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Cat® 793F mining trucks prove performance in tier 4 configuration

The trucks were put to the test in a variety of applications, including cold ambient temperatures, high ambient temperatures, uphill hauls and flat hauls.

One big, bad dozer turns 40

With its cutting-edge elevated sprocket design, the Cat® D10 changed the face of the dozer market.

Caterpillar develops proof-of-concept battery electric LHD

Prototype of battery electric LHD will be sent to a Canadian mine site.

Caterpillar to build solar power plant for B2Gold Otjikoto mine in Namibia

The Canadian gold miner chose Caterpillar and Barloworld for 7 MW solar power installation at Otjikoto mine in Namibia.

Cat introduces new electric drive wheel loader

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.

Cat® Reman Double Solenoid Valves for Longwall Mining Deliver Reliable Performance at Lowest Cost

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.

New Cat® 6015B Hydraulic Shovel Moves More Material at Lower Costs

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.

New 18M3 Adds Power, Capability to Cat® Mining Motor Grader Range

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.

Russia’s Kotinskaya Longwall Mine Orders Cat® Face Conveyor

Using Cat longwall roof supports, face conveyor (AFC) and stage loader, the Kuzbass region mine has repeatedly set Russian longwall production records.

Quality for the decades

90 reasons for 90 years

Caterpillar and its regional dealers showcase customer support capabilities at Bluefield Coal Show

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 collaborates with Arch Coal to prove semi-autonomous dozers

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.

Second Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System Goes To Thin-Seam Anthracite Mine

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.

New Cat 994K wheel loader features increased payload, power and productivity and lower cost per ton

Caterpillar’s largest wheel loader and handles significantly greater payload compared to its predecessor, the 994H.

Caterpillar to supply two complete longwall top coal caving systems to mine in Turkey

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).

Cat® Longwall Plow System Helps Set New Low-Seam Coal Production Record

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.

New 990K Wheel Loader Features Increased Productivity, Enhanced Safety and Operator Efficiency, and Easier Service

Designed as an optimum loading tool for Cat quarry and mining trucks, specifically the 773, 775 and 777 ranging from about 60 to 100 tons (54 to 91 tonnes) capacity, the new 990K also features engine configurations to meet customer needs worldwide.

New Cat® D9T Dozer Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 rpm. High torque rise of 36 percent enables the dozer to power through tough material.

Polish Bogdanka Mine purchases fourth Cat® Plow Longwall

The new system is expected to average 10,000 tonnes production per day.

New Cat® MD5150C Track Drill Builds on MD5150 With More Cat Components and Choice of Three Different Rock Drills

Compared to the MD5125, which the MD5150C will replace, the new drill has 18 percent more power, a compressor that can deliver 33 percent more air volume and 40 percent more air pressure, 19 percent faster tram speed and 40 percent greater ground clearance.