Tag Archives: Mining

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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Join Us at Mining's Core Event: MINExpo 2012

Don't miss mining's core event: MINExpo International, on September 24-26, 2012 at Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Bigger than ever before, it’s the industry’s most important innovation showcase with over 700,000 sq. ft. of new products and services. Join 38,000+ mining professionals at the center of the mining world to see, learn […]

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