n IMIESA - Why they buy Cat : cover story

Volume 30, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 30, Issue 6, Jun 2005, p. 4 - 5
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... What is it that makes small to medium-sized contractors and plant hirers select Caterpillar machines? We spoke to business owners who have recently bought new Cat machines in Umtata in the Eastern Cape and in George in the Western Cape. All these companies are located somewhat off the beaten track. All are prepared to pay a premium for Cat machines for two important reasons - relationship and value for money. A major earthmoving contract is underway for upgrading and rerouting of a portion of the Outeniqua Pass close to George. On site is a small contractor known as Loyiso Construction, ..

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