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In this episode, ABB’s technology-focused podcast digs into one of the world’s most essential industries – but also one that is no stranger to criticism: mining. While the minerals and materials produced by mining are increasingly essential to equip us...
The Australian Government has introduced legislation to unlock new investment in offshore electricity generation and transmission projects. The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 will establish a framework for the construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of offshore electricity projects. The Hon Angus...
Hitachi Construction Machinery and ABB announce that they have signed a collaboration agreement to develop an engineless, full battery rigid frame dump truck (hereinafter, “full battery dump truck”) with a customized on-board energy storage system, reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
Komatsu and Honda announced that they have reached a basic joint-development agreement to electrify Komatsu's micro excavators, which use the swappable Honda Mobile Power Pack (MPP), and establish a battery-sharing system, which uses the Honda MPP and enables mutual...
Epiroc has agreed to acquire Meglab, a Canadian company with expertise in providing electrification infrastructure solutions to mines. The solutions support mining customers in their transition to battery-electric vehicles. Meglab, based in Val-D’Or, Quebec, Canada, is a technology integrator that...
Key players in the resource industry have joined forces to decarbonise mine sites in response to climate change and achieve the significant economic and social benefits of clean energy, large-scale storage, and battery electric vehicles. Fourteen companies, including Sandvik Mining...
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) announced that it developed a battery-powered mini excavator prototype (5-ton class) in order to establish electric construction machinery technology for a market which is expected to rapidly take off...
CPB Contractors, as part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance, has been selected by the Victorian Government to deliver the next stage to works on the Sunbury Line Upgrade in Victoria. The works provide upgrades to the rail network’s power system,...
To meet the needs which arise from the mining industry electrification requirements, Sandvik is further developing battery electric solutions for hard rock mining operations. Innovations and ideas for future solutions are discussed and validated in customer forums, participated by...