Cummins Advantage for Mining

For nearly 100 years, mining operations have relied on Cummins for dependability and innovation. Ever since powering the very first diesel shovels in 1926, we strive to provide your mine with maximum uptime, thanks to reliability and dependability you can count on every day, and we back that dependability with the best service and support in the business.

cummins mining mapMore Availability

The combination of a robust engine design utilizing proven technology across multiple platforms, a global inventory of parts and engines available instantly through online technology and an experienced team of mining experts on call at your local distributor location all add up to superior productivity. Cummins-powered mining equipment routinely achieves 91-98% availability, so you get greater productivity with a lower cost-per-ton. That adds up to more profits with Cummins. Every Mine. Every Time.

More Uptime

Each Cummins Distributor holds inventory of high horsepower mining swing engines locally to minimize customer downtime. Anywhere you are in the world, a swing engine can be installed within 24 hours, helping the customer minimize downtime and maximize profits. Our commitment is to provide the support, part or swing engine you need within 24 hours of your service call, anywhere in the world. The millions of dollars invested in these support engines sums up Cummins commitment to the uptime and profitability of our mining customers.

mining engine workMining Customer Care

When you buy a piece of Cummins-powered equipment, you get more than just an engine. With a network of over 600 distributor locations and global engine rebuild locations, Cummins has unmatched technical expertise that covers over 190 countries and territories.

Each distributor utilizes professional Cummins mining technicians who are factory trained and certified to work on Cummins mining engines. Each engine is backed by the technical expertise of application and service engineers dedicated to developing and delivering the dependable products our mining customers require. Most importantly, our distributors stock a full inventory of new and remanufactured Cummins Genuine parts, thereby increasing engine uptime and driving down operational costs.

Case Study Actions

Ramping Up at Roy Hill


The technology roadmap powering Rio Tinto’s future


Eliminating the Obstacles to Longer Engine Life


Cummins Partnership Yields Higher Productivity for Anglo American


Cummins Early Warning System Saves $1.3 Million for Chilean Mine


El sistema de advertencia temprana de Cummins ahorra $ 1.3 millones para mina chilena


QSK60 Slashes Emissions


Filter Technology Delivers Savings


Teck and Cummins Raise the Benchmark for QSK60 Haul Truck Engine Life


Cummins Goes to Great Heights to Power Julong Copper Mine


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