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Cat® MineStar™ Solutions


Whether you’re ready to integrate your first basic technology product or well down the path toward autonomous mining, there’s a Cat® MineStar™ Solution for you. MineStar has the ability to track, monitor, automate and manage all types of assets — from people to production machines to light vehicles on site. Whether you deploy a single technology or a multi-purpose solution, you can expect a safer, more productive and more efficient operation.
 

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Differentiators

Caterpillar isn’t just a manufacturer that makes machines and technologies for mining; we are a mining company with a unique, hands-on knowledge of mining operations. MineStar offerings are heavily validated and tested to ensure performance and durability. But it’s not just the technologies themselves that are designed with our mining customers in mind. The support we provide — from implementation to operator training, from designing infrastructure to developing processes and change management initiatives — accelerate improvements and more rapidly deliver results.
 

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Surface Technology

Proven on surface mines around the world, MineStar is the mining industry’s most comprehensive and thoroughly integrated suite of technology offerings.

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Underground Technology

Underground mining presents special challenges when it comes to safe, efficient operation. That’s why we tailor Cat® MineStar Solutions to your unique needs.

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MineStar Edge

Edge is a new technology platform that delivers more connected, integrated, scalable and intuitive products that extend further up and down the value chain.

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What's Your Challenge?

Fleet Productivity

Inconsistent processes. Unskilled operators. Misdirected loads. Long cycle times. Extended machine downtime. These are just a few of the challenges that can have an impact on your productivity — and they’re all challenges that can be addressed by MineStar™ Solutions.  

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Safety

You do all you can to keep your people out of harm's way. MineStar Solutions can help you do more. They increase operator awareness and visibility, help you identify and manage operator fatigue and distraction, alert operators to potential collisions and more. In addition, MineStar autonomy and automation solutions allow you to completely remove operators from harm’s way.

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Equipment Health

You want to get the most out of your equipment investment. Staying connected to machines and paying attention to the data they provide is one of the best ways to control costs. Cat® MineStar™ helps you make that connection — with any brand of equipment — so you can head off small problems while they’re still small, run machines as efficiently as possible for as long as possible and keep unplanned downtime to a minimum.

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Automation

If you’re looking for step changes in safety, productivity and efficiency, there’s one solution that will make it happen: Automation. But mining automation isn’t one size fits all. MineStar lets you choose the capabilities of automation that make sense for your operation, from remote control to semi-autonomous, to full autonomy.

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Choose Your Application

Are you looking for a solution that will address a specific aspect of your mining operation? MineStar Solutions can help. They work with all types of assets and integrate with any brand of equipment, sharing data across existing machines, systems and technologies.

Drilling

Cost-effective, high-precision drilling gets your whole mining value chain off to a good start. And Cat MineStar Solutions can help — from increasing accuracy and consistency to delivering quality fragmentation and better blasthole quality.

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Loading and Hauling 

Cat MineStar Solutions keeps your shovels busy and your trucks on the move by helping you maximize payload, manage shifts, identify bottlenecks, measure the volume of material cut and filled, ensure you’re moving the right amount of material with every load — and more.

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Dozing and Grading 

MineStar Solutions for dozing and grading are focused on the operators — providing the information they need to maximize their efficiency. They’ll have access to onboard guidance tools and real-time feedback on bench heights, cycle times, volume of material cut and filled, and more. You can also incorporate remote or semi-autonomous dozing to keep operators safe and productivity high.

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Underground Hard Rock 

Underground mining presents special challenges when it comes to safe, efficient operation. That’s why we tailor MineStar Solutions to the unique needs of your environment and help you deal with the challenges you face every day: Controlling costs, extending equipment life, working more productively and keeping people safe.

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Solutions

Job Site Solutions Fleet Management Services

Fleet management solutions that make costs manageable, increase uptime and improve productivity.

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Caterpillar Safety Services

Caterpillar Safety Services will guide you along your safety journey by providing industry best practices, continuous improvement processes and the latest technologies to see, mitigate and manage risks.

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Tell Us Your Challenge

We work with our customers to develop site-specific solutions and technologies to meet their needs — and to adapt our existing offerings to better suit individual applications. Tell us your challenge, and learn more about how we can help you improve your operation.

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