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Improve Productivity | 3 Ways to Get More From Your Equipment

Operators and owners who are seeking tips for higher productivity will find several valuable ideas in an article by Product and Application Specialist Roy Brookhart. He recommends evaluating application practices in three areas in order to increase efficiency, sharpen jobsite strategy, and extend equipment lifecycles. 

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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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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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TAD Excavation | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

TAD Excavation, Inc. was founded in 2003, and has been a loyal customer of Hawthorne Rentals for almost 10 years. TAD Excavation, Inc. is currently working on a variety of demolition and grading projects throughout San Diego County.

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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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Pacific Grading & Erosion Control | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

Santee based, Pacific Grading & Erosion Control was founded in 1998 by Eric Province. Pacific Grading & Erosion Control performs Best Management Practices (BMP), a form of environmental engineering designed to manage storm water and treat polluted water systems. Additionally, Pacific Grading & Erosion Control offers a range of grading and erosion control services. 

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