About Butler Machinery

300.9D Mini Hydraulic Excavator


Whether you work in heavy-duty demolition, commercial construction, mining and countless other industries, the digging and earth-moving capabilities of a top-quality excavator are critical to your success. When it comes to high productivity working in the most rugged and challenging applications and environments, nothing matches the performance of excavators manufactured by the legendary Caterpillar® brand. For nearly a century, hard-working businesses across the U.S. and around the world have depended on Cat® excavators and a broad variety of other machines to make progress possible.

Global Leadership - Local Solutions

Caterpillar serves all regions of the world so we build many different configurations of hydraulic excavators. Your Cat® dealer has exact machine specifications available in your area to help you choose what will best meet your needs. Whether you need a new Cat excavator for sale or any other type of equipment and machinery, you’ll find a solution within our extensive inventory. We also offer a broad variety of work tools and attachments capable of unlocking the full potential of the equipment in your fleet.

When you’re searching for new excavators for sale in North Dakota, South Dakota and beyond, Butler Machinery has you covered. As a trusted heavy equipment dealer in the region for three generations, we continue to invest in our capabilities to better serve you. Our experienced team will be happy to assist in analyzing your needs to identify the new excavators for sale that represent the most efficient fit for your business.

Cat® Excavators

Butler Machinery is your exclusive source of new Cat excavators for sale in North Dakota, South Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota. We are the region's only authorized Cat dealer, which means we sell and service all heavy equipment in the Cat family. Count on our team of experts for professional service, short- and long-term rentals, OEM parts and more. With a pedigree dating back to 1955, we are proud to have served the Midwest as a family business for 60 years. Our customers include some of the region's largest operators in the mining, landscaping, construction and utility industries who rely on us for both consistent service and legendary Cat quality. Cat machines are built with quality parts and replaceable components for extended productivity and also offer exceptional serviceability and fuel economy for lower owning and operating costs.

Meeting the Needs of Professionals Throughout the Midwest

At Butler Machinery, we know what works for one jobsite may not be ideal for another. That's why we offer such an extensive array of hydraulic excavators. With so many choices, you're sure to find the perfect fit for you. We offer the following selection of new excavators for sale in North and South Dakota, each of which is built with legendary Cat quality and reliability:

  • Mini excavators (1 to 10 tons): The compact design of our mini excavators is perfect for jobsites where larger machines can't operate. The swing boom, rubber tracks and attachment options allow you to get more done, while the size of the machine itself reduces ground compaction and disturbance.
  • Small excavators (11 to 19 tons): Cat small excavators are the next step up from the mini product line, offering more flywheel power and lifting capacity while still delivering incredible fuel efficiency and a low cost of ownership. Cat small excavators are ideal for utility work.
  • Medium to large excavators (25 to 90 tons): Medium to heavy range of excavators, with their best-in-class fuel economy, are ideal for those who require higher productivity in earthmoving applications and feature an emphasis on stability, comfort and ease-of-use.

Contact our sales team for more information about the current lineup of Cat hydraulic excavators for sale from Butler Machinery. No matter which model you choose, be sure to check out our full line of work tool attachments, developed to help you get more out of your machine.

The Trusted Source for Excavators in North and South Dakota

At Butler Machinery, we’re proud of our legacy of helping local customers achieve success and grow their businesses. We offer the quality, selection and value you’re looking for backed by customer service and technical support dedicated to your complete satisfaction. In addition to our exclusive inventory of new excavators for sale in North Dakota, South Dakota and the surrounding regions, we offer everything you need to get the most out of your purchases in one convenient place, including:

We Service Everything We Sell

The right equipment needs world class support to ensure it continues to run its best, even after years of use. Butler Machinery offers comprehensive service for all Cat hydraulic excavators. This includes preventative maintenance through our Customer Support Agreements, warranty repairs and service, as well as Scheduled Oil Sampling (SOS). We also carry an inventory of over $37 million of new, used and aftermarket replacement parts. Whatever you need to keep your Cat hydraulic excavator running its best, Butler Machinery can help. Call today for sales, service and more!