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Cat Marine Tips & Advice Part II

Caterpillar Marine Manager, David O. Ahrens of the Cat Marine Resource Center has answered ten common questions. In part two of Q and A series, David will provide you with preventive maintenance tips ranging from reducing white smoke at start-up to preventing galvanic and stray current corrosion.

Q: What causes pitting in cylinder liners?

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Cat Marine Tips & Advice Part I

The Cat Marine Resource Center is a great resource for helping you maintain your Cat marine equipment. Caterpillar Marine Manager, David O. Ahrens has answered ten common questions. In this two part Q and A series, David will provide you with preventive maintenance tips ranging from reducing white smoke at start-up to preventing galvanic and stray current corrosion.

Q: When should I use antifreeze?

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Caterpillar Updates GovBidSpec.com

Over the summer, Caterpillar redesigned www.GovBidSpec.com to improve navigation and the overall user experience. The additional resources provide government agencies with valuable and educational information about Cat products.

Enhanced resources include:

  • Cooperative purchasing contracts
  • Procurement tools
  • Dealer support
  • Bid specifications
     

The site will undergo additional updates later in 2013. Read the press release for more information.

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Customer Support Agreements Can Reduce Costs

By partnering with Hawthorne Cat, we can help you improve the productivity and efficiencies of your Cat and Allied Brand equipment. Our Customer Support Agreements (CSA) are specifically designed to help you lower your cost per unit of production. We can customize your service agreement to fit your specific machine and application needs. CSAs are flexible and don't require you to purchase services you don't need. No matter the quantity, brand, size or age of your machines, you create the right maintenance plan for your business. Best of all, our certified dealer technicians will keep your equipment running like new. 

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Cat Electric Power Advisor

The Cat Electric Power Advisor website provides all the resources you need for maintaining your Cat power generation products. Learn about the quality difference that Caterpillar prides itself on with customer testimonials. Have questions? The online community offers answers to questions you may have about services available, parts, maintenance, as well as up to date safety information. 

Need your Cat generator set serviced? Visit the website to find all the necessary reference materials and learn more about the service options available.

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Become a Cat Dealer Technician. It's a Choice Career.

Looking for a career that allows you to capitalize on your skills and be proud of your work? Consider becoming a Cat® dealer technician. Our dealer technicians maintain the Cat equipment that builds and powers much of the world's infrastructure. As a Cat dealer technician you will embark on a career that can take you anywhere.

Watch the video to learn more about Cat Dealer Technicians.

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Hawthorne Lends Expertise at the 6th Annual MAGIC Camp

Hawthorne Cat recently shared their expertise and machines at MAGIC Camp. For those unfamiliar with the program, MAGIC stands for “Mentoring a Girl in Construction.” This unique summer training camp offers hands-on workshops for female high school students interested in non-traditional construction careers. Students have the opportunity to learn the basic skills needed to enter a trade such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, tile work, masonry and landscaping. This year, The National Association of Women in Construction’s San Diego Chapter 21 partnered with the Stanley E. Foster’s Construction Tech Academy (CTA) to host MAGIC Camp during the week of June 17-21 at Kearny Mesa High School.



View the Facebook photo gallery and YouTube event videos.

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Safety Best Practices & Training

Safety is a top concern at Caterpillar. From the design of our products to the quality of our equipment training, we strive to promote the safest working environments possible.

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