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Caterpillar Sued By Illinois Over Oil Spill

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois authorities have filed a lawsuit against Caterpillar Inc. after oil that overflowed from company waste treatment tanks spille...

Caterpillar Cartoon

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Caterpillar CEO Contradicts Obama's Claim About Rehiring Workers If Stimulus Passes

ABC | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama today repeated the claim we asked about yesterday at the press briefing that Jim Owens, the CEO of Caterpillar, Inc., "said that if Co...

Obama: Caterpillar Will Rehire If Stimulus Passes

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — With a breakthrough deal zooming toward his signature, President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked lawmakers of both parties for re...

Des Plaines River Oil Spill: Caterpillar Tank Spills 65,000 Gallons Of Oil Sludge Near Joliet

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ROCKDALE, Ill. — The Environmental Protection Agency says cleaning up an oil spill along the Des Plaines river in suburban Chicago will take two...

Caterpillar To Cut Another 2,110 Production Jobs

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. announced 2,110 new job cuts Friday as it scales back production amid a world economic slowd...

Caterpillar To Cut 20,000 Jobs

AP | DANIEL LOVERING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Caterpillar Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit dropped 32 percent as the global economic slowdown sapped demand for heavy equipment, forcing the company to ...