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Nestled in the grassy plains of Gabon’s savanna region, Lékédi National Park is home to several fisheries as well as monkeys, buffalo, antelopes and other wildlife indigenous to Central Africa. When they wanted to build a base camp to accommodate staff and visitors and needed a cost-effective, reliable, scalable solution for power and water supply, they called on Caterpillar.

Caterpillar Foundation Invests $50,000 in Second Harvest Japan Tokyo2020: Food for 100,000

Support will provide more than 23,000 meals for those in need
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TOKYO, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Caterpillar Foundation has announced an investment with Second Harvest Japan that will provide direct assistance to households in need through pantries, care packages and mobile pantries. Second Harvest Japan provides a wide assortment of healthy foods for various recipients including refugees from more than 65 different countries. Second Harvest Japan also supports recipients with dietary restrictions, a concern which often impacts what can or cannot be accepted by a family in need.

Caterpillar's Hurricane Response

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Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria became household names in 2017 during a hurricane season that brought historic floods and caused immeasurable damage. As the areas surrounding Houston, the Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and many other impacted Caribbean islands responded to the storms and began the long process of recovery, Caterpillar and Cat® dealers were there each step of the way with equipment, hands-on support and donations that helped those affected get back on track.

Caterpillar Dredging

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Ninigret Salt Marsh in Charlestown, Rhode Island, serves as a nursery for fish, a feeding ground for wading birds and a nesting area for migratory species. The Ashdod port in Israel is one of the country’s two main cargo ports.

Click here to learn about two examples of how dredging is improving the environment and enhancing the natural infrastructure and local economy at these two locations.

Caterpillar Customer Sustainability

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In the ocean, on the road and inside mine sites, Caterpillar teams are responding to customer needs for increased efficiency and decreased GHG emissions.

Click here to learn about recent technological innovations that are helping our customers become more sustainable in unexpected ways.

Cat Electrified Equipment

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As the technology capability and the power density of power electronics, motors, generators and energy storage solutions have advanced, so, too, has the value proposition of electrification for Caterpillar’s customers.

Cat Reman 3600 Engine

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For more than 45 years, Cat Reman has provided customers with engines and components offering same-as-when-new quality, reliability and performance.

In 2016, Cat Reman introduced a Cat® 3600 engine prechamber assembly using state-of-the-art machining and laser weld technology. This remanufactured prechamber assembly was developed through a collaborative effort involving team members from manufacturing, salvage, marketing and engineering.

Solar Turbines Remanufacturing

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Solar Turbines supports their customers by providing high quality overhaul exchange turbine engines, built with a mixture of remanufactured and new components.

When Solar Turbines noticed a decline in the mixture of remanufactured and new components, they took steps to identify what could be done to reverse this trend. Click here to read more.

Caterpillar Provides Cleaner Air Underground

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Underground hard rock mining companies continue to go deeper in search of more raw materials and higher-grade ore. Working at such depths leads to air quality concerns due to equipment emissions, which today are primarily powered by diesel.

Click here to learn about how Caterpillar leveraged our investments and deep expertise in energy storage and electric drive technology to design and assemble the R1300 Battery Electric Load-Haul Dump, a fully battery-powered machine.

Caterpillar and the Space Age Chemical

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Grinder burn is caused by improper grinding in the manufacturing process and can cause parts to fail prematurely. Caterpillar routinely uses an acid etch check on a variety of manufactured parts to detect any presence of grinder burn.

Click here to read how the Advanced Materials Technology team learned about a new space-age chemical that ultimately helped reduce waste.

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