Cat combines power, efficiency, payload in new 789 truck

Caterpillar has rolled out its new Cat 789 mining truck that it said delivers class-leading power, fuel efficiency, more payload capacity and better speed on grade. The truck, built on a legacy of performance to offer efficiency gains, moves more material with less fuel, offering up to 9% reduced fuel consumption compared to the Tier 2 design. An advanced powertrain…

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Komatsu, Cummins to collaborate on zero emissions 

The long-time partners are working to accelerate sustainable solutions  for global customers. Komatsu and Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of zero-emissions haulage equipment. Building on a legacy of diesel engine partnership across a wide variety of mining and construction equipment, Cummins and Komatsu will initially focus on zero emissions power technologies including hydrogen…

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Hyundai enters articulated dump truck market

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas announced it is entering the articulated dump truck market with two new models – the HA30 and HA45 articulated dump trucks – targeting the popular 30- and 45-ton segments. The first of the new ADTs are now available for order through Hyundai’s North American network of authorized dealers. With rated payloads of 28 and 41 tons…

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Hitachi Construction Machinery, Immersive Technologies extend partnership

Mining equipment simulator supplier Immersive Technologies has announced a consolidated long-term agreement for five years with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.  The exclusive partnership agreement, which combines technical license and partnership agreements that have been in place since 2007, enables the companies to collaborate in the development of simulator equipment solutions to meet mining industry demand and requirements.  “With 20 years…

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BEUMER Group acquires FAM Group

BEUMER Group has announced the acquisition of the FAM Group, a supplier of conveyor systems and loading technology. FAM is headquartered in Magdeburg, Germany, and is an internationally operating, medium-sized group with 750 employees.  FAM plans, designs and manufactures turnkey plants and systems for mining, extracting, loading and storing minerals, raw materials and goods. In addition to expanding BEUMER’s portfolio,…

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Sandvik QA452 offers an enhanced triple-deck doublescreen solution

Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens has revealed its new QA452 – the latest evolution of the Sandvik QA Series products and three-deck Doublescreen technology.  With a host of new innovations, Sandvik has engineered the first-of-its-kind, three-deck tracked mobile plant with independent screen angle adjustment and hydraulic screen separation, patent pending. It features two triple deck inline screen boxes with equal…

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Fletcher acquires Cannon

West Virginia-headquartered equipment producer J.H. Fletcher has signed an agreement to acquire the Cannon Mining division from Trident Maritime Systems Heavy Equipment Group. The transaction, confirmed June 10, will boost Fletcher’s capabilities to support its expanding domestic and international customer base. No financial details have been released. The Cannon equipment portfolio will remain intact and operate under the new name…

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Caterpillar to launch hydrogen demonstration project

In June, Caterpillar announced a three-year project with District Energy St. Paul of Minnesota to demonstrate a hydrogen-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) system.  The project, which is scheduled to start early next year, is supported and partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and backed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. “Caterpillar is focused on supporting our customers…

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Epiroc targets productivity, cost efficiency with Boomer S10 S

The world’s first automated one-boom jumbo for the small segment has arrived, according to OEM Epiroc: its new release, the Boomer S10 S face drilling rig. The Boomer S10 S provides near surgical precision in drilling and major cost savings throughout the cycle – all thanks to being the world’s first one-boom jumbo featuring Epiroc’s Rig Control System. The consistent,…

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Komatsu, Becker-Warkop to produce custom PRS

Komatsu Mining confirmed recently a new partnership with Poland’s Becker-Warkop to develop a set of customized Joy longwall powered roof supports (PRS) for Warrior Met Coal’s U.S. operations. The supports, manufactured by Becker-Warkop, will also include Joy’s Faceboss RS20s roof support controls. A timeline for production was not made available. “We are delighted that our customer has selected Komatsu and…

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