September 28, 2010

Caterpillar FleetCommander 3.0 Surface Mine Control SystemFleetCommander 3.0 Surface Mine Control SystemThe 3.0 version of Caterpillar's FleetCommander surface mine monitoring and control system has a new blending functionality in the assignment module that enables the mine controller to specify the type and quality of materials delivered to the dump, stockpile or processing plant. The new feature is fully integrated with production planning and key performance indicator summaries. FleetCommander 3.0 assigns trucks based on the specified ore and productivity targets. Enhancements to the core truck assignment engine including closer integration with the mine model and optimization of the assignment algorithm.