On February 16, 2012, the Polish coal mining company Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A. smashed the world record for daily production from a plow-equipped longwall, with an output of 24,400 tonnes of coal from a single face.
(Caterpillar News Release) PEORIA, Ill.— Driven by outstanding execution and stronger global demand, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) delivered record-breaking 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, an increase of 41 percent from $42.588 billion in 2010. Profit in 2011 was $4.928 billion, an increase of 83 percent from $2.700 billion in 2010.
Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT) and Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) today announced the companies have reached an agreement for Finning to acquire from Caterpillar the distribution and support business formerly operated by Bucyrus in portions of South America and Western Canada and in the U.K.
No matter what their interests—surface or underground, hard rock or soft rock—MINExpo visitors will find the machines and technology at the Caterpillar exhibit to help them mine and move minerals safely and productively.