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Sustainable Development for Caterpillar means leveraging technology and innovation to increase efficiency and productivity with less impact on the environment and helping our customers do the same.

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Caterpillar's Driverless Trucks Pay Off for FMG
Originally published by The West Australian.  There’s nobody at the wheel at Fortescue Metals Group. And it’s paying dividends. ... The 47 Caterpillar 793 trucks which Fortescue obtained from WesTrac are robotic — steadily plodding their way around mine...
Jul 27, 2016 5:45 PM ET
Caterpillar Turns on Hybrid Solar-diesel 'Microgrid'
Caterpillar Inc. has run its Tucson proving ground near Green Valley since 1990, putting mining trucks and other massive machines through their paces in the shadow of Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita mine. All the while the relatively remote, off-grid facility has been powered solely by Cat’s own diesel generators — but now the sun will do part of the work. The construction machinery giant...
May 4, 2016 3:05 PM ET
Caterpillar Launches Cat® Microgrid Technology Suite, Integrating Renewable Energy Sources with Traditional Power Generation
PEORIA, Ill., May 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the launch of Cat® Microgrid technology, an innovative suite of power systems that adds environmentally friendly solar panels, state-of-the-art energy storage, and advanced monitoring and control systems to Caterpillar’s traditional line of...
May 3, 2016 3:10 PM ET
Gas-to-Electricity Plant Debuts at Irvine's Bowerman Landfill
Originally published by The Daily Pilot, affiliate of the Los Angeles Times. The Bowerman Power Project went into operation this week, converting methane gas, a byproduct of landfill trash, into enough electricity to power 26,000 homes. ...
Apr 1, 2016 8:50 AM ET
Powered by Trash: Enabling Customer Sustainability
At Caterpillar, we are “champions for our customers’ enduring success”. When it comes to sustainability projects, often times our customers are focused on their customers’ success. That is precisely the case for Caterpillar customer, Montauk Energy, and their work at the Bowerman Landfill in Orange County, California. The Bowerman Landfill, covering 725 acres just outside of...
Mar 31, 2016 9:35 AM ET