With mining companies looking for a route to net zero, in-pit crushing & conveying offers one of the most proven ways to get there. To some extent, that has removed concerns about initial cost, given that miners face very uncertain costs anyway if they were to switch to battery electric haul trucks and associated charging infrastructure, much of which remains an unknown quantity. Even to go with trolley assist, whether with diesel-electric or all electric trucks,represents a big spend on trolley infrastructure. This month’s IPCC-focussed Spotlight Feature Article covers everything from the latest semi-mobile crushing station technology to gearless conveyor drives