Caterpillar Inc. Director of Investor Relations to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2012 on November 13,

Caterpillar Inc. Director of Investor Relations to Participate in the Goldman
  Sachs Industrials Conference 2012 on November 13, 2012; Webcast Available

PR Newswire

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 9, 2012

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT)
Director of Investor Relations Mike DeWalt will be speaking at the Goldman
Sachs Industrials Conference 2012 on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.He is
scheduled to speak at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time.No presentation materials will
be available.The event will be webcast in real-time and available to the
public through the following website:

Listeners should go to the website at least 30 minutes before the live event
to register and to download and install any necessary audio software.The
webcast will be available for replay for 90 days; no transcripts from the
presentation will be made available.

About Caterpillar:
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress
possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and
revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer
of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines,
industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a
leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar
Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services. More information is
available at:

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Caterpillar's actual results may differ materially from those described or
implied in our forward-looking statements based on a number of factors,
including, but not limited to: (i) global economic conditions and economic
conditions in the industries and markets we serve; (ii) government monetary or
fiscal policies and infrastructure spending; (iii) commodity or component
price increases and/or limited availability of raw materials and component
products, including steel; (iv) our and our customers', dealers' and
suppliers' ability to access and manage liquidity; (v) political and economic
risks and instability, including national or international conflicts and civil
unrest; (vi) our and Cat Financial's ability to: maintain credit ratings,
avoid material increases in borrowing costs, and access capital markets; (vii)
the financial condition and credit worthiness of Cat Financial's customers;
(viii) inability to realize expected benefits from acquisitions and
divestitures, including the acquisition of Bucyrus International, Inc.; (ix)
international trade and investment policies; (x) challenges related to Tier 4
emissions compliance; (xi) market acceptance of our products and services;
(xii) changes in the competitive environment, including market share, pricing
and geographic and product mix of sales; (xiii) successful implementation of
capacity expansion projects, cost reduction initiatives and efficiency or
productivity initiatives, including the Caterpillar Production System; (xiv)
sourcing practices of our dealers or original equipment manufacturers; (xv)
compliance with environmental laws and regulations; (xvi) alleged or actual
violations of trade or anti-corruption laws and regulations; (xvii) additional
tax expense or exposure; (xviii) currency fluctuations; (xix) our or Cat
Financial's compliance with financial covenants; (xx) increased pension plan
funding obligations; (xxi) union disputes or other employee relations issues;
(xxii) significant legal proceedings, claims, lawsuits or investigations;
(xxiii) compliance requirements imposed if carbon emissions legislation and/or
regulations are adopted; (xxiv) changes in accounting standards; (xxv) failure
or breach of IT security; (xxvi) adverse effects of natural disasters; and
(xxvii) other factors described in more detail under "Item 1A. Risk Factors"
in our Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 21, 2012 for the year ended
December 31, 2011. This filing is available on our website at

SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.

Contact: Caterpillar contact,Jim Dugan, Global Government & Corporate Affairs,
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