Mining Truck Milestone

Caterpillar recently completed assembly of the 5000th Cat 793 Mining Truck. Caterpillar data show that the milestone production figure far exceeds the manufacture of any other brand of 227-tonne size class truck. In production since 1991, truck number 5,000 represents the fifth generation of the 793. “The 793 Mining Truck is the core of Cat surface mining vehicles,” says Jean Savage, Caterpillar vice president. “The 793 has been an integral part of making Caterpillar the leading supplier of surface mining equipment. I thank the assembly team as well as those…

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