Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Inc.


  • News

    FINANCING: MineSense raises $18M to drive commercialization

    August 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MineSense Technologies, a pioneer in industrial IoT providing real-time, sensor-based ore data and sorting solutions for large scale mines, has closed a US$18 million equity financing to position itself for full commercial launch. Led by Prelude Ventures, the

  • News

    TRUCKS: Cat articulated truck production reaches 50,000 units

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PETERLEE, U.K. – In a year of multiple milestones for Cat trucks, Caterpillar announces the manufacture and delivery of its 50,000th articulated truck. Since the start of Cat branded articulated truck manufacturing in Peterlee, U.K., in 1985, Caterpillar has become

  • News

    TRUCKS: Caterpillar builds 1,000th Cat 797

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DECATUR, Ill. – Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat 797 Mining Truck. With 363 tonnes payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat, Minetec team up for underground offerings

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar recently announced a significant expansion in its technology offerings for the underground hard rock mining industry through a collaboration with another leading technology developer. Caterpillar and Minetec, a wholly owned subsidiary of Codan Limited, have announced

  • GRADERS: New Cat® 24 Motor Grader improves performance, lowers costs and advances safe operation

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Building on the strong heritage of the M Series Motor Graders, the new Cat® 24 Motor Grader delivers high performance construction and maintenance of mine roads to improve mining truck efficiency. The 24 Motor Grader is equipped with a 7.3-m

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    INNOVATION: Cat and Minetec team up to create new underground technology

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Caterpillar and Minetec announced an agreement for the development and delivery of technologies targeting underground hard rock mining challenges. The collaborative work will deliver best-in-class site solutions for mining customers. The integrated solutions will be offered as part

  • News

    EQUIPMENT: Finning secures contract for Lundin’s Candelaria

    December 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –  Finning International of Vancouver announced last week that its South American operation has been awarded a multi-year mining contract by Lundin Mining Corp. to deliver new equipment and product support to the Candelaria copper mining complex in the

  • Feature

    Cat brings partnerships to the fore

    December 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    Caterpillar touts its partnership model.

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    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

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    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

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    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