Caterpillar and Gmmco commission the highest capacity longwall system in India

Caterpillar and Gmmco commission the highest capacity longwall system in India

Caterpillar and GMMCO team commissioned the highest capacity Longwall system at Adriyala project for Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) which is the second largest state owned enterprise in India, with a production capacity of around 3 million tons per annum, on 15th October 2014.

Envisaging huge coal demand in the Country, SCCL had planned to augment the underground production from a high capacity Longwall system. Caterpillar bagged this order for introducing a modern Longwall system in the Country, which finally weighed 5000 metric tons, 2900m in panel length and 250m face panel width.

40 expert expats from Caterpillar & 20 experienced engineers from GMMCO worked for 12 months to erect & commission the system.

The work was carried out &completed with utmost importance to safety with zero incidents.

Caterpillar & GMMCO are confident that this will open up a new chapter in underground mining in the country

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