Caterpillar expands its driverless technologies to other brands

MINEX FORUM | January 20, 2017
img0 Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands, miningglobal.com reported. At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability ...

Mining companies find solutions on Hackathon

MINEX FORUM | November 24, 2016
img0 Image: austmine.com.au Last month in San Francisco, developers, data scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs came together to try to find technological solutions for some of mining’s biggest challenge. The ‘hackathon’ was put on by mining innovation programme Unearthed in partnership with Caterpillar. Rod James spoke to Unearthed director Justin Strharsky about the and the increasingly comfortable ...

Caterpillar agreed with Trimble to boost each other

MINEX Forum | November 4, 2016
img0 Image: mining.com Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) are extending their collaboration that will leverage Caterpillar Global Mining’s industry expertise and combine its in-pit operational execution system, CatMineStar, with Trimble’s portfolio of technology-enabled mining information solutions. This expanded collaboration in mining will include product integration and development, marketing, distribution and support of Trimble ...

Caterpillar’s sales fell 12% in second quarter

MINEX Forum | July 26, 2016
img0 Image: http://r1.forconstructionpros.com/ Caterpillar’s global retail machinery sales declined 12 per cent for the three months ended June 30th as demand for heavy machinery remained sluggish in all of the company’s core markets amid a slowdown in construction and mining activity, irishtimes.com reported. According to Caterpillar, the largest decline in machinery sales was in Latin America, down ...