Hindustan Zinc continues pioneering underground electrification journey with commitment to introduce Normet BEVs
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Hindustan Zinc continues pioneering underground electrification journey with commitment to introduce Normet BEVs
July 30, 2021

In a pioneering move to decarbonise Indian mining, Hindustan Zinc today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Finnish technology firm Normet Group Oy to introduce battery-powered service equipment and utility vehicles in its underground mines. Taking a step closer to achieving carbon neutrality, Hindustan Zinc is set to introduce Normet SmartDrive Vehicles (NSDVs)[…]

CEMI’s Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator platform gets C$40 million govt funding boost
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CEMI’s Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator platform gets C$40 million govt funding boost
July 13, 2021

The Government of Canada is supporting the continued success of the sector by investing in innovative solutions that will strengthen Canada’s international leadership in sustainable, efficient and safe mining. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of C$40 million in a C$112.4 million project of the Centre for[…]

Normet SmartDrive Charmec passes three month trial with Barminco at IGO’s Nova mine in Western Australia
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Normet SmartDrive Charmec passes three month trial with Barminco at IGO’s Nova mine in Western Australia
July 8, 2021

Global underground contract mining major Barminco and mining company IGO Ltd have recently finished a three-month trial of Normet Group’s SmartDrive MC 605 VE Charmec BEV emulsion charging machine at IGO Ltd’s Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine in Western Australia. Feedback on this new technology has been positive, with operators and maintenance “all agreeing that the driving[…]