CAT 797 Dump Truck Operators Mining Project - Lower Bowen Basin

CAT 797 Dump Truck Operators Mining Project – Lower Bowen Basin


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Experienced CAT 797 Dump Truck Operators Bowen Basin

One Key Resources supplies specialist operators, tradespersons and professionals to mining, gas, and construction projects across Australia.

Successful in this role, you must have:

  • 2 years+ experience on the CAT 793/797 or Komatsu 830E Dump Truck (essential)
  • Experience working under 4100 Rope Shovels (ideal)
  • Willingness to pass a D&A test

The qualifications/certifications required include:

  • SSE signed competencies
  • Current Drivers License
  • Current Standard 11 Induction Training or BMA Induction Statement of Attainment
  • Current Coal Board Medical

In return they offer:

  • Convenient lifestyle roster (5/4 4/5)
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Weekly Pay
  • Take advantage of our Key Connect program. Offer their employee services program to all our employees which includes travel, financial services, and so much more! Let us do the leg work for you!

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About the Bowen Basin

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

Caterpillar Haul truck 793

The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.

The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™

Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.

Komatsu 830E Haul Truck

The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.

The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.

This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.

The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.

Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website



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