Newmont has implemented a fully autonomous haulage fleet at its Boddington gold mine in Western Australia, becoming the first gold miner in Australia to do so.
A new whitepaper highlights the importance of having a system safety approach towards autonomous mining as technological advancements continue to underwrite the mining industry.
Cat plans to unveil the R1700 XE LHD battery electric vehicle later this year to encourage safer underground mining conditions.
The Next Generation Cat MD6310 drill has joined the fleet of Coldwell Drilling Co at the South Walker Creek coal mine in Queensland’s Isaac region.
Caterpillar has updated its 992 wheel loader, featuring a redesigned cab that ups the ante on visibility and functionality to make operations safer.
Caterpillar is collaborating with Guardhat to develop wearable technology that can monitor people in challenging settings.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance has received the help of Wolff Mining to break a monthly drilling record at the Saraji coal mine in Central Queensland.
The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) intends to make vehicle collision avoidance technology available to mining companies by 2025.
Caterpillar has joined forces with Seeing Machines to deliver a technology that can monitor driver fatigue and distraction in light vehicle applications.
Caterpillar has continued a 35-year tradition with the announcement of the newest 785 mining truck, the Next Generation Cat 785 which will be available from 2021.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is looking to remove personnel from within the proximity of live equipment in up to 90 per cent of common maintenance tasks with its new Elimination of Live Work (ELW) project.
Caterpillar has armed its new equipment release, the Cat AD63 underground articulated truck with safety features.
Newmont will be the first company to enhance open pit gold mine safety using Caterpillar’s autonomous mining trucks.
National Group will deliver a second Cat D11 dozer to BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)’s Blackwater coal operations in Queensland.
Fortescue Metals Group’s fleet of autonomous haul trucks in Western Australia has hit a milestone with more than one billion tonnes of material moved safely.
Drilling activities will always demand due care and attention but technology is helping to make things safer for operators in numerous ways. Safe to Work reports.
Caterpillar’s fleet of MineStar Command-enabled autonomous mine trucks has passed the one billion tonnes hauled mark without a single lost time injury (LTI). “No lost time injuries have been attributed to Cat autonomous haulage,” Caterpillar Mining Technology product manager Sean McGinnis said. “Command for hauling has demonstrated how it enhances safety by eliminating truck operating … Continue reading Cat autonomous trucks complete one billion tonnes hauled with no LTIs
Caterpillar and Newmont Mining have announced a technology collaboration to improve underground hard rock autonomous vehicles.
Volatile prices of commodities or raw materials is the major trend observed in the last few years, according to Grand View Research. The mining equipment market is also expected to witness the impact of this unpredictability.