Caterpillar http://peoriapublicradio.org en Caterpillar to testify Tuesday on offshore taxes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/caterpillar-testify-tuesday-offshore-taxes <p>Caterpillar says it acts ethically and complies with all federal and state tax laws. &nbsp;That’s part of the message company Finance Services Vice President Julie Lagacy plans to deliver at a U-S Senate investigative panel Tuesday.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:02:09 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21085 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Caterpillar to testify Tuesday on offshore taxes Caterpillar reportedly under investigation by Senate panel http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/caterpillar-reportedly-under-investigation-senate-panel <p>Bloomberg is reporting a U.S. Senate investigative panel is examining Caterpillar. &nbsp;The investigative panel is reportedly examining whether the company avoided U.S. taxes by moving profits outside the country.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:38:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20604 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Caterpillar reportedly under investigation by Senate panel State allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at Mossville site http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-allowing-caterpillar-store-hazardous-waste-mossville-site <p>The Illinois EPA is allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at its Mossville plant for up to three months. &nbsp;The variance allows Cat to temporarily store the waste without having to obtain a permit and operate as a hazardous waste facility. The state EPA says it granted the request because extreme weather delayed Cat’s ability to schedule removal of the wastes in a timely manner.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:43:16 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17406 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State allowing Caterpillar to store hazardous waste at Mossville site Cat gets recognition for Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cat-gets-recognition-hurricane-sandy-clean-efforts <div>Caterpillar has won a national award for its efforts during the Hurricane Sandy recovery. &nbsp;Congressman Aaron Schock announced that that company received the honor from the Defense Logistics Agency. &nbsp;Cat received the award for providing generators and accessories during the relief efforts.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:12:37 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14159 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cat gets recognition for Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts More CAT layoffs in 4q http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/more-cat-layoffs-4q <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Caterpillar is planning additional layoffs for the fourth quarter of the year. This comes after company-wide rolling layoffs, factory shutdowns, furloughs and program reductions in the first half of 2013.&nbsp;</div><div>The company foreshadowed the additional cost reduction measures during its 2nd quarter results released in July. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:44:13 +0000 Tanya Koonce 12783 at http://peoriapublicradio.org More CAT layoffs in 4q More than one-million dollars of Cat equipment stolen http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/more-one-million-dollars-cat-equipment-stolen <div>Two people are being charged with stealing what’s believed to be more than one-million dollars in Caterpillar equipment. East Peoria police say 50-year old John Peters of East Peoria and 35-year old Eliot Wells of Peoria are at the Tazewell County Jail for burglary and theft of more than 100-thousand dollars in materials.</div><div> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:07:45 +0000 Denise Molina 12052 at http://peoriapublicradio.org More than one-million dollars of Cat equipment stolen Durbin touts Senate-backed immigration reform bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/durbin-touts-senate-backed-immigration-reform-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Senator Dick Durbin toured Caterpillar’s Visitor's Center with the company’s CEO touting the merits of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill. Durbin says the bill will have a dramatic impact on economic growth in the country, offering companies like Caterpillar, ADM and Kraft the opportunity for more skilled labor workers. But he says it's also not an easy path to becoming a citizen:&nbsp;</span></p><div> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:38:24 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10126 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Durbin touts Senate-backed immigration reform bill Caterpillar second-quarter implications http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/caterpillar-second-quarter-implications <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Caterpillar’s second quarter earnings likely signal a need for patience when it comes to any pronouncements about a new world headquarters. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports:</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 9385 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Caterpillar second-quarter implications Cat reports second quarter results http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cat-reports-second-quarter-results <div>Caterpillar’s second quarter results reflect a reduction in demand for its product. The company earned 960-million dollars. That’s down from nearly one-point-seven billion dollars at the same time last year. Sales and revenues were also down nearly three billion dollars from the second quarter of 2012.</div><div> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:44:36 +0000 Denise Molina 9346 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cat reports second quarter results Rethinking the southern part of Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rethinking-southern-part-peoria <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The southernmost portion of the city got some extra attention this morning regarding redevelopment.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 23:42:50 +0000 Tanya Koonce 9159 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rethinking the southern part of Peoria