A Cat M315 Next Generation wheeled excavator is hard at work in the Philippines, helping LamAsia Builders and Supply Corporation carry out various projects. Based in Tarlac, the civil construction company is owned and operated by Edward T. Asiaten, together with his wife Atty Ma. Alyssa Jeline A. Lamorena-Asiaten.
“We have been operating for three years in Region III in many sectors from construction of buildings and roads and flood control to all sorts of civil construction. We recently used the new Cat M315 on our civil sites. These projects are under DPWH (Department of Public Works and Highways) and other private companies,” shared Mr Asiaten.
“In the projects that we do, our clients expect efficient output. In our company, we define efficiency as on time completion of quality projects within a set budget,” said Ms Lamorena-Asiaten.
On working with the local Cat dealer, Mr Asiaten said, “We chose to work with Monark Cat because they were the first to believe in us when we were just starting out our business. When we bought our very first machine, they treated us like we owned a whole fleet of machines.”
“They welcomed us and gave us a chance to partner with them,” added Ms Lamorena-Asiaten.
“We have a great relationship with our dealer. We have been working with Monark Cat for two years now. From our first machine to our eighth unit, they were always there to support us. They have gone the extra mile with their service. That is why we still choose them today,” concluded Mr Asiaten.
LamAsia Builders’ project engineer, Ian Fernando C. Flores, is also pleased with the Cat M315. He is currently working on the Bilad Elementary School project, where the machine is being put to use.
“There are multiple benefits that we get with the Cat M315. Firstly, it accelerates our work with its ability to complete big volumes of load within the day. Secondly, it can be mobilised easily and doesn’t need to be loaded onto a truck to be transported to a jobsite,” he explained.
The Cat M315 wheeled excavator has an excellent performance with up to 14% more swing torque and technology options to boost productivity. The machine also offers up to 10% savings in maintenance costs, longer service intervals, and daily ground level maintenance.
With a Cat engine that meets US EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA emission standards, the Cat M315 can travel between sites easily with travel speeds up to 37 km/hr. From dirt to asphalt, the excavator matches various needs to get the job done in a timely, efficient manner.
The machine’s advanced hydraulic system features the optimum balance of power and efficiency while giving users the control they need for precise working requirements. The dedicated swing pump delivers consistent power for better multitasking capabilities. In addition, auxiliary hydraulic options provide users with the versatility to use a wide range of Cat attachments.