Cat® Customers Use Old Shingles to Build Airport Runways (Video)

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Cat® Customers Use Old Shingles to Build Airport Runways (Video)

Asphalt shingles repurposed to be used on a new Chicago O'Hare International Airport runway
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:00pm

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The culture of sustainable progress fostered at Caterpillar is extended through the sustainable efforts of our Cat® Customers.

Plote Construction was recently featured in a video by the Chicago Tribune operating Cat® equipment to use 10,000 tons of material originating from old asphalt shingles to build a 7,500 foot runway in the Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Plote Construction, a customer of Patten Cat, is a heavy-highway contractor operating in the Chicago area.

Click here to read more about customer applications in the Caterpillar 2013 Sustainability Report.

Keywords: Environment | Caterpillar Inc | Chicago | Environment | Innovation & Technology | O'hare | Patten Cat | sustainability

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