Mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd said it plans to expand its fleet of autonomous trucks operating in Australia’s Pilbara iron-ore region, part of a cost-cutting program across its operations.
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The company posted major gains in the third quarter.
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.
Contract is for commercial construction equipment.
Cash and shares deal aims to expand Toromont's network of heavy equipment dealers in eastern Canada.
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.
Doug Hoerr, Caterpillar's vice president of the material handling & underground division, is retiring in August after more than 20 years with the company.
Alight, Inc. announces Series A funding round of $11 million including strategic investment by Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc.
San Francisco SaaS technology company to use funding to rapidly expand and bring the power to Forecast the Future™ to the world’s most complex and dynamic industries.
CAT's 986K wheel loader is equipped with the recently launched command remote control system
The Japanese firm has completed its $3.7bn takeover of the Milwaukee-based equipment maker.
New Cat® MD6250 blasthole drill cuts costs and improves drilling efficiency with rugged design, integrated technology
The new Cat® MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes.
Joy will pay a dividend of $0.01 per share by March 31, provided that the proposed merger with Komatsu America Corp. does not close before the close of business on March 17, 2017.
Previously-announced Peoria complex will not be built.
At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets.
CAT launched a fully mechanized longwall system for continuous mining of flat and tabular deposits.
Prices for the metal soared again Thursday to more than $5,700 a tonne.
CNX Coal Resources LP has placed an order for 285 Cat® longwall roof supports destined for use in the Enlow Fork Mine in southwestern Pennsylvania, USA. The mine is one of three in the complex, which produced 20.7 million tonnes (22.8 million tons) in 2015, making it the largest underground coal mining operation in North America.
Caterpillar’s introduced its newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, at MINExpo International 2016.
CAT said it remains committed to existing customers.
The deal still remains subject to closing conditions and regulatory clearances.