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Why Cat Mini Excavators Are Ideal for Suburban Landscaping

Assess the size of your machine and the job terrain before you begin any construction project. Suburbs tend to have smaller subdivision lots compared to large cities, and transporting machines into condensed areas can be a challenge. Landscapers often have trouble finding the right compact machine with enough power to take on tough jobs.

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Wheel Loaders | How To Configure Your Machine for the Job

Adding a wheel loader to your fleet? Whether it’s a purchase or a rental, the first step is to consider what applications your wheel loader will be performing. Will you be doing bucket or fork work? How much weight do you need to carry? A few factors to keep in mind are the machine’s full turn static tip load (FTSTL), rated load, and lift height.

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2017 Product Updates for Cat M Series Medium Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar just announced the 2017 product updates for Cat® M Series medium wheel loaders. Customers demand optimum machine performance, and Caterpillar delivers. By quickly bringing new features to market, machine designs can be refined at a faster rate than conventional machine-development cycles. The latest updates include new Cat Connect Technologies, operator comfort and safety improvements, and features that cut operating costs.

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Boost Productivity and Lower Costs with Cat® Grade Control 3D

Cat® Grade Control 3D automates machine functions for D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 track type tractors. The system features an integrated design with dual, roof-mounted antennas ideal for both production-dozing and fine-grading applications.

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Compact Wheel Loader vs. Skid Steer Loader | Which is Right for the Job?

Cat skid steer loaders and compact wheel loaders are vital assets to any fleet. Choosing between the two requires deciding which machine best suits your job needs and offers the lowest total cost.

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Monitor and Manage Fuel Efficiency with New Technology

Regardless of the size of your business, fuel consumption is a major owning and operating cost. Fortunately, new advancements in technology allow you to better monitor and manage your machine’s fuel efficiency. This helps you understand your total costs, bid on jobs more accurately, and maximize profits.

The operating display systems in machine cabs are vital tools. Most new models feature advanced secondary display systems with multiple applications that provide detailed information for tracking fuel consumption, such as:

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Cat Compact Loaders Amplify Workload Capacity

Hawthorne Cat’s line of advanced Compact Track Loaders can tackle a wide range of job tasks, and innovations in equipment design and operating software help you get the most out of your machine.

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How to Choose the Right Machines and Couplers for the Job

Cat Mini Excavators are ideal for clearing land, digging trenches, drilling holes, and a wide range of other landscaping projects. Increase efficiency on the job site by evaluating attachment and coupler options based on your specific business needs.

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