Tag Archives: Mining Trucks

Caterpillar Produces 5000th 793 Mining Truck

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat® 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 250-ton (227-tonne) size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of the 793. “The 793 Mining Truck is the core of […]

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Caterpillar and Rio Tinto to Retrofit Cat® Trucks for Autonomous Operation at Marandoo Mine in Australia

Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have signed an agreement for retrofitting 19 Cat® 793F mining trucks for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia. Caterpillar will also install Cat Command for hauling software for operation of the autonomous fleet. The result of the agreement will be the first fleet of Cat autonomous […]

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Caterpillar and Fortescue Moving Forward with Expansion of Autonomous Truck Fleet in Australia

Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group have reached agreement for the expansion of Cat® Command for Hauling at Fortescue’s iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. This will include retrofitting approximately 100 Cat 793F and 789D and Komatsu 930E truck models at the Chichester Hub, as well as an expansion of the Cat […]

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Caterpillar To Offer Dual Fuel Retrofit Kit for 785C Mining Truck

Caterpillar will offer its dynamic gas blending retrofit kit for the Cat® 785C Mining Truck. Cat Dynamic Gas Blending™ (DGB) technology allows engines to run on both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG). DGB lowers fuel cost while maintaining diesel power and transient performance. “We’ve recently completed validation of the retrofit kit on the 785C […]

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Liebherr Expansion Projects for Manufacturing Program of Mining Trucks

In order to increase production capacity, the facilities in Newport News, VA (USA) are undergoing a major renovation. Between 2012 and 2015 a $45.4 million (€34.1 million) investment will be made in order to expand the factory, warehouse, and office space. The choice to expand is a direct result of Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News […]

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