Canadian Mining Journal

Caterpillar Mining Canada

  • News

    TRUCK: Caterpillar’s 5000th 793 headed for Australia

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DECATUR, Ill. – Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat 793 mining truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 227-tonne size class truck. In production since 1991, truck

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    TRUCK: Caterpillar AD22 ideal for narrow vein mining

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar recently introduced the new Cat AD22 articulated truck, a new size that joins a proven lineup of rugged machines designed for underground hard rock mining. While this newest addition to Cat’s underground truck product line is

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    TRUCKS: Cat reveals three new articulated models

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Three new 2018 Caterpillar articulated trucks – 730, 730 EJ (ejector), and 735 – replace the C series predecessors and offer new operator stations, transmission protection features, a new hoist assist system, an advanced traction control system,

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    SHOVELS: Cat mining shovels step up to new levels of performance

    February 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – When the job is moving material, it’s all about getting as much done as quickly and cost effectively as possible. The next generation Caterpillar hydraulic mining shovels take productivity and fuel efficiency to new levels, with Cat

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat and FTP partner to boost mine network performance

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar and FTP Solutions have developed a co-operative agreement to deliver proactive monitoring and management of mining technology applications and the networks that these products depend on. FTP Solutions, based in Perth, Western Australia, currently offers products

  • 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