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Caterpillar developing loaders with NASA for lunar mining

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 11, 2013

They call it earthmoving here. So does that make it moon-moving or lunar-moving if it happens up there? We'll soon find ...

Moving Mr. Tom: one of the largest coal mine draglines in the U.S.

Moving Mr. Tom: one of the largest coal mine draglines...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 04, 2012

Having sat unused since 1995, Mr. Tom, one of the biggest coal mine draglines in the country, had turned into ...

HHP Summit: The safety of LNG

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 26, 2012

When the average person views Liquified Natural Gas as a dangerous, toxic fuel, liable to explode at the slightest spark, ...

Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric drive

Komatsu updates 730E mining truck with AC electric...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2012

On Monday, Komatsu debuted its new 730E mining truck with the AC electric drive technology the company debuted in 1996. ...

Cummins touts simple Tier 4 solution, dual-fuel engines

Cummins touts simple Tier 4 solution, dual-fuel engines

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 24, 2012

Working under the theme "ready for more," Cummins' Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, says the company is showing this theme ...

MINExpo 2012 preview: rugged GammaTech tablets and convertible laptops on display

MINExpo 2012 preview: rugged GammaTech tablets and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 21, 2012

Those of you making the trip to MINExpo 2012 next week who love taking a look at new technology for ...

bauma 2013

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 14, 2012

Bauma will take place April 15-21, 2013 in Munich, Germany. This international trade fair, which takes place every three years, is ...

MINExpo 2012 will be North American debut of Cummins’s smallest and largest engines

MINExpo 2012 will be North American debut of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2012

The Cummins booth at MINExpo 2012 will display what the company calls "the most extensive smallest-to-largest range the company has ...

Hemispher GPS, Carlson Software form alliance

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 24, 2012

Hemisphere GPS and Carlson Software have formed an alliance involving land survey, mapping, construction, mining and other machine control markets. The ...

Topcon total stations are chosen for Europe’s largest...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 26, 2011

Topcon Europe Positioning B.V. announces the recent award of an order for more than 100 high precision robotic total stations ...

Parsons Brinckerhoff names COO of its Asia/Australia-Pacific/Southern Africa operating company

Parsons Brinckerhoff names COO of its...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 26, 2011

Chuck Kohler has been named chief operating officer (COO) of the Asia/Australia-Pacific/Southern Africa operating company of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global ...

A bigger Cat ready to serve mining industry

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 11, 2011

If discontinuing the 5000 Series shovels was a half-step back from the mining industry, Caterpillar is primed to take three ...

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