Canadian Mining Journal


Caterpillar Inc.


  • News

    EXCAVATORS — Cat adds new mid-sized models

    March 19, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PEORIA, ILLINOIS – CATERPILLAR has introduced three new mid-sized hydraulic excavators to launch the D-Series line….

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    EQUIPMENT TRACKING – Cat broadens GPS frequencies

    February 12, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PEORIA, ILLINOIS – CATERPILLAR is adding the newest GPS technology to its control and guidance products to take adv…

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    POWER GENERATION – Finning to supply Snap Lake project

    December 25, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The Canadian division of FINNING INTERNATIONAL has been awarded a contract to supply all on-site power …

  • Feature

    PC-based simulators for virtual training

    December 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    To help meet the growing need for qualified equipment operators, Caterpillar‘s equipment training solutions group is developing cost-effective, easy-to-use and reliable PC-based simul…

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    INNOVATION AWARD – Oil sands equipment

    November 9, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – The CANADIAN AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL gave an award of merit to SYNCRUDE, CATERPILLAR and FINNING (CANAD…

  • Feature

    Getting There

    October 1, 2005 by Jane Werniuk

    Picture a weight-lifter and a gymnast, strapped together to form a gangling, three-legged runner. This is Inco Ltd.’s Voisey’s Bay nickel project–the open pit mine and concentrator i…

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    Mine equipment makers increase production

    October 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Caterpillar Inc. of Peoria, Ill., is increasing production to meet customer needs during this unprecedented period of demand for both open pit and underground mining equipment. The co…

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    Smart Loader” system automates underground loaders”

    September 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MINEGEMTM is a new-generation underground loader automation system featuring the first sophisticated autonomous navigation systems that can operate at the same level as human operators, claims its dev…

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    OFF-HIGHWAY TRUCKS – Nine more Cat units to go to Suncor

    June 29, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – SUNCOR ENERGY has awarded a $115-million contract to FINNING INTERNATIONAL for new haulage trucks at its …

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    Cowal opens up New South Wales for Barrick

    June 1, 2005 by CMJ staff

    Although it is one of Barrick Gold Corp.’s smaller development projects, the Cowal gold mine is important to the company’s production base in Australia. The project is located in cent…

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    High hopes & hard work at Veladero

    June 1, 2005 by Marilyn Scales

    Everyone at the Veladero project is working flat-out preparing the mine and plant for production in the fourth quarter of this year. It helps to know that something good will come of the effort: there…

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    MINING EQUIPMENT – Finning chalks up two more sales in South America

    May 4, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – FINNING INTERNATIONAL announced that its South American Mining division has secured contracts worth $12…