Caterpillar Showcases Electric Power Solutions for Mining Industry at MINExpo 2012

For Worldwide Release: September 2012
Release Number: EEPR1612

PEORIA, IL – As part of its display at MINExpo 2012, Caterpillar Inc. is showcasing a wide range of electric power solutions for the mining industry. Visitors to the company’s booth will see the recently introduced C175-20 generator set. Producing up to 4 MW of power, the C175-20 provides the greatest power output and lowest installed footprint cost of any high-speed diesel generator set available on the market.

Caterpillar is a leader in electric power generation to the mining industry.  With power systems engineered to deliver unmatched durability, reliability and value, its extensive range of solutions meets the varying needs of mining:  from packaged electric power and rental solutions to factory direct, turnkey power plants. Catâ electric power solutions are used in all phases of the mining business: exploration, construction and production.  And with ratings ranging from 10 kW to 200 MW, Cat generator sets can power mining operations in all sizes - with engines that run on a variety of fuels including diesel, gaseous fuels, crude oil, heavy fuel oil and dual-fuel (both reciprocating and turbine).

Because many Cat generator sets run on the same engines as the large mobile machines used in mining operations, maintenance is simplified. On-site inventory is reduced because the mobile and stationary equipment share common parts. Your Cat dealer can be the single source of all your equipment and maintenance needs.

In addition to complete power solutions, the Caterpillar team can provide financing, engineering services, on-site construction, environmental studies, supervision and commissioning, operation and training, and on-site maintenance and repair. With single source and turnkey support from the global Cat dealer network, Cat power systems can help keep any mining site running smoothly and safely.

Caterpillar offers the broadest product line in the mining industry, as well as the infrastructure and support network to serve every mining region in the world. The company offers worldwide product support, with parts and service available globally through the Cat authorized service and dealer network. In addition, dealer service technicians are trained to service every aspect of Cat equipment.

For more information, visit www.catelectricpowerinfo.com/pr or e-mail cat_power@cat.com. To interact with other power generation professionals in our online community, register at www.catelectricpowerinfo.com/connect

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