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Cat Debuts High Drive Electric Dozer

The all-new Cat D6 dozer delivers new levels of efficiency and performance with a choice of electric drive or fully automatic power train. A redesigned purpose-built VPAT dozer offers best-in-class grading, while updated technology features help operators to be more productive.

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Komatsu Touts Frontrunner Autonomous Haulage System

Komatsu America Corp. reported that the FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) achieved the unprecedented milestone of more than two billion tons of surface material moved autonomously. The FrontRunner has now hauled more than all other commercial mining AHSs combined, according to the company.

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Cat Tricone Drill Bits Designed to Lower Drilling Costs

Cat Tricone Drill Bits are designed for the most severe rotary blasthole applications, yet are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new line includes six diameters ranging from 171 mm (6 ¾ in.) to 311 mm (12 ¼ in.).

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Boart Longyear Offers Diamond Bit Series

Boart Longyear said that the complete series of Longyear Diamond Drilling Bits is now available. All drillers from the newly promoted to the seasoned veteran find the color-coded Longyear diamond drilling bits much more effective in obtaining higher productivity, according to the company.

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Graniterock Solar Panels Earn Clean Air Leader Award

Installing 3,000 solar panels at Graniterock’s A. R. Wilson Quarry did more than roll back the meter last year. Graniterock was recognized as a clean air champion by the Monterey Bay Air Resources District in California due in part to the company’s use of solar as an alternative energy source.

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