Caterpillar to introduce battery-electric and autonomous haulage tech at Newmont ops
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Caterpillar to introduce battery-electric and autonomous haulage tech at Newmont ops
November 10, 2021

Newmont has announced a strategic alliance with Caterpillar Inc to deliver a fully connected, automated, zero carbon emitting, end-to-end mining system that will see the introduction of first-of-a-kind battery-electric haulage technology and automation at the gold miner’s Cripple Creek and Victor and Tanami mines in the USA and Australia, respectively. The announcement comes a day[…]

Newmont to drive mobile equipment decarbonisation plans forward with battery-electric power
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Newmont to drive mobile equipment decarbonisation plans forward with battery-electric power
November 9, 2021

Among the options for decarbonising mobile mining equipment, Newmont’s primary focus is on the use of battery-electric power, Dean Gehring, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, told the Energy and Mines Virtual World Congress today. Gehring, after presenting ‘Toward Net Zero Mining: The Strategy Behind Our Climate Targets’, admitted that the biggest challenge the[…]

New Found Gold to use Chrysos PhotonAssay method for Queensway drill core
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New Found Gold to use Chrysos PhotonAssay method for Queensway drill core
November 9, 2021

New Found Gold says it is proceeding immediately with assaying of drill whole-core samples from its Queensway Project, in Newfoundland, Canada, using the Chrysos PhotonAssay™ method at Intertek’s facilities in Perth, Western Australia. Novo Resources Corp, a significant shareholder of New Found, currently uses Intertek’s Chrysos PhotonAssay facilities in Perth for production and exploration samples[…]