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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
Caterpillar updates shovel drive

Caterpillar updates shovel drive

Updates designed to boost reliability and allow the machines to operate in extreme temperatures.

Fleet

25 NOVEMBER 2019
New Cat on the block

New Cat on the block

New Cat AD45 on the market.

Fleet

02 OCTOBER 2019
Shovel drive system upgraded

Shovel drive system upgraded

System engineered to be a direct replacement.

Fleet

26 JULY 2019
Caterpillar takes additive route

Caterpillar takes additive route

Using a diesel exhaust fluid to soak up nitrogen oxides emissions.

Fleet

11 JULY 2019
Clearing the air

Clearing the air

Australia lags on emissions on mine sites but some miners are taking matters into their own hands.

Fleet

31 MAY 2019
Cleaner burning Cat

Cleaner burning Cat

Has configurations to meet toughest diesel emissions standards.

Fleet

31 MAY 2019
Robots rising at Cloudbreak

Robots rising at Cloudbreak

FMG moves a step closer to fully autonomous haulage fleet.

Rio Tinto picks Caterpillar for Koodaideri

Rio Tinto picks Caterpillar for Koodaideri

First predominantly Caterpillar haulage fleet for a Rio Tinto iron ore mine.

Caterpillar choose R1700 platform for its first electric LHD

Caterpillar choose R1700 platform for its first electric LHD

Caterpillar created its own on board fast charging system too.

Fleet

15 APRIL 2019
Elphinstone support truck an all-rounder

Elphinstone support truck an all-rounder

Elphinstone truck can be used as a scissor lift, delivery truck or even fuel carrier.

Fleet

10 APRIL 2019
A better snubber

A better snubber

Designed to keep snubbers maintenance and adjsutment free for 12,000 hours.

Maintenance

08 APRIL 2019
Electric charge building

Electric charge building

Case building for greater use of battery electric vehicles underground.

Fleet

27 MARCH 2019
Another autonomous truck crash

Another autonomous truck crash

Another two autonomous trucks have crashed in the Pilbara.

Emeco upping fleet

Emeco upping fleet

Spending $90 million on high demand gear.

Fleet

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine

Autonomous truck crash at FMG mine

No manned vehicles or people involved and no injuries reported.

Technology / innovation

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Caterpillar sees slightly stronger times ahead

Caterpillar sees slightly stronger times ahead

Asia-Pacific resources a standout segment for the equipment maker.

Fleet

29 JANUARY 2019
Fixing equipment shortages

Fixing equipment shortages

Equipment makers taking steps to head off equipment shortages.

Fleet

14 JANUARY 2019
RCT's Russian job

RCT's Russian job

Eight remote control solutions deployed at East Siberian gold mine.

Technology / innovation

09 JANUARY 2019
Ventilation consideration in new loader

Ventilation consideration in new loader

Caterpillar rolls out R1700 loader.

Fleet

08 JANUARY 2019
Future of Mining Australia returns

Future of Mining Australia returns

Future of Mining Australia includes a section for mining technology start-ups.

Innovation

08 JANUARY 2019
Swedes play to their strengths

Swedes play to their strengths

Equipment makers and mobile telephony experts come together.

Technology / innovation

07 JANUARY 2019
Boosting robot vision

Boosting robot vision

LiDAR system claimed to give Caterpillar autonomous haulers an edge.

Technology / innovation

11 DECEMBER 2018
World-first for FMG

World-first for FMG

First ever conversion of a Komatsu 930E to Caterpillar Minestar system.

Technology / innovation

03 DECEMBER 2018
New D11 faster in reverse

New D11 faster in reverse

Going backwards quicker boosts productivity.

Fleet

16 NOVEMBER 2018
Used equipment boom a boon for some

Used equipment boom a boon for some

Businesses are finding other ways to source heavy equipment.

Supply chain management

13 NOVEMBER 2018

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