Underground Mining Load Haul Dump (LHD) Loaders R3000H OUR LARGEST, MOST PRODUCTIVE LHD

Features At A Glance

Power Train – Engine – The Cat C15 engine – innovative technologies optimize performance.
Power Train – Transmission – More power to the ground for greater productivity.
Hydraulics – Cat hydraulics deliver the power and control to keep material moving.
Structures – Rugged Cat structures – the backbone of the R3000H’s durability.
Operator Comfort – Ergonomically designed for all-day comfort, control and productivity.
Loader Bucket Systems – Rugged performance and reliability in tough underground mining applications.
Serviceability – More time for production.
Customer Support – Cat dealer services keep underground mining equipment productive.
Safety – Cat mining machines and systems are designed with safety as their first priority.

Product Specifications for R3000H

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Operating Specifications



Hydraulic Cycle Times

Bucket Capacities

Turning Dimensions


Service Refill Capacities


R3000H Standard Equipment


  • 12V Power Supply in Cab
  • Alternator, 95-amp
  • Auxiliary Start Receptacle
  • Battery Disconnect Switch, Ground Level
  • Circuit Breaker, 80-amp
  • Corrosive Protection Spray
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Electric Starting, 24-volt
  • Engine Shutdown Switches:
    – Rear Right Hand Side
  • External Lighting System, Front, Rear, Halogen Work Lights
  • Low Maintenance Batteries
  • Reversing Alarm
  • Starting and Charging System


  • Cat Electronic Monitoring System (Cat EMS)
  • Electric Horns
  • Gauges:
    – Engine Coolant Temperature
    – Transmission Coolant Temperature
    – Hydraulic Oil Temperature
    – Fuel Level
    – Speedometer
    – Tachometer
  • Indicator Lights:
    – Alert Warning Light
    – Residual Brake Pressure
  • Low Hydraulic Level Warning
  • Operators Station, Enclosed ROPS/FOPS Structure:
    – Air Conditioning
    – Cab Pressurizer and Filter
    – Dome Light
    – Heater
    – Radio Ready Compartment for Radio and Speakers
  • Operator Presence System (Auto Park Brake)
  • Pilot Hydraulic Implement Controls, Single Joystick
  • Push Button Panel for Lights
  • Suspension Seat with Retractable Seat Belt
  • STIC Steering


  • Cat C15 ATAAC Diesel Engine, 6-Cylinder
  • Brake Axle Cooling
  • Electric Fuel Priming Pump
  • Engine Air Intake Precleaner
  • Engine Oil Filter, Remote Mounted
  • Heat Shields
  • Long Life Coolant
  • Planetary Powershift Transmission with Automatic Shift Control, 4 Speed Forward/4 Speed Reverse
  • Radiator, Cross Flow
  • Radiator Cap Manual Release
  • Rims, 5-Piece, Tubeless
  • SAFR™ Full Hydraulic Enclosed Wet Multiple-Disc Brakes
  • Torque Converter with Automatic Lockup Clutch
  • Transmission Neutralizer
  • Transmission Filter Drain Tap


  • Brake Light
  • Bucket, Dump
  • Bucket Lip, Hardox 450 Bucket
  • Bucket Positioner, Return to Dig
  • Catalytic Exhaust Purifier/Muffler Group
  • Decals, International Picto Graphics
  • Fuel System:
    – Dual Fuel Tanks
    – Fuel System Manual Shut Off Taps
  • Engine and Transmission Belly Guards
  • Fenders, Front, Rear
  • Firewall
  • Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
  • Operation and Maintenance Manual – English and other applicable local languages to select
  • Protection Wear Bars 100 × 50 mm (4 × 2 in)
  • Semi Centralized Lubrication Points
  • S·O·S port
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Swing Out Radiator Grill
  • Tires and Rims: A tire must be selected from the mandatory attachments section of the machine price list. Base machine price includes a standard tubeless rim allowance only.

