Caterpillar Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Training Center Freeport
2012 Pacific Logging Congress - Tucson, AZ
Field Day Friday Nov 9th
Caterpillar Tinaja Hills Demonstration
and Training Center
Freeport McMoran Sierrita Copper
Unlike your typical logging conference, our field day on Friday
morning will start out with a guided motorcoach tour of the Freeport
McMoran - Sierrita open pit copper mine.
We will get an up-close view of how a modern mine balances
excavation and logistics to maximize the efficiency of their operation.
Sound familiar? What if we
substituted the word harvest.
Just like in mining, our
industry revolves around
transporting our product to
Let’s see if any of their best
practices can apply to our
After we leave the mine, Caterpillar is hosting the PLC for the
day at their Tinaja Hills Demonstration and Training Center.
We will start the PLC business session and then Caterpillar
will educate us with (3) short 30-minute interactive
• Fleet Management
• Jobsite Safety
After lunch, you will spend an afternoon in Caterpillar’s sandbox
“Big Trucks and Fond Memories”
A live equipment demonstration followed by, …
… a view and operate session. You will be able to get in the
seat and operate the Cat line of excavators, tractors ,wheel
…, or do a “ride and drive” in the new Cat vocational truck
or maybe a mine truck.
Make plans today to join us in Tucson, AZ Nov. 8 10, for the 103rd Pacific Logging Congress.