Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar of Canada Corporation


  • News

    DRILLS: Cat Command available for blasthole drills

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cost-effective, high precision drilling gets your whole mining value chain off to a good start. Cat Command for drilling, a capability of the Cat MineStar technology suite, helps achieve excellent results through drill automation – which will

  • News

    DRILL: Get to know new Cat MD6250

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar invites customers old and new to explore the new Cat® MD6250 rotary drill. It is built from the ground up with 100% Cat parts to help users get the most out of their operation. With built-in autonomous

  • Feature

    Boring machines make tough Toronto tunnel job easier

    April 1, 2016 by D’Arcy Jenish

    Darrell Liebno calls Atlanta, Georgia, home, but the civil engineer hasn’t been there much for the past three years. He’s been in Toronto managing one of the larger underground infrastructure projects in the country– twin tunnels, 6.5-km long in the

  • News

    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Funding secured for completion of Detour Lake mine, mill

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s Detour Gold has arranged a $372-million bought deal, the bulk of which will be used to complete the Detour Lake gold project 185 km northeast of Cochrane. A syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets and TD…

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Thompson Creek to finance $132-M fleet for Mt. Milligan

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Cat Financial has agreed to finance Denver-based Thompson Creek Metals’ $132-million purchase of open pit mining equipment for the Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine 155 km northwest of Prince George. Drawdowns against the finance…

  • News

    EQUIPMENT: Detour Gold to by Cat trucks from Toromont

    February 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Detour Gold has agreed to purchase the mining truck fleet for its Detour Lake gold mine in northern Ontario from Toromont Industries. The fleet will include 23 Caterpillar 795F, 322-t haul trucks and ancillary equipment. Detour has…

  • News

    MERGER: Cat to acquire Bucyrus for US$8.6 billion

    November 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PEORIA, Illinois, and SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Two of the world’s largest heavy equipment makers will soon be one. Caterpillar and Bucyrus International have agreed to a deal under which Cat will acquire Bucyrus in a transaction worth…

  • News

    TRAINING: Simulator matched with Cat 793F truck

    October 27, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARIZONA – Immersive Technologies introduced its new PRO3 advanced equipment simulator to customers and Cat dea…