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Cat Grade Control System Now a Standard Feature on 323 Excavators

Caterpillar announced at ConExpo - Con/Agg 2014 that Cat Grade Control System will soon be a standard feature on Cat 323 Excavators as a result of high demand. The user-friendly technology improves job site productivity and reduces overall fuel consumption by nearly six percent. Operators can leverage the real-time positioning and cut-and-fill data displayed on the standard cab monitor to maximize efficiency and reduce overall operating costs.

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Product Spotlight | Cat 910K and 914K Compact Wheel Loaders

Caterpillar has expanded its Compact Wheel Loaders product line to include the 914K and the new 910K. The new compact wheel loaders replace the Cat 914G2 and IT14G2 models. The loaders feature a redesigned cab, Cat Hystat hydrostatus drive system, and a 92-net horsepower, EPA Tier 4-Interim / EU Stage IIIB engine. These powerful compact wheel loaders are equipped with the same digging power as conventional Z-bar machines, but incorporate functions of integrated tool carriers.

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Product Spotlight | Cat MH3049 Material Handler

Move more material on your jobsite with the Cat® MH3049 Material Handler. This Cat machine combines fuel efficiency with power to deliver a success job. 

Benefits of the Hydraulic System 

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New Settings to Hystat System Deliver Control

Cat K Series® Small Wheel Loaders are equipped with the Caterpillar Hystat System designed to electronically control hydrostatic transmission. The system matches underfoot conditions by automatically adjusting tractive power at the wheels.

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New Features to Cat Performance Series Buckets

Caterpillar has redesigned the Performance Series Buckets to increase productivity, fuel economy, and operator efficiency. The new Cat® buckets feature a variety of design enhancements to make loading easier and faster for wheel loader machine operators of all skill levels. New bucket features help contain material better, reduce the number of passes per truck, and increase truck loads per day.

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Open House Wrap Up | Hawthorne Rentals Chula Vista

On Wednesday, April 9th, Hawthorne Cat hosted an open house at the newest South Bay Hawthorne Rentals location in Chula Vista, CA. More than 110 guests were in attendance for food, giveaways and special offers. Customers had the opportunity to check out the new Cat 336 E H Hybrid Excavator and other low hour machines in the rental inventory. 

Be sure to take advantage of our introductory special offer! Receive $100 off your next rental of $1,000 or more when you rent by May 31st, 2014 at the Chula Vista location.

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Caterpillar Introduces Web Version of SpecSizer

SpecSizer software enables consultants, contractors, installers, and end-users to select the appropriate generator set for their next job. The software makes specific recommendations based on site parameters, load characteristics, and required performance. 

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Hawthorne Cat Teams with The Hawaii Foodbank

Join us to help collect 1,000 pounds of food for the Hawaii Foodbank by Friday, April 18, 2014. Your food donations will help the Hawaii Foodbank reach its goal of 1,000,000 meals that will help feed the low income, elderly, children, homeless, unemployed and those experiencing temporary emergencies. Drop off your donated food items at any Hawthorne Cat location during normal business hours. 

Visit the website to learn more and call 808.677.9111 for complete details of the food drive including drop-off locations.

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