Tag Archives: Mining Equipment

First Full Fleet of Cat Branded Underground Coal Mining Equipment Goes to Work at Armstrong Coal in Kentucky

The first full fleet of Cat® branded room-and-pillar coal mining equipment is being installed by Armstrong Coal in conjunction with the opening of its new underground mine at Lewis Creek in Kentucky. The mining company, a subsidiary of Armstrong Energy, purchased 24 machines from Cat dealer Whayne Supply following the dealership’s acquisition of the former […]

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What Mining Slump? At Vegas Show, Industry's Glass is Half Full

Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N), Komatsu Ltd (6301.T) and other mining industry suppliers put on a brave face at a major industry conference this week, trying to stare down plunging commodity prices and shrinking mining budgets. Executives chose to look beyond the short-term pain, telling 50,000 attendees at MINExpo, a Las Vegas convention for mining suppliers that […]

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CAT EL3000 Longwall Shearer Delivers High Production in Mid to High Seams Through Smart Design and Next-Generation Technology

The Cat® EL3000 represents the next generation of Cat longwall shearers. The powerful state-of-the-art control system with Ethernet communications suits the shearer to advanced automation and monitoring, and the design is easily upgraded during rebuilds to take advantage of the latest performance enhancing features. The future-proof design ensures long service life. At the core of […]

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Train More Mining Equipment Operators with Cat® Simulators

In any mining operation, production and safety are key goals. Cat® Simulators can train operators to move more efficiently and safely; plus train more operators cost-effectively. The operator uses authentic controls in a virtual mining environment to experience training exercises for the Large Track Type Tractor and Mining Truck. Plus, record and report each simulator […]

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The Rich History of Innovation that Caterpillar Acquired with the Purchase of Bucyrus International

The takeover of Bucyrus International, Inc. by Caterpillar, Inc. is an $8.6-billion deal brings together two giants of the industry, and establishes Caterpillar Global Mining at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the former headquarters of Bucyrus. To view the rich heritage of one of America’s innovative and most famous industrial equipment manufacturers, let’s take a walk back […]

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Caterpillar to Present Broadest Range of Mining Equipment in the Largest Exhibit at MINExpo 2012

No matter what their interests—surface or underground, hard rock or soft rock—MINExpo visitors will find the machines and technology at the Caterpillar exhibit to help them mine and move minerals safely and productively. In the center of Central Hall, booth 6229, the largest exhibit space at MINExpo, Caterpillar will showcase the broadest line of mining […]

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Caterpillar Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the High Horsepower Summit 2012

“Industry leader to play prominent role in groundbreaking conference discussing the role of natural gas in high horsepower operations.” July 2, 2012—SANTA MONICA, CA -- Caterpillar, Inc. a global manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and diesel and natural gas engines, today confirmed their commitment to participate in the HHP Summit 2012—Natural Gas for High […]

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Caterpillar Plans Training Investment

Illinois based world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), has reportedly decided to invest $4.5 million in the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Caterpillar Foundation, for training the future workmen of the company. Caterpillar’s Washington director who represented the company at the IYF […]

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