Cat® Electric Rope Shovels can load more material — more efficiently and more cost-effectively — than any other loading tool on the market. They combine immense payload capability with low maintenance requirements and high reliability to deliver the lowest cost-per-ton loading solution for long-life mines. With an operating life of 120,000 hours, they are a viable option for mines with estimated lives that meet or exceed a time frame of 20 years.
Support to maximize life — and profitability
The investment in an electric rope shovel is a long-term partnership. With the support of the global Cat dealer network along with Caterpillar’s technical resources, you can expect a long, productive life from your rope shovel. We help maximize availability and increase your return on investment through:
Key retrofits and upgrades to your Cat Electric Rope Shovel can help maximize your value. Thanks to feedback from customers, technicians and operators, Caterpillar makes continuous improvements to machine components to help improve uptime, reduce service and extend life, which help lower total cost of ownership. Talk to your Cat dealer for more information on these and other upgrades that could improve your operation and potentially lower your cost per ton.