More OEMs join ICMM's safer vehicle initiative

More OEMs join ICMM's safer vehicle initiative

The group aims to introduce greenhouse gas emission-free surface mining vehicles by 2040.

Fleet

27 NOVEMBER 2020
Kirkland to trial Sandvik battery truck at Fosterville

Kirkland to trial Sandvik battery truck at Fosterville

Company also outlined zero-harm and low environmental footprint strategy.

Innovation

26 NOVEMBER 2020
LKAB plots path towards carbon-free future

LKAB plots path towards carbon-free future

The company plans to invest a total of nearly US$47 billion on its transformation strategy

Sustainability

24 NOVEMBER 2020
Sandvik building new Perth workshop

Sandvik building new Perth workshop

Facility will include a workshop, office, meeting facilities and testing and training equipment.

Maintenance

24 NOVEMBER 2020
Orica, Epiroc commission blast automation machine

Orica, Epiroc commission blast automation machine

Underground development prototype being commissioned.

Innovation

23 NOVEMBER 2020
'REFLUX' flotation cell project to be commercialised

'REFLUX' flotation cell project to be commercialised

RFC uses a new internal design to achieve higher throughputs

Innovation

19 NOVEMBER 2020
Sandvik in underground BEV trial at Barrick mine

Sandvik in underground BEV trial at Barrick mine

Companies have agreed a three-year underground production trial for Sandvik trucks.

Technology / innovation

19 NOVEMBER 2020
ABB gets Fortescue drives, motors order

ABB gets Fortescue drives, motors order

Aiming to reduce energy needs at the plant.

Power / Remote power

19 NOVEMBER 2020
Albemarle, Tesla and Uber join forces in EV push

Albemarle, Tesla and Uber join forces in EV push

ZETA aiming for 100% EVs by 2030.

Innovation

19 NOVEMBER 2020
Site safety in the front seat

Site safety in the front seat

Powered haulage-related injuries and fatalities still among most common mining incidents.

Technology / innovation

13 NOVEMBER 2020
Boliden to deploy 5G-ready network at Aitik

Boliden to deploy 5G-ready network at Aitik

A mobile base station at Aitik can be extended using 5G radio "dots"

Communications

13 NOVEMBER 2020
Nitrogen removal pilot succeeds at LKAB's Kiruna

Nitrogen removal pilot succeeds at LKAB's Kiruna

NITREM reduces the amount of nitrate in leachate from mining.

Chemicals / Reagents

11 NOVEMBER 2020