Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Inc.


  • Feature

    Mining shovel gets new look

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Caterpillar is proud to introduce its 6030 hydraulic mining shovel painted in full Caterpillar-trademarked “yellow.” The machine is the first Cat-branded mining shovel released since the company’s takeover of Bucyrus in October. The…

  • News

    MINING EQUIPMENT: Finning to acquire part of Bucyrus distribution business from Cat

    January 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Finning International is to acquire from Caterpillar of Peoria, IL, the distribution and support business formerly operated by Bucyrus in parts of Western Canada, South America and the United Kingdom. The Canadian company will…

  • Feature

    $14.5-Billion vote of confidence

    September 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Fourteen-and-a-half billion dollars! That’s a lot of money and I don’t care how rich you are, those figures are attention grabbers in any circle. Even the richest of rich raise their eyebrows when the words “fourteen-and-a-half billion dollars”…

  • Feature

    A ‘Real-Time’ Approach to Maintenance Pays Off

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There are many variables that make underground real-time mine maintenance an important matter. All of these surround the fact that the underground mining industry is ready for the paradigm shift from reactive to proactive maintenance. This…

  • Feature

    A Really Big Deal

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As mentioned in Russ Noble’s Editorial, Caterpillar recently completed one of the larger acquisitions in manufacturing history by purchasing Bucyrus International Inc and its complete line of mining products. This monster deal made headlines…

  • News

    GOLD MINING: Osisko ups Cat lease by US$56.3M

    August 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Osisko Mining Corp. of Montreal has boosted its equipment leasing facility with Caterpillar Financial by US$56.3 million. Osisko intends to acquire more units for its open pit mining fleet at the Canadian Malartic gold mine at Malartic…

  • Feature

    Autonomous machine system

    July 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Caterpillar and its WesTrac dealer have just announced an agreement with Fortescue Metals Group of Perth, Australia, to implement an autonomous mining solution for its 793F haul trucks at the Solomon iron ore mine. At full operational capacity,…

  • Feature

    Huge Expectations

    April 1, 2011 by David Godkin

    The goal was an ambitious one: from a resource estimated at 174 billion barrels, Muskeg River Mine bit off 300,000 tonnes of processed oilsands each day, to deliver 155,000 barrels of bitumen, then drive that recovery as high as 525,000 barrels…

  • Feature

    New Products

    February 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Tank wraps protect against freezing

  • News

    PIT EQUIPMENT – Finning, Suncor deal worth $360 million

    May 7, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – FINNING (CANADA) has signed a deal with SUNCOR ENERGY of Calgary for major mining equipment and support s…

  • News

    QUALITY AWARD – Bridgestone Firestone Off Road given nod by Caterpillar

    April 30, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE OFF ROAD TIRE COMPANY has received a supplier quality excellence award fro…

  • News

    LOAD-HAUL-DUMPERS – Cat opens Brazilian assembly line

    February 27, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRAZIL – CATERPILLAR, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, has opened a new assembly line for underground mining load…