VOLVO Construction Equipment and their customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project, including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions.
The two firms have been testing the viability of the Electric Site over the last 10 weeks at Skanska’s Vikan Kross Quarry, near Gothenburg, Sweden.
The results are now in and Volvo CE and Skanska say they are even better than expected. The tests showed a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% Continue reading “Electric Site delivers ‘groundbreaking’ results”
In recent years, self-driving mining vehicles have attracted a lot of discussion and some opposition from those who think there are safety concerns.
However, Sandvik has had automated loaders and trucks working in mines for over 20 years — with zero accidents involving people.
To prove its capabilities, Sandvik Continue reading “Sandvik automated LHD proves its precision and safety in a glass labyrinth”
From the Wenco Site
Sure, you know Wenco is a major innovator in mining technology.
You know our fleet management systems (FMS) are one of the easiest ways to rein in your mine’s cost of production. You know our latest solutions employ
leading-edge technology that continues to raise mine performance — things like Big Data, analytics, IoT, and autonomous vehicles. You know we’re celebrating our 30th year making mines run simpler, smarter, and safer. Continue reading “How Hitachi and Wenco join forces to revolutionize the mining industry”