Customer Stories

In Arctic Conditions, Cat® Generator Sets Prove as Tough as the Oilfield Workers Who Rely On Them

Imagine working on a jobsite where the winds regularly exceed 100 miles per hour and temperatures drop as low as negative 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Now imagine you don’t just work there—you live there, too. That’s the case for 265 workers at the Black Gold Oilfield Services camp on Alaska’s North Slope, who are charged with oilfield construction and pipeline maintenance and support.

“The winters are dark, cold and intense with high winds and drifted snow,” says Doug Cissna, general manager of Black Gold Oilfield Services. “These are extreme conditions, and the men live and work here for long-term, extended periods.”

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The Cat® Built For It Trials Hit A Hole In One With “Driving Range”

Brutal temperatures. Blazing sunshine. Hazards unlike any other. Two Japanese golf pros take the sport to a whole new level as they tackle a course made entirely of moving Cat® equipment.

In “Driving Range,” the latest short film in the Built For It Trials™, twin sisters Erimo and Marimo Ikeuchi—members of the Ladies Professional Golfers’ Association of Japan —take their best shots at this one-of-a-kind course, built at the Caterpillar Tinaja Hills Demonstration & Learning Center near Tucson, Arizona.

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Mine Productivity and Safety are Enhanced by the Cat® Water Delivery System

The Paracatu gold mine in Brazil is a large-scale open pit mine that employs 1,200 workers in an enterprise that is projected to continue for another 15 years.   

Kinross Gold Corporation utilizes four shifts of workers that work around the clock to yield more than 500,000 ounces of gold annually.   

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