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Caterpillar introduces new 988K Wheel Loader

The new Cat® 988K Wheel Loader builds on a 50-year history of profitable performance for Caterpillar customers around the world. The new model, which is available with two engine versions to meet environmental regulations, offers improved fuel efficiency, greater maneuverability, and an all-new operator station.

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ISSUE 8: Caterpillar purchase of Bucyrus creates unprecedented opportunities for mining

For nearly 100 years, Cat and Bucyrus products worked alongside each other on mine sites around the world — drilling and digging, loading and hauling, grading and dozing. Now they have united their strengths to create a powerful new opportunity for the company, its employees, its customers and the mining industry.

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ISSUE 8: Assembling the 795F AC in remote area of northern Sweden

The Cat® 795F AC truck weighs nearly 200 tonnes and is 9 meters wide. Obviously, it can’t just drive from the factory to a mine site. It has to be shipped in carefully organized crates and put together on site. So when the Aitik mine in northern Sweden ordered a new fleet of these machines, Cat dealer Pon Power had to send a team of on-site experts and factory representatives to oversee the process and get the new truck up and running. » Read more

ISSUE 7: High-hour Cat 5130 shovel moves its last coal

After an illustrious career of more than 15 years moving coal and overburden on Texas Westmoreland Coal Company’s Jewett mine, a Cat 5130 hydraulic mining shovel affectionately nicknamed “Boo-One” has been put to rest after 115,863 service meter hours. » Read more

ISSUE 6: 777F at work in Colombia: Caterpillar produces 50,000th off-highway truck

Caterpillar has been producing off-highway trucks for a long time, and in 2009 they hit yet another milestone. With representatives from buyer Prodeco group and Cat dealer Gecolsa on hand, the Decatur, Illinois facility produced its 50,000th rigid-frame off-highway truck. » Read more
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