The pressure and desire for the mining industry to reduce green-house gas emissions is mounting, and with that the trend for renewable energy is gaining momentum.
"Our commitment to this vision has taken us to this important moment, not only for us, but for the global mining industry as a whole."
The initiative seeks what is needed to transform today’s fleet of mining vehicles into tomorrow’s new generation of cleaner, safer vehicles.
Health and safety
Seat vibration and audio alarms alert operators when a microsleep or distraction event is detected—to effectively reduce dangerous incidents.
The truck offers a new integrated speed coaching feature to give feedback on how to operate the truck most productively.
With a hole diameter of of 251 to 381 mm, single-pass hole depth of 19.8 m; multi-pass hole depth of 39.5 m, the drill is designed for large-scale mining.
Caterpillar is hitting a significant milestone in autonomous haulage—achieving 2 billion tonnes hauled using Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
The new shovel also features data communications for comprehensive machine health monitoring in the operations office using Cat MineStar Health.