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Caterpillar Global Mining Forms Alliance with Seeing Machines

Caterpillar Global Mining entered into an alliance agreement with Seeing Machines Limited to deliver and support operator fatigue monitoring technology through Cat Dealers. Seeing Machines, headquartered in Canberra, Australia, has developed fatigue monitoring systems using patented eye and head tracking technology to detect operator fatigue and distraction and to alert the mine controller and the machine operator.

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Komatsu Launches Its First Intelligent Machine

Komatsu America Corp. introduced the D61EXi/PXi-23, Komatsu’s first intelligent Machine Control model to the North American market. Thanks to its first fully automatic blade control, the D61i-23 dozer can perform not only finish grading, which has been possible with conventional Machine Control, but also rough dozing.

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Articulating a Truck Buy

When you’re considering the purchase of a new articulated dump truck (ADT), you need confidence that the investment you’re making will help you achieve your business goals. You want to know that your ADT can quickly and efficiently haul high volumes of material over rugged terrain for long distances at the lowest possible cost of ownership.

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Case Excavators Offer Advanced Fuel Economy

Case Construction Equipment introduced the new Tier 4 interim CX130C and CX160C excavators to its C Series product line, offering customers fuel economy increases of up to 8 percent and 5 percent, respectively, versus previous B Series models; resulting in increased productivity, along with lower overall owning and operating costs facilitated through easier maintenance.

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Hitachi, Immersive Technologies Renew Partnership

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd (HCM) renewed its exclusive partnership agreement with Immersive Technologies to provide it with continued access to HCM's proprietary engineering information and engineering staff. This will facilitate the ongoing development and support of the mining industries’ leading range of advanced equipment simulators, which are designed by Immersive for equipment operator training and workforce development.

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