Jobsite Setup

EXPERT TIPS & TRICKS

Mark Whiting is a Caterpillar expert—full of great ideas for improving site efficiency. We captured some of his best thinking in three quick videos. Watch them all and learn how a few small changes in job setup can improve productivity by 15-20%. He’ll also share practical tips for improving compaction efficiency and explain how Cat® GRADE technologies for dozers and motor graders will help you save time, cut costs and use less fuel.

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TECH TALK—SIMPLIFIED

Let Jason Hurdis, an efficiency expert from Caterpillar, show you how Cat technologies and a well-designed jobsite can generate fuel savings of up to 20%. Get his perspective on three innovations: Eco Mode, which adjusts engine speed to match the work you’re doing; Cat PAYLOAD technologies, which improve loading efficiency and accuracy; and Auto Idle, a shutdown feature that stops the engine after a pre-determined period of idle time, saving fuel and reducing emissions.

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OPERATOR TECHNIQUE

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Find out why investing in training can cut fuel use by 10-12% percent and help you attract and retain skilled operators.

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IDLE TIME

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Idle time is probably costing you more than you think. Take a closer look at the total cost of idle time and see how other equipment owners are reducing it.

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EQUIPMENT SELECTION

To optimize fuel efficiency, make sure your equipment is sized right and built with innovative features that improve productivity and conserve fuel.

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TECHNOLOGY

Discover how tracking and using a few key pieces of machine data can help you improve fuel efficiency and profitability.

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KNOW WHAT YOU BURN AND WHAT YOU EARN?

Use the Cat Fuel Efficiency Tool to learn your fuel efficiency, average fuel burn compared to others in your region, plus tips to cut costs and increase efficiency.

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