Cat tests 360-st 797 truck, upgrades wheel loaders
Mining Engineering, 1999, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 34-36
Caterpillar’s 797 327-t (360-st) mining truck is currently being tested at the company’s proving facilities. Mine evaluations began in the second quarter. The unit will be commercially available in North America in 2000 and worldwide in 2001. The new model is the largest of Caterpillar’s off highway truck line. In addition, the company has replaced its 966F series II and 970 F wheel loaders with the 966G and 972G models.
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