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Tembo electric light vehicle

Rinehart approves electrifying mine vehicle fleet

A mining magnate will transition away from diesel at multiple operations. Gina Rinehart’s Atlas Iron recently approved converting its light vehicle fleet to electric power. The entity owned by...

Komatsu electric tunnel boring machine

Zero emissions machine works without blasting

A foreign mine equipment company claims its new machine operates underground without harming the environment, or requiring explosives. Japan-headquartered Komatsu recently confirmed it will trial a...

Minera Mining Technologies

Employer ramps up autonomous conversions

A multinational company will soon be able to automate mine sites more efficiently. Worley recently acquired autonomous specialist Minera Mining Technologies to help give more machinery driverless...

nuGen zero emissions truck

Mining giant accelerates zero emissions truck rollout

A multinational resources producer fast-tracked decarbonising its heavy vehicle fleet. Anglo American recently accelerated development and commercialisation of its nuGen Zero Emissions Haulage...

Scania electric truck

Triple electric powered truck unveiled

A multinational company claims its new heavy vehicle offers more power and range than its rivals. Scania recently revealed its next generation battery-electric truck can carry 40 tonnes and travel up...

Liebherr 264 truck

Employer approves zero emission ‘green’ trucks

A mineral producer and multinational manufacturer will create a new fleet of environmentally friendly heavy vehicles. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) recently partnered up with Liebherr to develop and...

Rio Tinto windfarm

Mining giant calls tenders for major Qld project

A multinational resources company requested proposals for a new development in central and southern Queensland. Rio Tinto recently called tenders for a large-scale project that powers its Gladstone...

BHP Indigenous procurement

Mining giant doubles procurement budget

A multinational resources company is spending big on suppliers owned by Indigenous Australians. BHP’s WA Iron Ore (WAIO) operations recently increased annual contracted spend with Pilbara...

BHP terminal

Mining giant approves automating large machines

A multinational resources company will invest in autonomous bulk material handling solutions. BHP recently committed $50 million towards automating eight shiploaders by 2023. Two “world...

BHP wind fence

Contract awarded for ‘national first’ project

A construction company won the primary tender for one of Australia’s first air quality developments in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. A subsidiary of CIMIC Group recently secured the...

AMSJ April 2022