The dusty trails and sharp inclines of a Tennessee quarry has suited the RA40 and given Rokbak another opportunity to impress again in the United States, with performance, uptime and ease of maintenance singled out for praise.
General Motors and Komatsu will co-develop a hydrogen fuel cell power module for Komatsu's 930E electric drive mining truck, the world's best-selling ultra-class haul truck.
Caterpillar and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) announced that the two companies are collaborating to convert the mining company's fleet of 33 Cat 793 haul trucks at its Bagdad mine in Arizona to an autonomous haulage system (AHS) using Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
After extensive testing, Caterpillar Inc. has completed the in-house validation of Rajant BreadCrumbs, LX5 CA radios, which will enable field trials with this Rajant product and Cat MineStar Command for hauling.
For the first time in mining history, trucks equipped with Cat MineStar Command for hauling have autonomously moved more than 1.1 billion tons of material in less than a year.
Teck Resources Limited announced an agreement with Caterpillar Inc. to work towards deploying 30 of Caterpillar's zero-emissions large haul trucks at Teck mining operations.
Modular Mining, a Komatsu technology brand, and Immersive Technologies, a Komatsu subsidiary, have announced support for ProVision Guided Spotting for Immersive Technologies' range of haul truck simulator conversion kits.
Caterpillar announced an additional 1 billion tonnes of material hauled by autonomous trucks using Cat MineStar Command for hauling, surpassing the 3 billion tonnes milestone.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) popularized the articulated hauler concept in 1966 with the birth of the 10-ton payload DR631 – fondly known as ‘Gravel Charlie'.
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is launching its 105- ton (95 t) R100E rigid in North America.