Tag : the earthmoving business

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 639D elevating scraper

Charles Fairbairn
As in comedy, they say that timing is everything. Caterpillar introduced the model 639D just when the bottom was beginning to fall out of the
Company Profile Contractor

Scrapers reign supreme

Charles Fairbairn
Motorised scrapers are enjoying a huge resurgence, and the smartest earthmovers are cashing in on the productivity, and profitability, they offer. For some, such as
Classic Machines Loaders

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar 933 Traxcavator

Charles Fairbairn
Following the acquisition of the Trackson Corporation by Caterpillar in 1951, Caterpillar continued to use Trackson’s loader attachments fitted to D2, D4, D6 and D7