Electrifying a mine, like mining itself, is a process. Mining operators should seriously consider partnering with OEMs and system integrators to accelerate this process. Such a partnership applies to new vehicles and retrofit projects, like replacing a diesel engine with an electric powertrain.
Roughly nine months after reaching the 4 billion t autonomously hauled milestone, trucks equipped with Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling have now moved over 5 billion t.
ioneer and Caterpillar have completed a definitive agreement regarding autonomous haul trucks at Rhyolite Ridge.
Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group and Mitsui & Co. have announced the formation of a joint venture aimed at advancing mining tyre recycling solutions for mining regions around the world.
ABD Solutions has signed a memorandum of understanding with Amaroq Minerals Ltd to investigate the potential for the introduction of vehicle autonomy systems for various mining vehicles at the Nalunaq site in Greenland.
Vale is set to become the first mining company, among the big players in the industry, to test 100% electric 72 t trucks.
Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has devised the Freudenberg S.A.F.E.air filtration solution to reduce airborne respirable contaminants and CO2 levels in mining vehicle cabins.
Amaroq Minerals signs MOU with ABD Solutions to investigate the potential for the introduction of vehicle autonomy systems at the Nalunaq site in Greenland.
Rajant Corp. and Komatsu have achieved Rajant certification for Komatsu’s FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage Solution (AHS).