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RAM Pavement Lauds Performance, Service of Weiler/Cat
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Back in 2004, RAM Pavement founder and president Rob Miller gambled big with his career on the line and no clear idea whether his risky play would lead to future success in the paving industry. At that time, Miller was working for a company beset by financial management problems, and as an unhappy employee he […]

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How to Know When Your Heavy Equipment Needs to Be Serviced
Posted on: January 29, 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: November 11, 2019

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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Carolina Cat named 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year
Posted on: October 02, 2019

Equipment World has named Carolina Cat, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, as its 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year. A profile of Carolina Cat will appear in the November issue of Equipment World, and all 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year award finalists will be profiled on here equipmentworld.com. This award recognizes dealers for excellence in meeting customer […]

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Carolina Cat named 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year
Posted on: October 02, 2019

Equipment World has named Carolina Cat, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, as its 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year. A profile of Carolina Cat will appear in the November issue of Equipment World, and all 2019 Big Iron Dealer of the Year award finalists will be profiled on here equipmentworld.com. This award recognizes dealers for excellence in meeting customer […]

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All-Female Paving Crew Crushes Stereotypes
Posted on: September 30, 2019

For a company whose roots date back to 1747, Maymead Inc. has taken a decidedly progressive approach to hiring — employing what may be the first all-female paving crew in the nation and opening the construction industry’s eyes to an untapped market of potential workers. It all started in the summer of 2018, when the […]

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Women who Lead at CTE
Posted on: August 08, 2019

The need for a reinvigorated equipment workforce is just as prevalent in North Carolina as it is anywhere else in the U.S. and Canada, and that’s where the Women LEAD group comes in. The primary objective is to “cultivate a diverse and growing employee base by providing targeted opportunities to foster a supportive community,” explained […]

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Third-generation business Carolina Cat shares its legacy
Posted on: April 15, 2019

The following interview was originally published by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce. Caroline Marston shares the legacy of Carolina Cat, a construction equipment, power generation, and on-highway trucks company that was founded in 1926 and is a third-generation family owned business. Carolina Cat defines success by its customers, employees, and relationships and Caroline says the company is […]

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How Cat’s Electric Drive D6 XE Dozer Delivers Max Torque, Big Payback
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Unlike the D7E introduced nine years ago, Caterpillar’s new D6 XE electric drive will be a high drive machine, the first in an electric drive dozer. Compared to the 3-speed D6T, which it replaces, the D6 XE, first unveiled at the Trimble Dimensions show, offers up to 35 percent better fuel efficiency and increased agility, says […]

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Caterpillar Announces Plan to Sell the Purpose-Built Forestry Business
Posted on: August 29, 2018

LaGrange, GA – Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Weiler, Inc. to sell the Cat® purpose-built forestry business. The sale is subject to negotiation of a final agreement, the closing of which is expected by early 2019. “We remain committed to supporting our forestry customers and […]

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