Clayton has also developed battery-powered locomotives Credit: Clayton

Clayton goes loco with tracking system

Loco simulator uses RFID to calculate position

17 January 2023

This is the second electric locomotive received by Vale.

Vale receives second electric locomotive

The lithium battery-operated locomotive has a storage capacity of 1000 kWh

03 May 2022

Wabtec will deliver the locomotives to BHP to transport iron ore from Western Pilbara.

BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives

The locomotives will be delivered in 2023, and will have capacity of 7 MWh.

18 January 2022

Mining Equipment Ltd has announced its acquisition of Germany-based manufacturer Mühlhäuser and the opening of its first European office

Mining Equipment takes first step into European market

Rail-bound and trackless logistics specialist Mühlhäuser added to Mining Equipment family

06 February 2020

Aerial imagey of train wreckage and track damage at Turner South. Photo: BHP, annotated ATSB

ATSB releases first BHP derailment report

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau cited operator error, brake issues for November 2018 incident

15 March 2019

First locomotives for EGA’s Guinea bauxite project arrive in the country

First locomotives arrive at EGA's Guinea project

Emirates Global Aluminium has announced the arrival of two SD40-2 shunting-locomotives in Guinea

09 November 2018

LoRenzo Bates and Tuchoney Slim Jr with officials from NTEC, Bisti Fuels Co, and employees at Navajo mine. Photo: NTEC

Full steam ahead for Navajo with locomotive delivery

Two GE locomotives that will handle coal transport from NTEC's mine to the Four Corners power plant

25 August 2017

Mining Equipment’s locomotives can be used for transporting ore, supplies or people in a mine

Train of thought

Locomotives have been used in underground mines since the late 19th century

19 May 2017

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