The retrofit concept will integrate mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems with drive train solutions from Flanders.
Vehicles and transportation
Autonomous light vehicles are used for everything from exploration to moving personnel, and the technology could be here to stay.
With leading mining companies pledging to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and many targeting carbon neutrality by 2050, a switch from diesel-fuelled vehicles to battery-powered will be a critical step.
After declining ore grades and Covid-19 impacted silver output in 2020, production is forecast to rise by 8.1% in 2021, says GlobalData
Global silver mine production is estimated to have declined by 2.4% to 849.7 million ounces (moz) in 2020, the fourth consecutive annual decrease, partly owing to lockdowns and restrictions at top silver-producing countries, particularly Peru,...
Australian iron ore firm Fortescue Metals Group has signed an agreement with Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to build a zero-emission battery electric haul truck for mining operations.