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The R2900 Underground LHD Loader is designed for maximum power and durability in the most demanding underground mining applications.


Engine Model Cat C15 Cat C15 Less
Gross Power - ISO 14396 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Gross Power - VR Engine - ISO 14396 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Gross Power - Tier 3/Stage IIIA Equivalent Engine - ISO 14396 409.0 HP 305.0 kW Less
Gross Power - Stage V/Tier 4 Final Equivalent Engine - ISO 14396 393.0 HP 293.0 kW Less

Operating Specifications

Rated Payload 37320.0 lb 17200.0 kg Less
Gross Machine Mass 162736.0 lb 73816.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Straight Ahead - Lift Arms Horizontal 94107.0 lb 42686.0 kg Less
Static Tipping Load - Full Turn - Lift Arms Horizontal 80687.0 lb 36599.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Lift (ISO) 50062.0 lb 22704.0 kg Less
Breakout Force - Tilt (ISO) 60298.0 lb 27346.0 kg Less

  • Four Bucket Sizes Available to Match Your Material Density and Meet a Range of Loading, Hauling and Dumping Conditions
  • Full Range of Cat® GET Offering to Achieve Best Productivity while Maximizing Bucket Life

  • Optional New Door Latch Monitoring System to Protect Operator
  • New Info Display Screen in Cab for EU Stage V Emission Model
  • New Product Link™ Elite (PLE) System to Replace VIMS for Machine Health Monitoring
  • MXZ Lite Retrofittable
  • Optional Rearview Camera Enhances the Operator’s Visibility
  • Continuous Focus on Operator’s Safety and Comfort including ROPS/FOPS Cabin with Ergonomic Layout, Operator Present System and Interior and Exterior Safety Details

  • Multiple Emission Options (Three Engines + Aftertreatment Solutions)
  • High Efficiency Radiator as Optional Cooling Package
  • New Remote Mounted Transmission Coolers

  • T/C Lock-Up Clutch to Increase Speed on Grade and Improve Fuel Economy
  • Optional Ride Control System Smooths out the Ride on Uneven Ground
  • Optional 2nd Steering System for Consistent Machine Response

  • Leverages R1700 Heavy Structure Design (Rear) to Further Enhance Long-Term Durability
  • Better Component Positioning and Uses Light/Modular Structure Philosophy for Easy Service
  • Single Bolt in Fuel Tank with Ground Level Access
  • Optional New Bolt-On Brake Release System (Recovery Hook)
  • Optional ANSUL Wet Fire Suppression System


  • Availability: From 2019
  • Regions: All
  • To Order: Contact your local dealer for more Information

R2900 EU Stage V – Better Air, Better Life

  • Designed for Maximum Power and Durability in the Most Demanding Underground Mining Applications
  • Technology Ready to Monitor the HEALTH or to Operate Remotely from a Safe Distance with Selection of Automation Options
  • Meets the Strictest Industrial Emission Control Standards (EU Stage V)