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Reduce 4 Risks with Good Equipment Management

Day-to-day risk comes with the construction business. Here are four ways good equipment management can help reduce the effects of some the risks.

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Extend Oil and Filter Lifecycles

Machine owners and operators who follow the recommended oil and filter change intervals can better protect their equipment and reduce owning and operating costs.

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How Smooth Operators Can Help You Cut Costs

Controlled machine operation can save you money on equipment and fuel bills. Proper operating techniques can increase fuel efficiency, prevent excess wear and tear on engines and equipment parts, and improve jobsite safety. How do you promote controlled machine operation and cut costs by encouraging smooth operators? Take a look at our easy-to-read infographic.

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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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L.H. Woods & Sons | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

L.H. Woods & Sons, Inc. (LHWS) was founded in 1958 by Lee H. Woods and his son, James D. Woods, Sr. According to an article in the Compact Equipment Issue of CalContractor, LWHS was started specifically to bid on the construction of a section of the San Diego Aqueduct. Today LHWS is a highly respected contractor that has built numerous piplines and aqueduct systems in Southern California – systems that are critical to providing a reliable water supply for the drought-stricken state.

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Cheyne Johnston Skeet Shoot Benefit Fundraiser

In April 2014, Cheyne Johnston, Co-Founder of Vailston, was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Recently, Cheyne was able to move back home with his wife and two children, but still requires full-time care. Greystar, a real estate mangement company and client of Vailston, has set a goal of raising $50,000 to help provide ongoing therapy and care to Cheyne Johnston.

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What’s the Best Undercarriage for Your Needs?

Hawthorne Cat can help you find the best undercarriage for any application. Our expertise and your work experience are the most important factors in selecting a Cat® undercarriage that’s the right fit for your business and your machine.

The first thing to do is define your needs as precisely as possible, including these parameters:

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SITECH | Construction Technology for Contractors

Site Technology (SITECH) is the industry leading distributor of reliable construction jobsite technology. SITECH® offers a complete portfolio of technology systems including Trimble® and Cat® machine control systems designed to help you minimize rework, maximize jobsite efficiency and complete projects faster. The available technology can provide equipment managers with progress and data reports, wirelessly for a seamless communication flow to the office. 

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