History of Caterpillar
The Caterpillar legacy dates back to 1800 with the founding father Benjamin Holt building the first combined harvester in California. Through a merger In 1925, formed the heavy machinery champion Caterpillar Tractor Co. with the first product line release consisting of five tractors.
In 1937, the Caterpillar name made its way to the construction site of the Golden Gate Bridge. Cat® began its international tour from the 40s, touching base in some the world’s notable dam projects. Currently servicing the globe by providing the highest quality heavy machinery to construction, surface mining and underground mining projects.
Caterpillar offers safe, reliable equipment designed to handle demanding conditions.
Benefits of Caterpillar brand
Cat® machinery has long been seen in the Western Australian Mining sites and has proven their commitment to the industry through their best practice policies in safety, sustainability and productivity from start to finish of a project.
This commitment is evident from their approach to Research and Development (R&D). On average, the company has spent an astounding $1,943 million U.S. dollars on R&D between 2007 and 2017 to bring the best innovative designs and new technologies to the industry.
Cat® products are often picked by the project management team for its unmatched quality and ease of access to dealers and service providers. The brand provides the same efficiency to their customers that they expect from their internal workings.
Leading manufacturer of underground mining equipment
The Caterpillar brand hailed as a state-of-the-art heavy equipment provider for the mining industry, providing underground trucks, and loaders. Their predominance over the mining industry is made possible by their commitment to quality and innovation.
Whether it be a longwall, hard rock or room & pillar mining, Caterpillar will have all the necessary equipment and machinery for the project. Understanding specific needs of underground mining projects, Cat® products are often custom engineered to meet the demands of each project.
Hydramech and Caterpillar: committed to quality
Hydramech focuses on underground hydraulic mining solutions, with years of experience behind us our commitment is to keep downtime to a minimum and productivity levels high. We do this through hydraulic repairs, sales, exchange, and testing hydraulic components such as the motors, cylinders, pumps, and valves.
Caterpillar and Hydramech have the unparalleled commitment in bringing the highest level of quality and innovative solutions to your site. With a focus on heavy equipment and power engines, Cat® products have influenced the construction and mining industries in Australia and across the globe.
Speak to us about your underground hydraulic machinery or CAT equipment and our knowledgable staff will provide you with tailor-made solutions.
Hydramech offers a premium service to our customers operating in Kalgoorlie and Perth, Western Australia with a focus on getting you back onsite fast!
Our detailed, onsite repair services mean that you’ll get an exceptional product every time. We specialise in hydraulics and have years of experience repairing and rebuilding hydraulic cylinders and components.
- An experienced company that is 100% committed to its customers
- Invested in increasing your profitability
- Committed to improving lead times, so you stay productive