Rio Tinto will work with Caterpillar and Komatsu to expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent in 2019.
Equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has formed a cooperative agreement with technology company FTP Solutions.
Caterpillar will offer its gas blending retrofit kit for the 785C mining truck in 2018.
The global mining automation market is expected to grow in value by almost 50 per cent by 2023, according to a report.
Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group are moving ahead with the expansion of Cat Command for Hauling at the iron ore miner’s sites in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Markets conditions have generally improved in mining. What has this meant for the world’s leading equipment manufacturers and their most advanced products?
Caterpillar’s Underground Mining group is preparing to ship a proof-of-concept battery electric LHD (load, haul, dump machine) to a mine site located in Canada.
Improving how technology solutions are integrated will be critical for mining to effectively transform into a digital industry, according to RPMGlobal chief executive officer Richard Mathews.
Queensland and Northern Territory’s exclusive Caterpillar dealer, Hastings Deering, are pulling out all stops for the 2017 Dig Day, to be held in Brisbane on Saturday October 14.
WesTrac’s Chinese division will be sold to Lei Shing Hong Machinery for $540 million after parent company, Seven Group (SGH), secured a deal with the buyer.
Caterpillar has released the new Cat 988K XE wheel loader with a high-efficiency electric drive system for increased fuel efficiency and lower total cost of ownership.
Australian Mining speaks to Caterpillar dealer Hastings Deering about the company’s success following improved conditions in the mining industry.
Caterpillar has released the Cat MD6310 blasthole drill which offers increased efficiency and productivity.
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has extended its mining services contract with Thiess at the Solomon Hub in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Caterpillar has appointed new leadership to its mining divisions. The changes follow the retirement of Doug Hoerr, vice president of the material handling and underground division (MH&U), after 24 years with the company.
Guidance systems on trucks have been in use at surface operations for some time. Underground mines, however, have only recently started looking at this technology.
Fortescue Metals Group plans to deploy more autonomous haulage technology (AHS) at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
An Australian first production trial aiming to increase mine efficiency and worker safety and longevity will kick off in Queensland next month thanks to a unique partnership between Wolff Group, Hastings Deering and Caterpillar.
Digital technology has the potential to shape the mines of the future. Deloitte’s Nicki Ivory tells Australian Mining how this movement continues to evolve.
Demand for mining equipment with current technology and greater efficiencies continues to grow on the second-hand auction market, according to Ernst & Young (EY).