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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.

New Cat® D10T2 Dozer offers increased fuel efficiency, greater reliability and durability, and enhanced serviceability and safety

The new Cat® D10T2 Dozer builds on the proven D10T with refinements to its power train, automated controls and structures.

Caterpillar Ranked 14th Most Admired for HR by Human Resource Executive

Human Resource Executive recently released its 2013 rankings of the Top 50 Most Admired for HR global companies, based on best HR practices. Caterpillar is ranked 14th among the world's 50 top companies.

Caterpillar releases its new Cat® 834K wheel dozer

The new 834K builds on the strengths of its predecessors with a completely new cab, drive train refinement, new monitoring and diagnostic features, new safety features and structural enhancements.

Caterpillar Group President Urges Congress to Develop Legislation to Enhance Infrastructure in United States

Improvements in infrastructure are critical for companies like Caterpillar, says the company, since they can have a supply chain that supports trade and U.S. exports.

Cat® 770G and 772G Off-Highway Trucks Have New Control Features, Refined Drive Train, Designed-In Fuel Economy and Easy Serviceability

Many of the outstanding features introduced on larger Cat G Series trucks are being incorporated on the new 770G and 772G models

Caterpillar Announces Customer-focused Solution for Tier 4 Used Equipment Migration to Lesser Regulated Countries

Migration solutions help ensure customers maintain the operability and resale value of their used equipment.

Cat® Dynamic Hoist Brake for Electric Rope Shovels

The Dynamic Hoist Brake is designed to stop the dipper from dropping during an uncontrolled event such as a power drop or an emergency stop. The new brake is designed to perform and survive a full speed dynamic brake event with a fully loaded dipper and, as a result, to minimize the risk of an uncontrolled dipper drop.

Caterpillar showcases underground equipment and services at Bluefield Coal Show

At the upcoming Bluefield Coal Show, Caterpillar and regional Cat® dealers are presenting the extensive line of Cat underground coal mining and utility machines as well as the customer support capabilities that are critical to safe and productive mining.

Longwall USA: Caterpillar Global Mining Technologies Increase Production and Enhance Safety in Longwall Operations

Caterpillar Global Mining is displaying a range of advanced technologies at Longwall USA, Booth 423.

Caterpillar Global Mining forms alliance with Seeing Machines to deliver operator fatigue monitoring technology

In the coming months, Cat Dealers will be brought onboard as the exclusive distribution channel to the mining industry for the Seeing Machines technology.

New Cat® smartphone launches in North America

Cat® B15 Brings New Level of Durability to North American Rugged Mobile Device Sector

New 988K Wheel Loader Features Efficient New Loader Linkage, Expanded Versatility, Greater Fuel Efficiency and Added Operator Amenities

Caterpillar is announcing and displaying the new 988K at the bauma trade show in Germany

New Cat® E Series Hammers for Medium and Large Excavators Deliver Enhanced Durability, Easy Operation and Maintenance

Cat® E Series Hammers feature a rugged design for extended durability and solid reliability, and features such as automatic shut-off, silencing and vibration buffering make them easy on the operator.

Caterpillar to Supply Longwall Systems to Four CONSOL Mines

CONSOL Energy Inc., the largest producer of coal from underground mines in North America, has placed orders for Cat® longwall equipment including more than 1,100 roof supports and totaling nearly $300 million US.

Caterpillar Celebrates The Grand Opening Of Two New Parts Distribution Centres

Cat Logistics celebrated the formal openings of two new Parts Distribution Centers in Spokane, Washington and Arvin, California last week.

World's top 10 iron ore mines

The price of iron ore  on Thursday turned positive amid new signs that China, which dominates the seaborne trade in the steelmaking raw material, will be pushing ahead with stimulus programs to boost its slowing economy. The […]

Caterpillar to Sell Part of Bucyrus Distribution Business to Whayne Supply and Walker Machinery

Caterpillar has announced similar transactions with other dealers over the last several months.