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How Rebuilding Your Heavy Equipment Can Save You Money
Posted on: December 04, 2020

You’ve probably made a significant investment in your company’s heavy equipment. When a machine gets older and starts to show signs of wear, you face a crucial decision — should you replace it with a new or used model or rebuild it? In many cases, rebuilding heavy equipment provides a more cost-effective alternative. What Is […]

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Best Attachments for Your Excavator
Posted on: December 02, 2020

While excavators are known as powerful, efficient digging machines, they’re also surprisingly versatile. By adding the right attachments, you can transform your excavator into a multifunctional piece of equipment that brings even more value to your job sites. As the exclusive Cat® equipment dealer for western North Carolina, Carolina Cat offers a full line of Cat […]

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The 7 Best Skid Steer Attachments and Their Uses
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Skid steer loaders are a versatile choice in many construction fleets. When equipped with the right tools, skid steers can perform many tasks, like landscaping, farming, road preparation and more. If you’ve been wondering what the best skid steer attachment is, the answer depends on your application, working environment and materials. We’ve compiled a list […]

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2021: Agriculture Trends
Posted on: November 17, 2020

The agriculture industry is continually experiencing new changes, and 2021 promises to be no different. Understanding agriculture trends is important because they affect other sectors of the economy, including real estate, restaurants and supermarkets. Today’s trends are also the beginning of the future of agriculture in the United States and internationally. Let’s look at the top four agriculture […]

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Tips for Maintaining Heavy Equipment
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Heavy equipment is crucial to the success of any construction site. Without the right maintenance, machines can require costly repairs, slow productivity and even decrease in value over time. New and used heavy equipment maintenance is essential in ensuring that your machines are in working order, keeping your employees safe and getting the job done. […]

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Carolina Cat Celebrates 200th Cat® Certified Rebuild with Asphalt Paving Company of Greensboro
Posted on: November 06, 2020

  Since Caterpillar introduced the Cat® certified rebuild program back in 1985, Carolina Cat has proudly participated in offering this service to their customers. Caterpillar builds equipment with the philosophy that the machine will live at least two lives, with a certified complete rebuild serving as the beginning of the second life. Asphalt Paving Company, […]

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Benefits of the New D3 Series Compact Track Loader
Posted on: October 28, 2020

As Caterpillar® began preparing a new lineup of their D3 series compact track loaders, they had one thing and one thing only in mind: you. That’s why Caterpillar directly reached out to operators to ask them what features they desired. After all, to build a machine that delivers, we needed to create one made specifically […]

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How to Know When Your Heavy Equipment Needs to Be Serviced
Posted on: October 28, 2020

If you’re in the construction industry, you depend on heavy equipment for your livelihood. The last thing you need is a sudden breakdown that puts your project behind schedule. The ability to know when your equipment needs maintenance or repair work can keep your machines on the job longer and prevent an unexpected — and […]

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Woman-to-Woman: Tips on Building a Successful Career in Construction
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Mary Katherine Harbin, area manager for Tennesse-based Maymead Inc., broke new ground when she helped establish what may be the nation’s first all-female paving crew. As a woman who’s worked her way up the ranks for an asphalt construction services company, Harbin knows a thing or two about what it takes to survive and thrive […]

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Are Skid Steers or Tractors More Efficient for Farming?
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Tractors are the classic equipment staple for many farms. The skid steer is also standard farm equipment, and has become more popular in the agricultural industry. When comparing a skid steer versus a tractor for farms, which results in more efficient operations? Advantages of a Skid Steer for Farm Use While skid steers are associated with […]

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