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Rethink the Tank | How Idle Time Racks Up Costs

Idle time can add up to as much as 50% of total running time, according to industry experts. The impact of idling just 30% of the time can produce a five-year cumulative cost of $9,750! Another way to look at it: nonproductive hours of idle time can translate into one or more gallons of wasted fuel, every hour. In addition to driving up fuel costs, nonproductive machine time creates more emissions and threatens component life. Idling can also cause unnecessary fluid and filter changes and lower the resale value of your Cat equipment.

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New Multi Terrain Loaders Optimize Performance, Control & Convenience

The new Cat® 297D and 297D XHP Multi Terrain Loaders are designed with features that enhance operator efficiency and control, lower operating costs, improve safety and increase performance. Highlights of these new loaders include: 

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K-Series Refinements Improve Operator Control and Work Efficiency

The Small Wheel Loaders of the Cat® K Series departed from the H Series preceding them with fundamental design changes. The Cat K Series 924K, 930K and 938K Wheel Loaders incorporate the fuel-efficient Cat C6.6 engine, a hydrostatic drive system with electronic controls, and a redesigned operator station. The Z-bar loader linkage has been optimized to pair aggressive digging power with parallel lift.

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New Cat 824K Wheel Dozer Improves Productivity and Safety

Engineering refinements in the new Cat® 824K Wheel Dozer's power train and operator station, and structures, combine with enhancements in safety, service and management features to optimize the machine's value and long-run durability. The Cat 824K Wheel Dozer can be customized with six available blade configurations for stockpile or production dozing or cleanup jobs.

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Cat 903C Offers Versatility, Easy Operation and Premium Features

Optimize operator safety and comfort and get outstanding versatility from the new Cat® 903C Compact Wheel Loader. Designed to work productively in construction, agricultural, industrial, and other applications, the 903C features a universal-type coupler and auxiliary hydraulics. It's also easy to operate and is built to ensure that safe routine maintenance is quick and simple.

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Product Spotlight | New Cat E2 Series Hydraulic Excavators

The new Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – 303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2 –will all use the new High Definition Hydraulic (HDH) system. The compact radius machines are designed to deliver the solid performance of the earlier E Series, with even more added value for the customer. For example:

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Product Spotlight | Cat MH3037 Wheeled Material Handler

Cat® Material Handlers are built to work in tough applications. Caterpillar® recently announced the expansion of their extensive Material Handler product line to include the new greater-than-25-ton class. The third and most recent model to be introduced is the new Cat MH3037. The MH3037 Wheeled Material Handler is equipped with several new features designed to improve jobsite efficiency, enhance operator safety and simplify maintenance.

MH3037 New Features

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Product Spotlight | Cat 990K Wheel Loader

The new, powerful Cat® 990 Wheel Loader features an increased payload designed to make you more productive on your jobsite. Additional new features such as design enhancements, fuel efficiency and an upgraded operator cab make this Cat machine ideal for any jobsite. 

Cat 990K Wheel Loader Features

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