LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar
Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is unveiling its latest advancements in safety,
sustainability and technology at MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 55,000-ft2
exhibit features a broad range of product displays, new equipment
introductions, autonomous machines, remote operating stations and
previews of what the future holds in the mining industry.
The three-day expo also celebrates Caterpillar's collaboration
with mines and the company's commitment to its customers with the
theme, "Together, We're Mining Better."
"We look forward to sharing Caterpillar's latest mining products
and services portfolio with our customers. Our advancements extend
from equipment, technology and services to helping customers mine
more safely and sustainably," said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO
Jim Umpleby. "We're committed to
providing the solutions to help our customers achieve their
climate-related objectives while meeting their requirements for
performance, durability and economic value."
The exhibit is grouped under three areas: sustainability,
technology and automation, and equipment lifecycle management
- The world's largest, most powerful and efficient electric drive
dozer with high drive. The new Cat D11 XE dozer will be the most
advanced, most efficient dozer in the industry, built to give
owners a lower cost of material moved.
- The new Cat® R1700 XE LHD underground loader
features 100% battery electric propulsion that generates
significantly less heat and noise. It offers a 16.5-ton payload and
11.2 mph top speed.
- A broad range of renewable and storable power solutions.
- A Cat MineStar® stage focusing on Caterpillar's state of the
"To deliver on their sustainability commitments will require
miners to make significant changes to mine infrastructure and
operations," said Denise Johnson,
Caterpillar group president with responsibility for Resource
Industries. "Caterpillar has an integrated portfolio of machines,
services and technologies, that support end-to-end sustainable
solutions for our customers."
MINExpo and Caterpillar are committed to safety and are
following COVID-19 protocols in accordance with CDC guidance, state
and local authorities as well as the Las
Vegas Convention Center. The show runs Monday September 13 through Wednesday September
15. For those unable to travel, Caterpillar has created a
digital Caterpillar experience at cat.com/mining.
With 2020 sales and revenues of
$41.7 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is
the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining
equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines,
and diesel-electric locomotives. Since 1925, we've been driving
sustainable progress and helping customers build a better world
through innovative products and services. Throughout the product
life cycle, we offer services built on cutting-edge technology and
decades of product expertise. These products and services, backed
by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value to help our
customers succeed. We do business on every continent, principally
operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries,
Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and
providing financing and related services through our Financial
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SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.