Caterpillar advancing its longwall line

Caterpillar advancing its longwall line

OEM's new AFC, roof support control additions in the spotlight

Technology / innovation

23 AUGUST 2019
Kazakh mine orders FAMUR longwall

Kazakh mine orders FAMUR longwall

FAMUR has received an order for a longwall system to be placed at Tentekskaya

Fleet

18 OCTOBER 2017
SUEK selects Cat AFC

SUEK selects Cat AFC

SUEK has ordered a complete armored face conveyor system from Caterpillar to equip a 400m longwall

Coal

02 AUGUST 2017
Coal looks to a brighter future

Coal looks to a brighter future

MM talks to four key OEMs about the current state of the underground coal equipment market

Fleet

03 FEBRUARY 2017
New Cat longwall AFC high torque drive system

New Cat longwall AFC high torque drive system

The new Cat HTD4100 high torque drive system is for longwall armoured face conveyors

Fleet

03 OCTOBER 2016
Kotinskaya orders Cat AFC

Kotinskaya orders Cat AFC

The Kotinskaya mine placed an order for a new Cat AFC and beam stage loader in September

Coal

15 OCTOBER 2015
Caterpillar manufactures complete longwall AFC

Caterpillar manufactures complete longwall AFC

Caterpillar recently manufactured its first full AFC system for longwall mining

Fleet

28 APRIL 2015
Second Cat GH800B for Ibbenbüren

Second Cat GH800B for Ibbenbüren

The German Ibbenbüren mine is adding a second Cat GH800B longwall plow system

Coal

24 MARCH 2015
Cat GH800B used at Ibbenbüren

Cat GH800B used at Ibbenbüren

Building on the attributes of the GH1600 plow system, the Caterpillar longwall team in Lünen, Germany,...

Fleet

24 NOVEMBER 2014
Bogdanka purchases fourth Cat plough

Bogdanka purchases fourth Cat plough

In February, Lubelski Wgiel Bogdanka purchased its fourth complete Cat plough longwall system

Equipment

04 APRIL 2014
New Cat VFD for longwall systems

New Cat VFD for longwall systems

The new Cat VFD-A800/W800 variable frequency drive for longwall systems is designed to work in conjunction...

Equipment

28 MARCH 2014
China coal success for Voith couplings

China coal success for Voith couplings

Voith Turbo has reported the success of its CPC 1600 armoured face conveyor (AFC) couplings at the Sandaogou...

Equipment

01 OCTOBER 2013