Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir expects demand for mining technologies to grow with demand for renewables.

Sustainability

05 OCTOBER 2020
Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mines looking beyond the conventional to choices that not only offer power but increased efficiency....

Power / Remote power

21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale to trial electric locomotive

Vale to trial electric locomotive

Fully electric switchyard locomotive is a first for Brazil's mining industry.

Transport

29 JULY 2020
Wolff takes SATS tech to the field

Wolff takes SATS tech to the field

Company has implemented semi-autonomous tractors at active mine

Innovation

01 JULY 2020
WesTrac cuts risk for maintenance staff

WesTrac cuts risk for maintenance staff

Part of a system to help keep workers away from live equipment in up to 90% of maintenance tasks.

Maintenance

24 JUNE 2020
Automation getting in gear

Automation getting in gear

Automation progress in the load and haul space and those new horizons still to come

Automation at full blast

Automation at full blast

Autonomous technology can enable mines achieve their goals in cost, productivity and safety

RCT completes teleremote project in Kazakhstan

RCT completes teleremote project in Kazakhstan

RCT has completed a customised teleremote project at an underground mine in Kazakhstan

Cat dealer closes WV branch location

Cat dealer closes WV branch location

Coal industry slump cited for regional OEM closure

Caterpillar freezes executive pay

Caterpillar freezes executive pay

Freeze on base pay increases and incentive schemes affected

Covid-19

02 APRIL 2020
RCT adds automation tech to Siou UG fleet

RCT adds automation tech to Siou UG fleet

ControlMaster Guidance Automation solution commissioned on underground loaders

Mining OEMs feel COVID-19 pressure

Mining OEMs feel COVID-19 pressure

Sandvik, Caterpillar announce their response to the coronavirus

Covid-19

30 MARCH 2020