Elphinstone to develop ‘suite’ of underground hard-rock battery-electric vehicles
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Elphinstone to develop ‘suite’ of underground hard-rock battery-electric vehicles
January 21, 2022

Elphinstone Pty Ltd has commenced a project to develop a suite of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) for underground hard-rock mining to, it says, address the increasing decarbonisation efforts and expectations of its global customer base. The project will require a significant research and development investment by the company in addition to the recently awarded Australian Federal[…]

Spain’s EPSA replacing Golding as mining contractor at Stanmore’s Isaac Downs coal mine in A$564 million five year deal
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Spain’s EPSA replacing Golding as mining contractor at Stanmore’s Isaac Downs coal mine in A$564 million five year deal
January 19, 2022

The Board of Australian coal mining major Stanmore Resources Ltd has announced that Brisbane-based EPSA Pacific Pty Ltd (EPSA), part of Madrid, Spain headquartered group EPSA Group, has been awarded a five year open-cut mining services agreement (MSA) with a current value A$564 million at its Isaac Downs 35 Mt/y metcoal mine southeast of Moranbah,[…]

Hexagon, Gold Fields’ Damang Mine complete successful fatigue detection & management technology installation
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Hexagon, Gold Fields’ Damang Mine complete successful fatigue detection & management technology installation
January 18, 2022

Hexagon’s Mining division has announced completion of a significant safety installation with Gold Fields Ghana. Some 35 mine vehicles were equipped with Hexagon’s Operator Alertness System Heavy Vehicle (OAS-HV) at the Damang Mine in Ghana’s Western Region. After a successful pilot project completed in late 2020-early 2021, full deployment of OAS-HV proceeded smoothly despite ongoing[…]