When designing its mining trucks, Caterpillar has three key objectives: safety, service and performance. The 793F delivers all three. From enhanced safety features like ground level service and 600-mm-wide / 24-in-wide stairways, to the increased performance and improved fuel efficiency delivered by the Tier 2 compliant C175-16, the 793F delivers more. And its available in a wide variety of configurations to meet the needs of any mine site.
Caterpillar Inc. is a United States-based corporation headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. Caterpillar is, according to their corporate website, "the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines." Caterpillar produces a wide range of heavy equipment, including the range of Caterpillar bulldozers. Caterpillar's line of vehicles range from tracked tractors to hydraulic excavators, backhoe loaders, motor graders, off-highway trucks, wheel loaders, and agricultural tractors. They are used in construction, road-building, mining, forestry, energy, transportation and material-handling industries.
Caterpillar is one of the thirty companies whose stock is tracked in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It is a Fortune 500 company, ranked number 50 in 2008, and first in its industry, with more than $30 billion in assets. Source: Wikipedia, Caterpillar.
The Caterpillar 793 is an off-highway, ultra class, two-axle, mechanical powertrain haul truck developed and manufactured in the United States by Caterpillar Inc. specifically for high production mining and heavy-duty construction applications worldwide.