Technical Talk Caterpillars Technologies and Building Blocks for Autonomy

  • Dates:
    Oct 08, 2013
  • Hours:
    From 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Location:
    Sawridge Inn Fort McMurray530 Mackenzie Blvd, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 4C4Timberline Conference Rooms
  • Event Type:
    Technical Meeting

Contact Information

Devon Hulsman
President - CIM Oil Sands Branch
780 881 6985
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Event Detail

Come join us Tuesday October 8, 2013 for socializing and listening to Sarah Loomis from Caterpillar presenting CAT's Mine Star System, the Technology path going forward, reviewing the"Building Blocks" towards Autonomy. Sarah will be touching on items such as Safety, Personnel Shortage, Maintenance, and Equipment Health Tracking. 

There will be a Cash Bar available for our guests, so please be responsible and don't drink and drive.

the fee for the event is $15 dollars for Non-CIM members and $10 dollars for Members and Students.


Background to the Presentation:

Caterpillar provides mining technology products for open pit and underground mine applications. Technologies that enable fleet management, drilling & blasting, loading, hauling, dozing, truck assignment, material tracking and operator management. All while helping mines increase productivity, efficiency and safety.  Miners are always looking for ways to enhance mine site safety, reduce costs, improve profitability and boost efficiency.  Cat® MineStar™ System helps you do that, providing the most comprehensive suite of mining technology products in the industry. It consists of a number of configurable capability sets that allow you to scale the system to your mine site needs.

Cat MineStar System helps you manage everything from material tracking to sophisticated real-time fleet management, machine health systems, autonomous equipment systems and more. The capability sets - Fleet, Terrain, Detect, Health and Command - can be used in combination or individually to allow your operation the flexibility and scalability it needs to be more productive, efficient and safe.

Cat MineStar System lets you integrate products, processes and people like never before, so you can define what next generation means for your operation.

Sarah will review the "Building Blocks" towards Autonomy, focusing on Safety, Productivity, Maintenance, Mine Design, Sustainability, and HR.

Video Clip to watch regarding the topic.