Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Mining Canada


  • HAUL TRUCKS: Caterpillar to offer dual fuel retrofit kit for 785C

    November 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar will offer its dynamic gas blending retrofit kit for the Cat 785C mining truck. Cat Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) technology allows engines to run on both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG). DGB lowers fuel cost

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    DOZER: Cat’s innovative D10 celebrates 40 years

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Forty years ago, this writer drove the first Cat D10 dozer delivered to Canada. The brute was the centrepiece of a well-attended press conference at Hewitt Equipment in Pointe Claire, Que. When things began to slow down, I evidently put

  • Feature

    Caterpillar offers stepping stones to full automation

    September 13, 2017 by Craig Watkins

    How automation is improving the performance of heavy equipment in surface mining

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    LOADER: New Cat 998K XE offers high fuel efficiency, low cost of ownership

    August 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar’s new 998K XE electric drive loader delivers 25% greater overall efficiency and up to 10% more productivity in load-and-carry applications than the industry leader 988K loader. This  is the first wheel loader offered by Caterpillar with a high efficiency

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    HAUL TRUCK: New Cat 745 has next generation cab, stability assist

    March 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. –Offering a 41-tonne rated payload capacity, the new Cat® 745 articulated truck features a world-class cab design, completely re-engineered from the inside out for comfort and ease of operation. The new external “spinal” ROPS structure boasts bonded rear

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    TRUCKS: Cat bringing autonomous capabilities to more sizes, more brands

    January 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUTH, AZ – Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt

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    TRUCK: Cat 794 AC a versatile performer

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs – a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Westport, Caterpillar to develop natural gas technology for off-road equipment

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Westport Innovations, a global leader in natural gas engines, has signed agreements with Caterpillar of Peoria, IL, to co-develop natural gas technology for off-road equipment, including mining trucks and locomotives. Caterpillar…

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    Hydraulic excavator gets more power

    August 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Caterpillar’s new 390D L hydraulic excavator incorporates a refined designed that provides greater hydraulic power, stronger structural components, added safety and convenience features, plus improved serviceability.

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    Production equipment

    June 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    2 – Electric / Hydraulic shovels Bucyrus RH340B

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    New Products

    February 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Tank wraps protect against freezing