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The Drive for Productivity – With constant pressure for greater productivity, improving the performance of longwall systems remains a key goal for mine operators. At Caterpillar, all aspects of longwall operation and machinery are continuously reviewed to find ways to improve productivity and reduce the overall cost of mining. The performance of the face conveyor system is continually improving.

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Principles of Longwall Mining

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Supporting Products -- and Productivity

The on-the-ground support we provide after our machines go to work is what truly differentiates the full value of Cat equipment. We do more than support products. We support productivity.

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