement with two ... (more)
Investors Already Thinking Recovery For Cummins
Seeing as it is no simple task to find a company with the right mix of good management, competitive products, and attractive long-term markets, I understand why investors are slow to give up on companies that feature these attributes.