Electric Mine Consortium launches Electric Mine Simulation crowd challenge
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Electric Mine Consortium launches Electric Mine Simulation crowd challenge
September 16, 2021

The Electric Mine Consortium (EMC) has launched the ‘Electric Mine Simulation’ crowd challenge in partnership with the OZ Minerals Think & Act Differently ideas incubator and Unearthed. OZ Minerals, IGO, South 32, Blackstone Minerals, Evolution Mining, Barminco and Goldfields have committed to significantly reducing their carbon footprint. These seven mining companies along with a number[…]

Rio Tinto to work with Cat to deploy 35 new design 793 zero emissions & autonomous trucks at Gudai-Darri mine
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Rio Tinto to work with Cat to deploy 35 new design 793 zero emissions & autonomous trucks at Gudai-Darri mine
September 15, 2021

Rio Tinto and Caterpillar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Caterpillar’s development of zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks for use at one of Rio Tinto’s Western Australian mining operations. The collaboration will see Rio Tinto work with Caterpillar to advance the development of the manufacturer’s future 220 t 793 zero-emissions autonomous haul truck including[…]

Combining the best of Sandvik and Artisan – the new 50 t TH550B battery truck launches, with 65 t TH665B next
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Combining the best of Sandvik and Artisan – the new 50 t TH550B battery truck launches, with 65 t TH665B next
September 13, 2021

The new Sandvik TH550B 50 t battery-electric truck, the company says, combines the best of two worlds: Sandvik’s half-century of experience designing and manufacturing equipment for the underground mining industry, and the innovative Artisan™ battery packs and electric drivelines. “This combination of proven solutions and third-generation BEV technology is a game changer for any site[…]