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Improving productivity through autonomous mining

Improving productivity through autonomous mining

Underground mining contractor Byrnecut uses Cat® Command for underground semi-autonomous LHD technology to drive down costs and boost productivity at Sandfire Resources’ DeGrussa Copper-Gold mine. The technology is supported by Cat dealer WesTrac.

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Remote operations: Delivering high performance at high altitude

Remote operations: Delivering high performance at high altitude

High in the peaks of Peru’s Andes Mountains, a large fleet of Cat equipment is part of an effort to successfully access one of the worlds’ largest sources of copper.

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Providing support for the complete equipment lifecycle

Providing support for the complete equipment lifecycle

When Byrnecut Group brought a fleet of Cat® underground trucks and loaders into its operations at DeGrussa Copper-Gold mine in Western Australia, those machines came with the full support of Cat dealer Westrac. From training operators to managing warranties to providing on-site support, Westrac has been instrumental in the success of these machines and the mining operation overall.

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ISSUE 11: Freeport-McMoRan: Managing fatigue for decades — and continuing to improve

When it comes to mine site safety, international mining company Freeport-McMoRan has been an industry leader for decades. One focus of the company’s safety efforts has been the management of operator fatigue and distraction, helping employees manage the difficult lifestyle of shift work and leveraging technologies and processes to monitor and reduce the risk.

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A decade of contamination control, a decade of savings

ISSUE 11: Minera Alumbrera: A decade of contamination control, a decade of savings

The first Caterpillar customer mine to achieve a Five-Star Contamination Control designation recently celebrated 10 consecutive years of maintaining that designation.

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