Canadian Mining Journal


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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

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    AUTOMATION: Proving autonomy will work with virtual tool

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOSSVILLE, Ill. – Cat Command for hauling, the autonomous haulage system that developed in partnership with several large mining customers, has been successfully deployed for over five years. Part of our MineStar suite of technology offerings, the system has safely

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    WHEEL DOZER: New Cat 814K promises comfort, efficiency and serviceability

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Today’s new Cat 814K wheel dozer from Caterpillar features a new, sound-suppressed cab, efficient power unit and transmission drive, and centralized service station configuration to drive machine uptime and operator productivity to new levels. With its rugged

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    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