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Better reliability down there

Better reliability down there

Improvements to shovels' lower regions expected to increase availability and cut cost of ownership.

Maintenance

10 MAY 2022
Cat autonomously passes 4Bt milestone

Cat autonomously passes 4Bt milestone

For the first time Command system moved more than 1Bt in one year.

Rio and Cat collaborating on zero-emission trucks

Rio and Cat collaborating on zero-emission trucks

Deal will put Rio Tinto in a position to buy some of the first zero-emissions trucks.

Technology / innovation

17 FEBRUARY 2022
BHP to trial battery trains

BHP to trial battery trains

Putting battery-electric locomotives from two different suppliers to the test.

Transport

17 JANUARY 2022
Newmont plans up to 10 Cat EVs at Tanamai

Newmont plans up to 10 Cat EVs at Tanamai

Those trucks expected to be made fully autonomous by 2026.

Technology / innovation

11 NOVEMBER 2021
Another Minexpo, another long-distance operation

Another Minexpo, another long-distance operation

Demonstration of machine's teleremote capabilities.

Fleet

17 SEPTEMBER 2021
Rio Tinto and Caterpillar team up on green autonomous trucks

Rio Tinto and Caterpillar team up on green autonomous trucks

Aimed at creating zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks.

Fleet

15 SEPTEMBER 2021
Cat, BHP working on greener trucks

Cat, BHP working on greener trucks

Aimed at accelerating the development and deployment of zero-emissions equipment.

Fleet

31 AUGUST 2021
The waterboys

The waterboys

It is not the whole of the moon but automating water trucks is getting there.

Gudai-Darri training boost

Gudai-Darri training boost

Using simulator training to help workers become familiar with operating around autonomous trucks.

Electric dozer going on show

Electric dozer going on show

Going for a bigger stand than it had at the previous Minexpo.

Fleet

16 JUNE 2021
Caterpillar's battery loader coming

Caterpillar's battery loader coming

Finally joining the battery electric vehicle party.

Fleet

03 JUNE 2021
Caterpillar buying Minetec for US$14M

Caterpillar buying Minetec for US$14M

Caterpillar seen as the best way forward for Minetec's development.

Cat D9 rolling out

Cat D9 rolling out

The latest Caterpillar dozer model to drop the "T" designation.

Fleet

14 MAY 2021
Caterpillar rolls out next 992

Caterpillar rolls out next 992

Claims up to 32% more productive and 48% increased efficiency.

Fleet

25 MARCH 2021
Caterpillar to recommend Thoroughtec simulators

Caterpillar to recommend Thoroughtec simulators

Thoroughtec to get exclusive access to confidential Caterpillar machine data.

Simulation / Optimisation

05 FEBRUARY 2021
New Cat makes the earth move

New Cat makes the earth move

The 657 has the biggest open bowl scraper in Caterpillar's fleet.

Simulation / Optimisation

08 DECEMBER 2020
FMG goes fully automatic

FMG goes fully automatic

Autonomous haulage system has increased productivity by 30%, FMG says.

Fleet

28 OCTOBER 2020
Cat looks to the future

Cat looks to the future

The new 140t payload mining truck is powered by a Cat 3512E engine.

Fleet

06 OCTOBER 2020
Get it on

Get it on

Available for Caterpillar R1700 and R3000 loaders.

Fleet

28 SEPTEMBER 2020
Cat rolls out another D9

Cat rolls out another D9

Latest version expected to be available in fourth quarter of 2020.

Fleet

09 SEPTEMBER 2020
Chichester trucks just robots in disguise

Chichester trucks just robots in disguise

FMG has 168 automated trucks in service at both the Chichester Hub and the nearby Solomon Hub.

Fleet

23 JUNE 2020
Caterpillar freezing executive pay

Caterpillar freezing executive pay

Freeze on base pay increases. Incentive schemes also affected.

Covid-19

02 APRIL 2020
COVID-19 hitting Caterpillar supply chain

COVID-19 hitting Caterpillar supply chain

Company says it is suspending operations at certain facilities but will not say which ones.

Covid-19

30 MARCH 2020
Regulating automation

Regulating automation

A risk-based assessment model preferred over prescriptive regulation.

Innovation

02 MARCH 2020
Boddington to automate haulage fleet

Boddington to automate haulage fleet

Newmont expects to get more than a 35% return on its US$150 million investment.

Technology / innovation

20 FEBRUARY 2020
Cat lends hand to fire relief

Cat lends hand to fire relief

Cat's thoughts are with the Australian people.

Sustainability

24 JANUARY 2020
Collie gets Caterpillar autonomous training facility

Collie gets Caterpillar autonomous training facility

This will be only the second Caterpillar facility of its type in the world.

Technology / innovation

23 JANUARY 2020
RCT launches specialised underground Wi-Fi network

RCT launches specialised underground Wi-Fi network

Become the latest player to go into the Wi-Fi network solution underground space.

Technology / innovation

14 JANUARY 2020
Gruyere's partnership play pays

Gruyere's partnership play pays

Partnerships the key to remote mine getting up and running.

Development

04 DECEMBER 2019

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