Tag Archives: Mining

CAT Off-Highway Truck Endures Challenging Journey to Reach Coal Mine

Cat® equipment face challenges every day – from harsh environments to challenging job sites. This Cat 775G Off-Highway Truck heading to a mine in Spitsbergen, Norway was put to the test before it ever reached its job site. Cat customer AF Gruppen purchased the machine for coal hauling at its Svea mine. To get to […]

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Liebherr Mining Equipment Honored at the 2013 Saba Global Summit

On March 13, Liebherr Mining Equipment was one of a group of select companies to receive Customer and Partner Excellence Awards at the Saba Global Summit. The annual program honors organizations that have demonstrated outstanding achievement in significant business improvement or humanitarian outcomes. Among the other companies acknowledged were E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc., The […]

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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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Field Test for New Liebherr 240-Ton Mining Truck Started

The first Liebherr pre-series T 264 mining truck has arrived at the ASARCO Ray Mine to undergo field testing. This 240-ton (218 t) mining truck travelled to the open-pit copper mine in Arizona, USA for a year of onsite testing. Located 70 miles (112 km) northeast of Tucson, the ASARCO Ray mine moves 250,000 tons […]

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Telsmith's T900 Mine Duty Cone Crusher Named a "Top Rollout" of 2012 by Aggregates Manager Magazine

The new Telsmith T900 Mine Duty cone crusher was selected by the editorial staff of Aggregates Manager magazine as one of  the "Top Roll-outs" of 2012. The new Telsmith T900 Cone Crusher is a true mine-duty machine designed and engineered to deliver maximum uptime, productivity, safety, and ease of maintenance amidst the 24/7 operating demands […]

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J.J. Scheckel Corporation Dealer Profile

R&D: Tell us about your company's history. J.J. Sheckel Corporation: J.J. Scheckel Heavy Equipment Corporation was established in 1996 by Josh Scheckel. Mr. Scheckel started his business by rebuilding and selling Caterpillar engines and heavy equipment to consumers throughout the United States. From day one, we have been committed to our customers to ensure their continued […]

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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® Detect Personnel—Personnel Proximity Detection— Enhances Safety of Longwall and Continuous Miner Operations

Caterpillar announces Cat® Detect Personnel, a personnel proximity detection system designed to enhance the safety of workers around longwall systems and continuous miners. Personnel is part of the Detect capability set of Cat MineStar™ System, which incorporates fully integrated technology products used to optimize productivity, enhance safety and improve machine utilization and uptime for underground […]

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Komatsu PC4000 Mining Shovel

Komatsu PC4000 hydraulic mining shovel has an operating weight between 855,500 and 879,800 pounds and a bucket capacity of 29 cubic yards. Komatsu SDA16V160E-2 diesel provides 1,875 horsepower. Electric drive is also available. Backhoe breakout force is 250,000 pounds, and loading shovel crowd force is 300,000 pounds. The excavator matches to trucks ranging from 150 […]

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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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Hitachi Introduces New EH5000AC-3 Rigid Frame Hauler at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL

Hitachi introduced its new rigid frame hauler — the EH5000AC-3 — at the MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® trade show today. The hauler is the first hauler to feature the company’s brand new Advanced Hitachi AC Drive System, the only system available on the market that is designed and built by the same company as the truck. The […]

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