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The International Copper Study Group (ICSG) convened in Lisbon, Portugal during late October. Government delegates and industry advisors from most of the world’s leading copper producing and using...
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By Brian Humphrey Next month will see the introduction of API CK-4 and API FA-4—a development that represents the biggest industry overhaul in heavy-duty engine oil specifications for decades....

Suppliers Report

Barrick and Cisco Partner for ‘Digital Reinvention’ of Mining • Sandvik Gets Contract for Chambishi Copper Project • Kal Tire, UBC to Collaborate on Tire Technology • Newmont Ghana Mines Go With...
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Dozer Offers More Horsepower, Faster Cycles, Less Downtime • GPS-steered Excavation Machine Uses Mine-by-line Planning • Dipper Payload-sensing System Gives ‘High Fidelity’ Measurements • Software Advance...

Simulator Training for Cat Articulated Truck Operators


Heavy-equipment simulator training developer Simformotion has released its new Cat Simulators articulated truck system, featuring authentic controls combined with simulated applications, designed to teach truck controls familiarization, how to perform a machine walkaround, driving, hauling, braking, loading methods, unloading, full production cycle, and also including a special open training mode. Exclusive to its Cat Simulators is SimU Campus—software that records and reports the results of all simulation sessions so instructors and users can track progress. Hundreds of benchmarks based on Caterpillar expert operators are included in the system, with the operator’s performance measured against these benchmarks and outcomes recorded to a database. Special bonus features on the articulated truck system include companion iPad training, multiple languages and an available motion platform. 

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From the Editor

Steve Fiscor/Editor-in-Chief It happened in U.K. earlier this year and now it has happened here in the U.S. A movement that the mainstream media and the political elite had discounted will now change the direction of the country and possibly alter the global economy. Voters, many of whom felt their voices were not being heard, turned out to...
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