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.
Caterpillar has launched its new MD6380 rotary blasthole drill, which gives users powerful, precise drilling and highly efficient operation.
Caterpillar is set to release the Cat AD63 underground articulated truck worldwide in late 2020.
The National Group prides itself on offering the Australian mining industry the best and most innovative machinery. The new Cat D11 dozer, its latest piece in this range, is no exception.
The new Cat 6030 hydraulic mining shovel meets the strictest diesel emissions standards on the back of a pair of fuel-efficient Cat C27 engines.
Caterpillar has announced a new dragline bucket that promises faster fill speeds and larger payloads.
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Newmont has approved a $US150 million ($227 million) investment in a Caterpillar autonomous haulage system (AHS) at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.