Canadian Mining Journal


TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

Big efficiency gains were made at Herradura using Cat MineStar technology.

MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora, Mexico.

MineStar enabled better operator performance and increased efficiency, helping the mine achieve production goals and improve overall profitability.

Caterpillar has produced a video that documents how the mine boosted production to 100% with Cat technology. Watch it by clicking here.

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