Customer Stories

Cat® MD6420B Rotary Drill Sets New World Record in Mining

At Glencore’s Ravensworth Open Cut operation in Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia, two new Cat® MD6420B Rotary Drills have been cutting their teeth on the overburden of Australian coal and the results are record-breaking.

Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. Their operations comprise over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities. The company is one of Australia’s largest coal producers with 13 mining complexes across New South Wales and Queensland.

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With Cat® Product Link, Equipment Manager Finds He Can Be Everywhere at Once

When you’re a one-man equipment management crew, with operations spread as far apart as an eight-hour drive, sometimes you need a little assistance. For Dominik Mendoza, equipment manager for New Mexico-based McVay Drilling, help came in the form of Cat® Product Link.

“I need to be able to look at everything in one place,” Mendoza says. “I’m one person—I can’t be everywhere at once, and it’s too costly to send a service technician after every possible problem.”

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Old-Time Tall Ship Sets Sail with Modern-Day Cat® Power

Have you ever dreamed of learning to sail the seven seas aboard an old-time tall ship, complete with wood masts, rope ladders, custom-made sails—and modern-day Cat® engines? Then step aboardOliver Hazard Perry, which is just about ready to set sail from Newport, Rhode Island.

“It’s a traditional-looking vessel from the outside, but inside it’s a modern vessel purpose built for education,” says Jessica Wurzbacher, the ship’s executive director. “It’s a interesting contrast between the old and the new.”

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