Photo by Tony Illia for ENR At MINExpo, Caterpillar showed off the D11T, its largest dozer. Photo by Tony Illia for ENR Liebherr premiered its 240-ton capacity T-264 haul truck at MINExpo this year. Related Links: Caterpillar Lauches $5B Global Mining Plan After Bucyrus Deal Looking Back at MINExpo 2008 Tentative optimism filled the exhibit halls at this year's MINExpo, where Caterpillar Inc. delivered a softened three-year outlook. Despite cooling commodities demand, the National Mining Association show, held on Sept. 24-26 in Las Vegas, attracted 50,000 attendees and 850,000 sq ft of exhibits, a respective 30% and 42% jump over
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.