Newmont's Boddington set to be first autonomous gold mine

Newmont's Boddington set to be first autonomous gold mine

Autonomous haul trucks to enhance safety and productivity at Boddington mine in Australia

Technology / innovation

19 FEBRUARY 2020
Cat trolley assist commercially launched

Cat trolley assist commercially launched

Caterpillar has introduced a trolley assist system for Cat electric drive mining trucks

Fleet

13 FEBRUARY 2020
Caterpillar adds Maxam as tyre option

Caterpillar adds Maxam as tyre option

Mining OEM approves Maxam MS405 L4 tyre for Cat 982M wheel loaders

Maintenance

11 FEBRUARY 2020
Barloworld on Mongolia buying spree

Barloworld on Mongolia buying spree

Logistics group agrees to pick up all of Wagner Asia, nearly half of SGMS

Supply chain management

07 FEBRUARY 2020
WesTrac picks Collie for autonomous training facility

WesTrac picks Collie for autonomous training facility

Caterpillar dealer WesTrac will build a technology training facility in Collie, Western Australia

Investment

23 JANUARY 2020
Immersive offering virtual hand at Quellaveco

Immersive offering virtual hand at Quellaveco

Company overseeing workforce development and simulation-based training

RCT control tech improves diamond mine safety

RCT control tech improves diamond mine safety

'Smart technology' provider has completed a remote-control project in South Africa

Technology / innovation

08 JANUARY 2020
Electric concept a 'no-brainer' for Nouveau

Electric concept a 'no-brainer' for Nouveau

Nouveau Monde CEO Eric Desaulniers on the latest developments at its all-electric open-pit mine

Technology / innovation

20 DECEMBER 2019
Pybar moves to automate fleet at Dargues

Pybar moves to automate fleet at Dargues

The second automation-ready Cat R1700 loader has arrived at the mine site

Technology / innovation

18 DECEMBER 2019
Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

Caterpillar, Finning keeping Gahcho Kué glowing

OEM, sales partner implement asset monitoring at De Beers mine

Power / Remote power

09 DECEMBER 2019
Caterpillar updates drive system for electric rope shovels

Caterpillar updates drive system for electric rope shovels

Caterpillar has updated the AC electric drive system for Cat 7495 and 7495 HF electric rope shovels

Fleet

25 NOVEMBER 2019
Boliden doubles down on electrification

Boliden doubles down on electrification

Swedish miner adds to electric trolley line at Aitik, introduces same tech to Kevitsa

Fleet

24 OCTOBER 2019