A Trophy Restoration
Berner Construction helped transform old mines in Pennsylvania into grazing land for the state's wild elk. The clean-up was complicated, the job site remote. Berner's Cat® D11 dozers were up to the challenge.
Good Equipment Management Extends Life of Cat® 160M to 18,000 Hours—and Counting
“If you take care of the little things, the big things take care of themselves.” That’s the equipment management philosophy Leo McDaniel, shop foreman for the Bouchier Group, abides by—and with one machine currently exceeding 18,000 hours of operation, it’s clearly working.
The Alberta, Canada-based company purchased a Cat® 160M Motor Grader in 2008, the first year M Series models were introduced. Seven years and nearly 20,000 hours later, it’s still a primary production machine—and its longevity can’t be attributed to easy work
Cat® MineStar™ Technology Showcased at the 2015 SME Annual Conference
Cat® MineStar™ technology was the star of Caterpillar’s booth at the 2015 SME Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado this past February.
This years’ SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) conference focused on how mining is a rapidly changing field, and how we have the opportunity right now to define the “Mine of the Future”.