Tag Archives: Mining

Caterpillar Announces New, Smaller Underground Truck

Caterpillar is adding the new AD22 Underground Truck to its hard rock mining product line. The 22.0-tonne-payload (24.2-ton-payload) articulated dump truck is the smallest in the Cat® product line, yet it is designed to deliver the productive performance and durability of its proven, larger counterparts. Its small operating envelope and agile characteristics enhance productivity in […]

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Cat® 794 AC Mining Truck Proves Performance

Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016. The 291-tonne (320-ton) capacity truck uses a combination of proven designs—a chassis design that has accumulated about 18 million operating hours and power train design that has racked up three million hours. The truck design focuses on class leading […]

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Caterpillar Offers Object Detection Systems for All Brands of Mobile Surface Mining Equipment

Caterpillar announces availability of Cat® MineStar™ Detect Object Detection systems for additional Cat machines and virtually all brands of mobile surface mining equipment. Previously unsupported Cat machines as well as other brands of machines can now be equipped with the cameras, radars and in-cab displays that deliver increased site awareness to mobile equipment operators. Object […]

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Hitachi Primed for a Big MINExpo 2016

Hitachi’s booth at MINExpo, Sept. 26-28 in Las Vegas will showcase equipment, innovative technology and integrated solutions that mines can apply to reduce overall costs and optimize productivity. The 22,400-square-foot “Hitachi to the Core” booth will give visitors a chance to learn what Hitachi can do for their bottom line by getting up-close and personal […]

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The End of the Liebherr R 984 Era

After being available for sale for almost thirty years, Liebherr has decided to retire production of the legendary R 984 excavator. Launched on the market for the first time in 1986, the R 984 backhoe or face shovel, was equipped in its standard version with a 7m³ bucket capacity. With more than 1,100 units sold […]

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Septentrio Americas Delivers Machine Control GNSS Receivers for World’s Largest Iron Ore Mine

Automated Mine Will Rely on Septentrio Positioning and Orientation Technology for Machine Control TORRANCE, Calif. – March 8, 2016 – Septentrio Americas has completed deliveries of over 40 GNSS machine control receivers, including the new AsteRx-U products, for deployment at the Vale S11D Iron Project in Carajás, Brazil. The Septentrio receivers will be installed on […]

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MINExpo 2016 September 26-28 in Las Vegas

MINExpo® 2016 IS ALL ABOUT SOLUTIONS Solutions that make it possible for the mining industry to meet the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities in a rapidly changing world in need of metals, minerals and energy.  Solutions are found at MINExpo 2016 with imaginative new products and services, innovative technologies and learning from the expertise […]

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Terex® Finlay Launch NEW I-140 Impact Crusher

The NEW Terex® Finlay I-140 direct drive ø1270mm x 1240mm (Ø50” x 48”) horizontal impact crusher with variable speed gives operators unprecedented levels of production in both recycling, mining and quarrying applications. The robust and proven Terex® CR032 chamber gives excellent reduction ratios and high consistency of product shape. A significant engineering approach being introduced […]

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New Cat® 6015B Hydraulic Shovel Moves More Material at Lower Costs

Building on the robust and productive Cat® 5110B, the new 6015B Hydraulic Shovel delivers a productivity advantage over other 100-tonne shovels thanks to the most powerful engine in its class, a large standard bucket and payload capacity of 14.6 tonnes. The design translates to fast cycles and a pass match advantage over leading standard-equipped shovels […]

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New 18M3 Adds Power, Capability to CAT Mining Motor Grader Range

With the addition of the new 18M3 Motor Grader to the Caterpillar lineup, mining operations using trucks with capacities to 190 tons (172 tonnes) can now choose the popular workhorse of the industry, the 16M3, or if more capability is required, the more productive 18M3. The new 18M3 features an average of 5 percent greater […]

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New CAT 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Innovative Designs For Safe, Efficient and Simple Operation and Maintenance

The Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel is a brand new model in the extensive line of Cat hydraulic mining shovels. The clean-sheet design features a 22-tonne (24-ton) payload and 224-tonne (247-ton) operating weight and teams with the Cat 777G Off-Highway Truck for optimized loading and hauling. Announced last year and, after extensive field testing, soon […]

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Liebherr LTR 1220 Shows Its Qualities for Mining Operations

Since the start of 2014 an LTR 1220 telescopic crawler crane has been performing superbly in Peru in very difficult conditions. The new crane is operating in a copper-zinc mine in the Andes almost 5,000 metres above sea level. Gruas Alquileres S.A., the owner of the Liebherr crane is very satisfied with its investment: The […]

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