The 5000th 793 truck will be delivered to a mining customer in Australia. The largest populations of 793s are operating in Australia, North America and South America where the trucks work to mine iron ore, copper, coal, gold and other minerals.
The new Cat® 24 Motor Grader delivers high performance construction and maintenance of mine roads to improve mining truck efficiency.
Caterpillar Global Mining is participating in the AusIMM Underground Operators’ Conference as an exhibitor, conference sponsor and presenter.
Companies have reached agreement for the expansion of Cat® Command for Hauling at Fortescue’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The trucks were put to the test in a variety of applications, including cold ambient temperatures, high ambient temperatures, uphill hauls and flat hauls.
With its cutting-edge elevated sprocket design, the Cat® D10 changed the face of the dozer market.
Prototype of battery electric LHD will be sent to a Canadian mine site.
The Canadian gold miner chose Caterpillar and Barloworld for 7 MW solar power installation at Otjikoto mine in Namibia.
This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently launched 986K wheel loaders.
Advanced scalable technology for the New Cat® MD6310 Rotary Blasthole Drill improves drilling efficiency and productivity
Building on the solid legacy of the MD6420C, the new Cat® MD6310 blasthole drill offers substantial technology, efficiency and productivity improvements.
35th Anniversary of the Cat® 3500 Series Large Engine Inspires Philanthropy and Business Integration at Caterpillar Inc.
To recognize the 35th anniversary of the Cat® 3500 engine platform, and as an expression of the company’s commitment to powering human progress, Caterpillar Inc. will give a 3500 powered generator set to a charitable organization that is making a difference in the world.
The Cat® Reman product line now includes double solenoid valves for underground mining applications.
New Cat® MD5075C Track Drill Offers Enhanced Productivity, Reliability, Operator Comfort and Maintenance Access
The new Cat® MD5075C Track Drill is designed for best-in-class productivity, durability and low total cost of ownership. Cat rock drills deliver three times the lifespan of competitive drills, and the Cat carousel rod changer and drill rod handling system are a reliable mechanical design with no sensitive electronic sensors to cause downtime.
Building on the robust and productive Cat® 5110B, the new 6015B Hydraulic Shovel delivers a productivity advantage over other 100-tonne shovels thanks to the most powerful engine in its class, a large standard bucket and payload capacity of 14.6 tonnes.
With the addition of the new 18M3 Motor Grader to the Caterpillar lineup, mining operations using trucks with capacities to 190 tons (172 tonnes) can now choose the popular workhorse of the industry, the 16M3, or if more capability is required, the more productive 18M3.
Using Cat longwall roof supports, face conveyor (AFC) and stage loader, the Kuzbass region mine has repeatedly set Russian longwall production records.
90 reasons for 90 years
We have engaged in a very successful underground mining machine rebuild program with our customers—rebuilding scoops, shield haulers, continuous miners, feeder breakers and longwall gearboxes.
Caterpillar announces the successful use of advanced automation technology to enhance dozer productivity and safety while driving down cost per ton.
Cat® Remote Operator Station for Dozing Provides Safe, Comfortable Environment and Boosts Efficiency
The new Remote Operator Station for Dozing, part of Cat® MineStar™ Command for dozing, provides a safe, comfortable environment removed from the active dozing area.
Caterpillar Launches Monitoring Service To Help Manage Equipment Operator Fatigue and Distraction Risk
Caterpillar announces the launch of a 24/7 equipment operator monitoring service to provide customers the power to see, mitigate and manage the primary variable impacting their operations―the human factor.
The German Ibbenbüren mine is adding a second Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System to recover its thin seam of anthracite coal—averaging only 1.04 meters thick. RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH placed the order for a second system based on the productive performance of the first Cat GH800B system.
Caterpillar’s largest wheel loader and handles significantly greater payload compared to its predecessor, the 994H.
In July 2014 Caterpillar will deliver the first of two complete Cat® longwall mining systems to the Soma Eynez East mine of Demir Export A.S. – Fernas Insaat A.S. Joint Venture. Both longwall systems are designed for longwall top coal caving (LTCC) in a coal seam with an average thickness of 25 meters (82 feet).
A coal mine located in southern West Virginia (USA) recently set another world record for daily low-seam coal production using a Cat® automated longwall plow system.