Mining truck news
Rio Tinto US Borax becomes first open pit mine to transition to renewable diesel
The change to renewable diesel brings an anticipated CO2 equivalent reduction of up to 45 000 tpy – comparable to eliminating the annual emissions of approximately 9600 cars.
Ballard and First Mode sign order for additional hydrogen fuel cell modules
Ballard Power Systems has agreed to supply First Mode with 60 hydrogen fuel cell modules to power hybrid hydrogen and battery ultra-class mining haul trucks.
Komatsu’s GHG alliance members join to learn about zero-emissions progress
The GHG Alliance was created to bring together mining industry leaders to work toward a shared goal of delivering zero-emissions equipment solutions.
Komatsu hosts mining customers for Automation Global User Forum
Komatsu’s partnership with Toyota is reflective of the company’s interoperability strategy for its customers’ large mining fleets.
Toyota to develop autonomous light vehicle run on Komatsu’s AHS
Komatsu and Toyota have announced the launch of a joint project to develop an autonomous light vehicle that will run on Komatsu’s Autonomous Haulage System.
World’s largest fuel cell electric vehicle completes successful year of trials
Proof-of-concept mining haul truck performs to all testing benchmarks, proving itself as a viable zero emission alternative to diesel.
First Mode and ABB sign battery systems order for mining haul trucks
First Mode and ABB have signed an order for 80 BORDLINE® ESS lithium-ion battery systems to power diesel-free mining haul trucks.
Caterpillar and NMG strengthen their zero-exhaust emission collaboration
Through this collaboration, NMG’s Matawinie Mine is set to become the world’s first all-electric open-pit mine and a technological showcase site.
Artemis orders primary and ancillary mining fleet from Finning
Artemis Gold Inc. has issued a purchase order to Finning for the primary and ancillary mining fleet required for the initial Phase 1 of operations at the Blackwater Mine.
New High-Performance Circle for Cat® 24 and 24M Motor Graders is released
Providing a 16 000 hour service life, the new HPC eliminates hours of monthly planned maintenance for frequent inspection, wear strip replacement and circle shoe adjustments associated with conventional circles.