Welcome to Wagner Equipment Co! We are a certified Caterpillar dealer with offices across Colorado, New Mexico, and west Texas. Our mission is to help our customers with their heavy equipment needs, whether they are looking to purchase or rent. In addition, once you have purchased or rented your heavy equipment from us, we make sure all of your heavy equipment needs are taken care of, from heavy equipment service to Cat parts and our Cat parts exchange. We aim to be your one-stop-shop for Cat machines, Ag machines, Cat accessories, power systems, technology needs, and Cat equipment training. Visit our website to learn more, or contact a Cat dealer near you!

Solutions You Can Count On With Wagner Equipment Co

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Wagner Equipment Co offers new and used heavy equipment throughout Colorado, New Mexico, and west Texas. Our services run the gamut, from field service technicians and our Cat Parts Store to electric power generation and portable machining. We’ve been a leading Caterpillar equipment dealer since 1976, offering Ag equipment, smaller tools through the Cat Rental… read more

Industrial Uses of a Generator

As a business, you rely on electricity for your everyday needs, from charging power tools, cell phones, and computers to making sure the lights in your building are on. When the power goes out, most of your work and processes stop, except what battery power you have stored. While battery power will get through the… read more

A Few Tips For Aspiring Farmers, Part Two

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower  Welcome back to the Wagner Equipment Co. blog! You join us in the midst of a two-part series for aspiring farmers, as the title of today’s blog already underscored. In part… read more

A Few Tips For Aspiring Farmers, Part One

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.” — Will Roger So, you are thinking about getting into the farming industry.  We admire your mettle, for one thing. There are fewer and fewer “salt of the earth” folk these days it would seem. But whether you want to start… read more

Why Rent Your Cat Equipment From Wagner?

In recent blogs, we’ve jumped around a bit from topic to topic. In December, we highlighted a few of the basic tools you’ll need to do almost every home improvement project and shined the proverbial spotlight on new and used CAT parts. In January, we took a deep dive into the world of machinery required… read more

Caterpillar History – A Quick Overview of CAT Equipment

As a Caterpillar dealer selling both new and used CAT equipment, Wagner Equipment holds an honored position. Historically speaking, Caterpillar is the New York Yankees of heavy equipment. Their innovation of replacing wheels with wooden tracks bolted to chains made the industry what it is.  Caterpillar stands for quality and value at a brand level… read more

Machines Needed to Mine Coal, Part 4

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If you’ve ever visited a mining site, even a mining site from the 1800s when mining first began, you know that mining is a huge operation. Surface mining can cover hundreds of acres of land, moving millions of pounds of dirt, rock, and rubble — all before you even get to the coal. In order… read more

Machines Needed to Mine Coal, Part 3

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Coal mining can be a complex endeavor. It’s a lot more in the 21st century than just a couple of miners with some pick axes and a screen. Coal mining today is a multi-billion dollar industry, employing over 130,000 people. Coal is found in 38 states and most of coal mining is surface mining. Each… read more

Machines Needed to Mine Coal, Part 2

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Coal mining began mostly on the surface of the earth. People would find a shallow vein, dig a little bit, and bring the coal up. Now called surface mining, this is still the main form of mining used today and is classified as when coal is less than 200 feet underground.  Coal was formed hundreds… read more

Machines Needed to Mine Coal, Part 1

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Coal has been used for fuel for thousands of years. Funeral pyres have been found with coal remnants as far back as the Bronze Age 3,000 years ago. Aristotle mentions coal in his writings. Coal was used by the ancient Romans to heat their homes, and Marco Polo mentions that the Chinese used coal. The… read more