Caterpillar has developed a Durilock shroud system for underground loader buckets that slashes maintenance time and allows for fast adaptation to application needs.
Caterpillar has announced the release of its Cat 395 excavator, promising an increase in production and decrease in maintenance costs compared with the outgoing Cat 390F excavator.
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Caterpillar has launched its Cat D9 dozer, replacing the former D9T model to meet versatile application needs around the world.
WesTrac has opened an autonomous technology training centre near Collie in Western Australia – the second facility of its kind in the world.
Caterpillar has unveiled a two-piece bucket for its hydraulic mining shovels, with the promise of reduced downtime through its unique design.
The National Group comprises of leading companies in the mining, resources, transport and logistics industries. Through Wolff Mining, the National Group has expanded its range of semi-autonomous equipment, with plans to implement fully autonomous drills in the near future.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is set to introduce 34 autonomous trucks at the Daunia coal mine in central Queensland through a $100 million investment.
Fortescue has rolled out its 100th autonomous haul truck conversion at its Chichester Hub in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is boosting safety across Australian mine sites by removing personnel from working within the footprint of live equipment for up to 90 per cent of common maintenance tasks.
Cat dealer Hastings Deering has completed its first reconciliation action plan, outlining the company’s strategy to contribute to the nationwide goal of reconciliation.
Caterpillar is set to augment the Cat MineStar Solutions suite of technologies with a new platform, MineStar Edge, which is also suitable for smaller mining operations.
National Plant and Equipment has delivered Australia’s first rental Cat 994K wheel loader to Rio Tinto’s Marandoo mine in Western Australia.
Caterpillar has released its next-generation Cat 6060 hydraulic shovel, which has multiple design enhancements for better performance and increased durability.
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Thiess has collaborated with Caterpillar and WesTrac to trial autonomous drilling at the Mount Pleasant coal mine operation in New South Wales.
Caterpillar has doubled its autonomous haulage figures in under two years after recording two billion tonnes hauled with the autonomous trucks system.
With an influx of automation technology entering the mining industry, companies continue to look for ways to take advantage of the latest gadgets. And as the coronavirus causes ripple-effects across the country’s workforce, automation could prove to be a saving grace.
WesTrac is on the hunt for Western Australian-based workers to fill 250 mechanical and electrical jobs for the company.
Caterpillar has validated wireless technology from Fluidmesh Networks to improve the capabilities of its Cat MineStar Command solutions.