Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Inc.


  • News

    LOADER: Cat testing battery-powered version in Canadian mine

    September 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The underground mining group within Caterpillar Inc. is preparing to ship a proof of concept battery electric load-haul-dumper (LHD) to a mine site located in Canada. The initial build and validation testing of this R1300G test unit began in early

  • POWER: B2Gold chooses Cat and Barloworld for solar option in Namibia

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – Caterpillar today announced that B2Gold Corp. has selected Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in this African republic. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and

  • News

    DRILL: New Cat MD6310 blasthole rig offers efficiency

    July 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Building on the solid legacy of the MD6420C, the new Cat MD6310 blasthole drill offers substantial technology, efficiency and productivity improvements. A key advantage of the machine, Cat electronics deliver advanced troubleshooting for efficient drill operation and scalable

  • News

    Software: Caterpillar invests in Saas company

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar Venture Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, has announced a strategic investment in Alight, a San Francisco-based SaaS (software as a service) technology company that develops industry-specific solutions for financial forecasting and scenario analysis. The unique software has

  • MOVING: Caterpillar to build new global headquarters

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEERFIELD, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. announced today that its new global headquarters will be located in Deerfield, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb. The new headquarters building is minutes away from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, is centrally located near major interstates

  • News

    SOFTWARE: Cat Terrain for drilling, loading and grading

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Cat Terrain’s onboard guidance and real-time feedback tools help you plan work, then work the plan, more efficiently. The latest upgrade – for drilling, grading and loading – does even more, with new features to help users hit

  • News

    GOLD: Lydian chooses Cat, Sandvik, ABB, Azmet for Amulsar project

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARMENIA – Lydian International of Toronto has let the major contracts for its Amulsar gold project. The contracts cover the mining fleet, materials handling system, gold recovery plant, electrical systems, and worker accommodations Zeppelin International will supply Caterpillar mobile mining

  • FINANCIAL: Caterpillar reports third-quarter 2016 results

    October 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA: Caterpillar Inc. today announced profit per share of $0.48 for the third quarter of 2016, a decrease from $0.94 per share in the third quarter of 2015.  Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $0.85, down from $1.05 per share

  • ENERGY: Cat microgrid technologies from Hewitt Equipment offer renewable solutions

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Hewitt Equipment, the Caterpillar dealer for Quebec and the Maritimes, is proud to announce that it will now offer the most recent Cat® microgrid technology, a new suite of power systems that integrates many innovations in terms of

  • News

    EQUIPMENT: Caterpillar introduces the smart iron age

    May 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., unveiled “The Age of Smart Iron” last month at Bauma. The Age of Smart Iron describes Caterpillar’s strategy to be the industry leader bringing digital solutions designed to improve

  • Feature

    Underground maintenance at Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine gets five-star rating

    February 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s conventional wisdom that underground mining is a dirty business. In fact, it’s undeniably true because as almost everybody knows, the nature of working underground involves spaces that are often cramped, damp and dark. To say that the environment is

  • News

    ENERGY & MINES: Caterpillar to be top sponsor at Toronto summit in October

    September 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Energy and Mines, an organization specialized in building connections between mining and renewable energy, is pleased to announce that Caterpillar (Caterpillar.com) is the principal sponsor of the upcoming 3rd annual Energy and Mines…