Still, Steven Anderson, the new artistic director of CATCO
, says Last Smoker's commentary on democracy comes through loud and clear: "Today, we're legislating each other out of our bad habits.
CATCO, with its low, ground-baring pressure, would have no problem operating over the soft tundra.
Due to some of the remote locations," he said, "the CATCO units will provide access without the construction of ice or gravel roads, which could become very expensive and time sensitive.
CATCOs might be described as gentle yellow giants; with eight big, soft paws that love the environment, they might also be de scribed as the ultimate all-terrain vehicles or rollagons.
CATCOs are employed to transport extremely heavy equipment, materials, water and personnel.
CATCOs come in two versions (RD 85 and RD 105); they are identical except that the RD 105 has a fifth set of tires installed under its cargo dock.
Dubbed land barges because of their uncommonly large carrying capacities, CATCOs have been around for several decades.
He said, "By its ability to work in the remote roadless areas of the Arctic, CATCOs allow for exploration in environmentally sensitive areas without the concerns of weather and terrain.