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New Cat makes the earth move

CATERPILLAR has launched the 657 wheel tractor-scraper with a promise for it to boost cycle times and increase productivity and operating efficiency to deliver low-cost earthmoving.

 Caterpillar's new 657 wheel tractor-scraper

Caterpillar's new 657 wheel tractor-scraper

With a Cat C18 engine powering the tractor and a Cat C15 enginein the scraper the 657 can move more material during a shift, with fuel efficiency increasing by 7%. The 657 has the biggest open bowl...

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