Cat® automated longwall systems are operated in some of the world’s most productive underground mines. Running up to 98% of their production time in automation mode, they're setting production records in all regions, around the world.
Cat longwall automation solutions improve safety, productivity
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What if you could improve your coal output by 90% or more without compromising safety or availability? These numbers are not fiction; these are production results from three mines running complete Cat® Longwall systems in Australia. One mine has set a production record by producing 330,000 tonnes (363,762 short tons) in a single week.
And the benefits go beyond increased production -- improved safety, increased machine availability and increased component wear life are also possible with a complete longwall system from Caterpillar.Learn More