Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Mining Canada


  • HAULAGE: New Cat AD45 underground truck better for mine air quality

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar’s new Cat AD45 underground mining truck is available in configurations to meet the strictest emissions standards. The AD45 delivers the superior speed on grade of its predecessor, the AD45B, and it has the same dimensional envelope

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    SHOVELS: Cat upgrades drive systems for 7495 and 7495 HF

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has developed a drive system upgrade for Cat 7495 and 7495 HF electric rope shovels. The upgrade reconfigures the crawler undercarriage to allow drive shaft and tumbler replacement from the outboard side, which improves access and decreases

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    TRUCKS: Cat 794 AC to meet strictest emissions standards, preserve performance

    July 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar’s Cat 794 AC mining truck is now equipped to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final exhaust emissions standards. In field testing, the Tier 4 pilot trucks matched the superior performance and productivity of the Tier 2 equivalent

  • LOAD-HAUL-DUMPER: Cat using R1700 underground loader as platform for first electric LHD

    April 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill.  – Caterpillar has chosen to make the new R1700 underground mining loader its first battery electric LHD platform. The design of the new battery electric Cat R1700 XE will use advanced technology for lithium-ion batteries and fast, onboard

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    TRUCK: Cat 797F meets Tier 4 Final configuration

    March 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar’s Cat 797F large mining truck is now available in a fuel efficient configuration that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. Through more than 16,000 hours of successful pilot machine operation and 100,000 hours of

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    UTILITY VEHICLE: Cat offers its first rugged, configurable UTV

    February 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar now offers a line of Cat utility vehicles designed for the rugged landscape of exploration and mining. The new UTVs offer the superior quality customers expect from Caterpillar, including rugged durability, comfortable operation and simple maintenance.

  • Feature

    The case for blasthole drill automation

    February 1, 2019 by Jim Peterson

    Caterpillar says the journey can be made in incremental steps

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    LOADER: Cat builds 990K with productivity in mind

    December 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar introduces the 990K aggregate handler, designed to deliver greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25% payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K wheel loader, the new aggregate handler enables customers to

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    Caterpillar aims to please

    December 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar’s mining team had a lot to talk about at its recent annual press event in Tucson, which CMJ attended in November. In October and November alone, the company introduced two new electric drive ultra-class trucks, a new drill capable

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    TRUCKS: Cat offers two new ultra-class OTR trucks

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – With the introduction of the new Cat 798 AC and the 796 AC, Caterpillar expands its mining truck line to give customers the flexibility to choose what meets their needs and preferences. The new electric drive 798

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    BITS: Caterpillar’s new tricone bits promise lower costs

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cat tricone drill bits are designed for the most severe rotary blasthole applications, yet are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new bit line includes six diameters ranging from 171 mm to 311

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    DRILL: Caterpillar’s small rotary blasthole drill is big on performance

    October 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – The new Cat MD6200 rotary blasthole drill is designed as a production drill with the flexibility to do pre-split drilling – all in a package that is Caterpillar’s most transportable rotary drill yet. The versatile MD6200 is