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Caterpillar ET3752 electric underground truck

Mining giant unveils first electric underground truck

A resources multinational revealed plans to transition away from fossil fuels towards emerging technology. Newmont Corporation recently test-drove its first battery electric underground truck. The...

Komatsu 930E hydrogen truck

‘Significantly lighter’ trucks approved

A less heavy vehicle has received the nod. Komatsu and General Motors (GM) recently approved a new hydrogen-powered 930E dump truck. Existing electric mine vehicles will be converted to run on 2...

Roy Hill battery electric train

Mining magnate orders electric heavy vehicles

A resources mogul began rolling out eco friendly locomotives at a major mine. Gina Rinehart recently ordered what was touted to be the first 100 per cent battery powered, heavy-haul train. The heavy...

BHP CAT truck

Employers probe alleged heavy vehicle misuse

Major mineral producers examined whether multiple trucks were used incorrectly. MaxMine recently investigated different work sites where heavy vehicles were allegedly used for the wrong purpose...

Komatsu PC4000

Central Qld coal mine procures safer machinery

A fossil fuel operation purchased equipment to decrease incidents and carbon footprints. Komatsu Australia recently supplied new machinery to Batchfire Resources’ Callide Coal Mine at Mount...

Liebherr trucks

Employer introduces electric trucks to mine sites

A mineral producer will transition away from fossil fuels towards more environmentally friendly alternatives. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently confirmed it would introduce its first-ever battery...