Canadian Mining Journal

Caterpillar Inc.

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    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

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    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

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

    September 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

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

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    TRUCK: New Loadpro X60 comes with fuel efficient Cat components

    February 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AUSTRALIA – There’s a new haul truck on the block – the Loadpro X60 – developed in direct response to mining and other off-road customer requirements. It fills the gap where currently available trucks have problems and…

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies, Cat extend partnership

    May 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Caterpillar Global Mining and Immersive Technologies have extended their decade long partnership by renewing their exclusive relationship for a further five years.  Through this formal agreement, Cat will continue to exclusively recommend…

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    TRAINING: Immersive Tech takes shovel training to new heights

    August 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The level of realism of shovel operator training simulators has reached a new level directly resulting in increased operator training effectiveness, safety and productivity. Immersive Technologies has released VirtualGround 3.0 as part of the…

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    SAFETY: Fatigue monitoring system avoids accidents

    May 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CANBERRA, Australia – Seeing Machines has signed a strategic agreement with Caterpillar Global Mining for in-cab fatigue monitoring systems for use in mining machines. The exclusive agreement covers the use of eye-tracking technology in…

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    Underground equipment

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    No matter what their interests—surface or underground, hard rock or soft rock—MINExpo visitors will find the machines and technology at the Caterpillar exhibit to help them mine and move minerals safely and productively. Caterpillar…

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    Mining shovel gets new look

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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…

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    EQUIPMENT: Cat to sell part of Bucyrus distribution to Hewitt, Atlantic

    July 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    PEORIA, Illinois – Caterpillar and Hewitt Equipment announced that they have signed an agreement for Hewitt and its subsidiary, Atlantic Tractors & Equipment, to acquire the Bucyrus equipment distribution and support business in the…

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    TRAINING: Immersive expands Cat simulator line

    July 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies is now offering even more support to the mining industry where superior trainings can reduce operational risks. The company has expanded its Caterpillar training simulator line with the addition of the…

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    FINANCING: Lease facility secured, equipment arrives at Quebec Lithium project

    April 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto says the long lead time equipment has arrived on site at its Quebec Lithium open pit mine and mill 60 km north of Val d’Or. The delivery was made possible when the company secured a…