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How can you do more in less time? That's the universal challenge facing all construction contractors. Your projects are becoming larger and more complex, regulatory restrictions are increasing, and yet your construction schedules are only being shortened. These constraints are resulting in longer workdays and more fatigue, which also increases your challenge to maintain a safe working environment for you and your employees.

Caterpillar provides the solutions you need to build a successful construction contracting business.

  • A full line of industry-leading construction equipment to handle any job.
  • Over 35 types of Work Tool attachments—the widest selection in the industry.
  • The largest dealer network for parts, service and support.
  • Innovative technologies to increase machine efficiency and operator productivity.
  • Operator training to maximize productivity and avoid costly mistakes.
  • Comprehensive safety materials and programs to help reduce accidents and control insurance costs.
  • Cleaner, quieter machines to meet regulatory requirements, helping you avoid fines and damage to your reputation.

We're proud members and sponsors of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC). ASCC members, take advantage of the Caterpillar discount! 


Combining equipment, technology and services to help build your success

Cat® Connect makes smart use of technology and services to improve your jobsite efficiency. Using the data from technology-equipped machines, you’ll get more information and insight into your equipment and operations than ever before.

Working with your Cat dealer, you can find the right combination of Cat Connect technologies and services for your jobsites. Whether your goal is to maximize production, reduce costs or improve safety, Cat Connect gives you the options you need to build the successful, sustainable business you want.

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FUEL EFFICIENCY FUNDAMENTALS

Idle time, operator technique, equipment selection, technology and jobsite setup are some of the key
factors that affect fuel efficiency. Focus on the fundamentals and you’ll cut costs, increase productivity and get more work from every tank.

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7 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge for Your Construction Business

It was not long ago that most construction companies were experiencing growth year after year. Companies expanded; competition increased and margins shrunk. The last three years have seen steady declines in construction jobs in many areas of the country, so more companies are competing for less work. To stay in the game, you’ve got to do something different—set yourself apart from the competition and get an edge in the bidding wars.

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Contractor Says Cat 325F Excavator Perfect For “Jammed Up” Work

30-year heavy equipment operator David Smith says, “If you need a nice, comfortable working machine, buy a Cat® 325F compact radius excavator.”

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Cat® Dealers Make the Difference

Your Cat dealer is committed to maximizing your success, helping you get the most out of your operations with site-level solutions, service and support.

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The Power of Cat®

While superior quality is easy to see, it's over time and throughout your ownership experience that the superior value of Caterpillar really becomes clear.

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Energy consumption in the U.S. has changed

In 1908, the last time the Cubs won the World Series, fossil fuels accounted for 85% of total consumption. Despite changes in fuel sources fossil fuels still make up a large percentage of consumption. When the Indians won the World Series in 1948, the share had increased to 91%, due to petroleum and natural gas consumption. In 2015, fossil fuel consumption accounted for 81% of total consumption.

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