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Russian Mine Sets Production Record with Cat® Longwall System

The Russian Yalevskogo mine operated by the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) recently surpassed the national monthly coal production record. The feat was accomplished safely and efficiently with the help of a specially tailored Cat® Longwall System and Longwall Automation.

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Longwall Automation Helps Russian Mine Sets Production Record


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.

Have you discovered the benefits of Cat Longwall Automation yet? If not, maybe it's time to investigate further.

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