GET & Bucket CVA
GET & Bucket CVA

How a Cat® GET & Bucket CVA Helps Your Mine Site

Keeping your buckets and ground engaging tools (GET) in quality condition is critical. These tools can impact your mining operation’s productivity. And with a Cat® Customer Value Agreement (CVA) for GET and buckets, you’ll be able to reduce downtime and manage equipment upkeep costs. Let’s see how a CVA could help your mine site.

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Unexpected bucket and ground engaging tools (GET) maintenance is disruptive and expensive. But with a GET & Bucket Customer Value Agreement (CVA), you’ll stay on top of equipment maintenance and component replacements.

Plus, tailor your CVA with your Cat® dealer to meet the needs of your mining operation — just like a Cat customer in Chile did.

The copper mine needed ways to control costs and increase durability to improve overall machine availability. So the dealer helped them get a GET & Bucket CVA for two electric rope shovels. Benefits included on-site inventory, regular wear management inspections and weekly reporting. Plus, improved GET quality and component availability meant the mine’s dealer could deliver a fixed cost per ton while reducing replacement downtime. 

 

GET & BUCKET CVA: WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

Now, what worked for the mine site in Chile may not work for you. That’s why we don’t advertise GET & Bucket CVAs as a one-size-fits-all solution. Your Cat dealer helps you design your CVA to meet your mine site needs. That way you only pay for services that add value to your operation.

You can choose from three GET & Bucket CVA levels. All levels include complete inventory management.

  • Convenience: With one year of coverage, you get pay-per-consumption pricing that includes wear package and lip rebuild advice, and removal and installation instructions. Plus, there's optional operation and maintenance training.

  • Performance: With up to three years of coverage, you can get pay-per-consumption or cost-per-ton/cost-per-hour pricing that includes wear package advice and delivery, lip rebuild, on-site dealer inspections with reports and more.

  • Confidence: With this comprehensive solution, you get complete inventory management on a cost-per-ton and cost-per-hour pricing model. The plan includes total bucket rebuilds and bucket availability, guaranteed.

 

SEE IT IN ACTION

So how exactly does a GET & Bucket CVA help your mine site? Let’s look at one simple scenario:

After signing up for a GET & Bucket CVA, you tap into the included BucketPro App technology. With it, you monitor your GET condition and performance. The app predicts that some of your equipment will need repairs in six weeks. 

Looking at your schedule, you realize that six weeks from now is a peak operational period. Instead of waiting until then to schedule repairs, you hop on a call with your Cat dealer and plan bucket repair during a slow operational period three weeks out. Repairs are completed, and when your busiest operational period hits, your equipment is ready to roll, saving you from unplanned downtime costs. 

 

ASK YOUR CAT DEALER ABOUT A GET & BUCKET CVA

If you’re interested in learning more about how a GET & Bucket CVA could benefit your mining operation, reach out to your Cat dealer. Your dealer can walk you through the customizable plan options to help you find the right fit to increase productivity and lower operational costs. 

GET & BUCKET CVAS

Increase productivity and keep costs down with the power of a Customer Value Agreement (CVA).

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GET & BUCKET CVAS
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