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Caterpillar Fire Results in No Injuries

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor No one was injured in a fire at the main Caterpillar plant on Cardinal Drive in Corinth on Thursday morning, according to Corinth Fire Chief Todd Welch. Welch said the fire involved a machine that shaves aluminum. The aluminum can get hot and contact the filters, he said. […]

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Caterpillar Employees Help Corinth Boys & Girls Club

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There are a lot of exciting activities going on at the Corinth Boys & Girls Club, said Trecee Hughey, director of operations. Last week, Caterpillar employees painted the club’s gym. Caterpillar also supplied new nets, a new basketball goal and hired an electrician to work on the scoreboard and […]

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Caterpillar Introduces ACHS Girls to Manufacturing

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More than 80 female students in the ninth and tenth grades at Alcorn Central High School learned about collaborative robots, 3D printers, innovation, interviewing and more as part of an event called Introducing Girls to Manufacturing. The session featured a variety of speakers from Caterpillar and hands-on activities to show students what manufacturing looks like […]

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Caterpillar Officials Tour Corinth Boys & Girls Club

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Children gave Caterpillar officials a tour of the Corinth Boys & Girls Club on Friday. “The kids did a marvelous job giving us a tour and talking to us about what they do here at the Boys & Girls Club,” said Lorie Clayton with Caterpillar. (More photos below) […]

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Caterpillar CEO to Retire at End of March After 41 Years With Company

Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman has elected to retire effective March 31 after more than 41 years with the company. Caterpillar has a facility in Corinth and is based in Peoria, Ill. Oberhelman led the company to its highest sales and revenue peak in its 91-year history in 2012, a Caterpillar news release […]

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Caterpillar in Corinth Not Hit by Latest Job Reductions

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Caterpillar on Friday announced that the company will reduce its workforce by about 670 jobs across numerous states and China. Fortunately, job losses were not announced for Corinth. In fact, the company said some work from Lafayette, Ind. will be transferred to the Corinth remanufacturing hub. Caterpillar facilities in Mississippi plan to add about 45 positions […]

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