Rock Straight combines the convenience and safety of automated continuous mining with Activated Undercutting Technology that makes longwall mining hard rock sustainable and cost effective. Get the details here and evaluate your application using our System Evaluation Tool below to see if Rock Straight might be an option for you.
The Cat® Rock Straight System is a fully mechanized longwall system adopted to hard rock conditions for continuous mining of flat and tabular hard rock deposits and reefs. It has been specifically designed for the extraction of bedded hard rock deposits (e.g. platinum, copper, gold). The Rock Straight System provides economical cutting in the mining of thin seams and narrow veins, especially when selective mining of ore is required.Access the Cat® Rock Straight System Evaluation Tool
Caterpillar offers comprehensive, in-the-iron training programs for Rock Straight and Rock Flow Systems at its new training center in Luenen Germany. Experience first hand the automation efficiencies, operation and service as well as system reporting capabilities of these new hard rock mining products.
Caterpillar has a broad range of expertise in mining technology, and the underground mining facility builds on roughly 100 years experience in underground longwall mining. Get advice and solutions from Caterpillar and your Cat dealer. Helping you do more and save more. That's how we're built.Talk to Us