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Underground Battery Electric Vehicles for BHP Potash Project in Canada

Underground Battery Electric Vehicles for BHP Potash Project in Canada

Mining Tech Research
Jun 21, 2022
John Deere, Wacker Neuson to Cooperate on Compact Electric Excavators

John Deere, Wacker Neuson to Cooperate on Compact Electric Excavators

The long-term exclusive OEM supply agreement covers mini and compact excavators weighing less than 5 metric tons, including battery electric excavators. Wacker Neuson will design and manufacture the machines at its facilities for the requirements of John Deere mainly for North America.
External Company Press Release
Snow Lake Lithium Calls for EV Ecosystem Across North America

Snow Lake Lithium Calls for EV Ecosystem Across North America

Snow Lake Lithium Ltd has outlined the need to create a comprehensive electric vehicle ecosystem across North America, to protect the future of its domestic automotive industry.
Mining Tech Research
May 9, 2022
Anglo American Unveils Hydrogen Powered Mine Haul Truck

Anglo American Unveils Hydrogen Powered Mine Haul Truck

Anglo American unveils a prototype of the world's largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions at its Mogalakwena PGMs mine in South Africa.
Mining Tech Research
Apr 5, 2022
Scania Puts Electric Trucks in LKAB Mine in Northern Sweden

Scania Puts Electric Trucks in LKAB Mine in Northern Sweden

An electric Scania Heavy Tipper will operate in the LKAB mine in Malmberget, in northern Sweden, alongside an electric crane truck specially adapted for these mining operations. This customer close development gives Scania a chance to test and operate fully electric trucks in a demanding underground mine environment.
External Company Press Release
Sandvik Partners with Boliden on 3D Printing Trial

Sandvik Partners with Boliden on 3D Printing Trial

Additive manufacturing of parts looks set to upend the supply of components globally. A small-scale trial of 3D manufactured parts is helping Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and leading mining company Boliden explore the potential.
External Company Press Release
Snow Lake Lithium to Develop World's First All Electric Lithium Mine

Snow Lake Lithium to Develop World's First All Electric Lithium Mine

With demand for electric vehicles growing rapidly, the global automotive and energy storage industries will be competing to access raw materials, especially lithium, that are a crucial component of batteries.
Mining Tech Research
Dec 24, 2021
Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Hydrogen Powered Trains in Queensland

Australia's largest rail freight operator, Aurizon and leading global mining company Anglo American have agreed to work together on a feasibility study to assess the introduction of hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight.
Mining Tech Research
Dec 8, 2021
The Big Picture of Mining Electrification

The Big Picture of Mining Electrification

In the big picture, mining is a very large, growing business. Top mining companies net around $660 billion yearly. In this article IDTechEx analyzes how mining is being electrified, relocated and redefined.
Mining Tech Research
Sep 16, 2021
Queensland Announces First Vanadium Mine

Queensland Announces First Vanadium Mine

A vanadium mine in Queensland's remote northwest will pioneer production of a globally sought-after new economy mineral.
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