PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Director of Investor Relations Mike DeWalt will be speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Industrials and Materials Conference on Thursday, September 6, 2012. He is scheduled to speak at 1:20 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation materials will be available on http://www.caterpillar.com/eventscalendar. The event will be webcast in real-time and available to the public through the following website: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/industrials2012/id60965700.cfm. Listeners should go to the website at least 30 minutes before the live event to register for the event 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: http://www.caterpillar.com. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this release relate to future events and expectations and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "believe," "estimate," "will be," "will," "would," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "project," "intend," "could," "should" or other similar words or expressions often identify forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding our outlook, projections, forecasts or trend descriptions. These statements do not guarantee future performance, and we do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.