Caterpillar is the global leader in the construction and mining equipment manufacture, supply and operation. This includes natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. We operate in three main areas: Construction, Resource Industries, and Energy and Transportation. Caterpillar has been involved in sustainable progress on every continent in
2015 saw the signing of a historic deal between the Angolan government and Israeli infrastructure company Tahal. It was agreed that Tahal undertakes to build and operate a seven-year agricultural development project in the Quiminha region of Angola, just south-east of Luanda. This development is not only the largest such
Gas development in Mozambique is one of the initiatives bringing cleaner energy to Africa and the world. The LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) facility on the Afungi peninsula of the Caba Delgado province of Mozambique is being developed to extract the vast amounts of natural gas that have been found offshore.
As the global leader in construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar has remained technologically advanced and includes many electrical components in their machinery. Knowledge of how electricity helps Cat® equipment function properly is thus important for any technician who wants to increase their skills and employability with a deeper understanding of
Have you ever wondered exactly how construction equipment is powered to work? You may know that all machinery is run by an engine, but how are you able to manipulate the machinery through the controls? This question and more are answered in the Power Train Overview module, a free Caterpillar
Construction of the Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower plant is progressing well, with the construction of the road connecting Chikankata and Chirundu having been completed. The hydropower project, with an estimated value of $1,5 to 2 billion, began construction in 2016. The 750-kW power station aims to address an electricity
Construction will begin this year on a 273 km long standard gauge railway line to connect the Ugandan capital Kampala with the town of Mabala on the Kenyan border. This is great news for technicians looking for work opportunities, as the $2.3 billion project is likely to create many employment
Caterpillar and Barloworld (Cat dealer for Southern Africa) recently held a Technicians for Africa launch event in Tete, Mozambique where a new drop-in facility designed to train would- be local technicians was formally opened. Working in partnership with the Mozambique government, a container was repurposed to become a drop- in facility fully