R3000H Optional Equipment


  • Battery and Engine Shutdown Switches
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, Secondary Engine Shutdown Switch
    – Ground Level Isolation, In Cab Isolation, Engine Shutdown Switch
  • Brake Pressure Gauges
  • Brake Release Arrangements
    – Recovery Hook
    – Recovery Bar
  • Buckets
    – Bucket, Light Weight Material (11.6 m³/15.2 yd³)
    – Bucket Standard Profile (8.9 m³/11.6 yd³ to 10.5 m³/13.7 yd³)
    – Bucket Spill Guard
  • Bucket Hardware
    – Cutting Edge, Cat Weld On
    – Cutting Edge, Half Arrow, Flat
    – Cutting Edge, Bolt-On
    – Heel Shrouds
    – Mechanical Attached Shroud (MAS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Cutting Edge Protection (MAWPS)
    – Mechanically Attached Wear Plate System, Bottom Protection (MAWPS)
    – Protector Pads (Bottom of Bucket)
    – Wear Bars
    – Wear Liner (for use with standard profile buckets)
  • Bucket Lip
    – Lip Fully Welded or Tack Welded
    – Lip Bare (No Hardware)
  • Bolt-On Lip
    – MAS Ready (Mechanically Attached Shrouds)
  • Camera, Color Rear Facing
  • Cover, Anti Vandalism for Shipping
  • Drawbar Attachment, Bolt-On
  • Engine Options
    – Engine, Ventilation Reduction (VR)
    – Engine, Equivalent to Tier 3
    – After-treatment options (for use with VR Engine only)
    • DPF (Flow Through)
    • DPF (Wall Flow)
  • Lighting
    – External Lighting System, Front, Rear, LED Work Lights
    – High/Low Beam Function
  • Fast Fill System
    – Coolant
    – Engine Oil
    – Fuel (Dual Tanks)
    – Hydraulic Oil
    – Transmission Oil
  • Fire Suppression System
    – Foam, Water Based
    – Ansul, Dry Powder
  • Fluids
    – Arctic Coolant
    – Arctic Fuel
  • Front Light Protectors
  • Fuel System
    – Fuel Lines Double Braided (Stainless Sleeving)
    – Fuel Lines Standard Braided (Double Braid Hydraulic Hose)
  • Guard, Rear Side Quarter Window
  • Handrails
    – Hand Hold (Access On/Off Top Deck)
    – Fold Down
  • Hydraulic System
    – Alternate Implement/Pilot Control Configuration
  • Lubrication System
    – Automatic
    – Centralized
  • Operators Station
    – Strut, Cab Door
  • Park Brake Switch Engagement
    – Push to Apply
    – Pull to Apply
  • Payload Control System
    – Loadrite L2180
  • Remote Control Interface (excludes Transmitter and Receiver)
    – RCT
  • Reversible Steering
  • Reflective Tape
  • Ride Control System
  • Rim
    – Rim Identification Numbering
    – Spare (Tubeless)
  • Seats
    – Seat Covers, Tee, Air and Standard
    – Suspension Seat Tee, Vinyl
    – Suspension Seat Air Vinyl
  • Secondary Steering System
  • Service Tools
    – Brake Wear Gauge
    – Collet Jacking Bolts
    – Diagnostics Box
    – Recovery Bar (for use with Brake Release, Recovery Bar System)
    – Socket Extension, Wheel Nut
    – Reference Parts Manual for Additional Tooling Available
  • Switches
    – Additional Engine Shutdown, Mounted LHS
    – Idle Timer
  • Technology
    – Command for Underground
    – Vital Information Management System (VIMS) Gen 3
  • Tire Arrangements
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSNT Bridgestone
    – Tire, 35/65 R33 VSDL Bridgestone
  • Wear Protection Bars
    – Cab/ROPS
    – Hydraulic Tank
    – Radiator
  • Windows
    – Single Pane
    – Dual Pane
  • NOTE: Not all features are available in all regions.
  • See your Cat dealer for more information.

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