Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    EQUIPMENT: Caterpillar introduces new tool for LHD buckets

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has announced the launch of a heavy duty bolt-on half arrow ground engaging tool (GET) – the BOHA65 – for large underground loaders working in extreme applications. This new BOHA65 unit joins the company’s line of BOHA

  • News

    TECHNOLOGY: Caterpillar launches MineStar Edge management platform

    May 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has added the MineStar Edge platform to its Cat MineStar Solutions offering to align with the way that mining operations manage their businesses. Edge creates an operational ecosystem for mining companies: rather than having data in individual

  • News

    AUTOMATION: RCT commissions tele-remote mining fleet in Kazakhstan

    April 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KAZAKHSTAN – RCT, a company specializing in autonomous solutions, has completed a customized tele-remote project at the Ridder underground Tishinsky copper mine in Kazakhstan. RCT’s ControlMaster Teleremote solution can be tailored to a mine’s site-specific requirements. RCT worked with the

  • News

    SHOVEL: Caterpillar introduces Cat 6030 hydraulic model

    February 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar has launched the Cat 6030 hydraulic mining shovel, which is available in configurations that meet strict North American and European diesel emissions standards. The 6030 retains a 30-tonne payload capability and is powered by a pair of

  • HAULAGE: Newmont invests in autonomous fleet at Boddington

    February 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – With approval for a US$150-million investment in an autonomous haulage system (AHS) at its Boddington mine, Newmont will be the first gold miner with a driverless truck fleet. “Not only does Boddington continue to deliver strong performance, our

  • News

    POWER: Cut costs with reliable Cat micro-grids

    September 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – The Cat Microgrid system is the recipient of the 2017 Power magazine commercial and industrial generation award. The system contains both photovoltaic solar modules and energy storage. Here are some of the award winning advantages: Increased energy efficiency

  • News

    DOZERS: Caterpillar celebrates milestone 40,000th machine

    October 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      Peoria, Ill. — In October, representatives from Caterpillar, Finning Canada and Teck Resources gathered in East Peoria, Ill., to celebrate the milestone of the 40,000th Cat large dozer rolling off the production line. Core to Caterpillar’s global identity, the current

  • Feature

    Hands off for (hand)some rewards

    May 1, 2016 by Russell Noble

    The thought of autonomous mining is a relatively new concept for many mining companies because it’s still considered a futuristic technology in the minds of many of today’s miners. Having an expensive piece of equipment working without an on-board operator