The ECR25 electric excavator from Volvo Construction equipment is being launched across Asia. The 2.5-tonne battery-powered compact excavator is the first electric machine by a major manufacturer to arrive in the Asian market – launching first in Korea with further rollout planned for China, Continue reading “Volvo brings first commercial electric vehicle to Asia”
Caterpillar Inc. has announced a strategic alliance with Newmont Corporation, the world’s largest gold mining company to deliver a fully connected, automated, zero carbon-emitting, end-to-end mining system. Together, they will collaborate to create a safer, more productive mine, and Continue reading “Caterpillar announces strategic alliance with Newmont to achieve zero emissions mining”
On July 22, XEMC’s (Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Corporation Ltd) recently completed 120 ton all battery electric-powered AC drive mining truck was officially delivered to energy company SPIC’s Huolinhe open-pit coal mine in Inner Mongolia and immediately put into use, which the OEM Continue reading “XEMC’s retrofitted 120 t all battery electric truck gets to work”
Realizing a low cost, maximum load capacity, and high operation rate by the dynamic charging system with trolley
Tokyo, 23 June 2021 —Hitachi Construction Machinery (TSE: 6305; “Hitachi Construction Machinery”) and ABB today announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to develop an engineless, full battery Continue reading “Hitachi Mining Joint Development of an Engine-less, Full Battery Rigid Dump Truck with ABB”
Honda Motor Co. and Komatsu have partnered to create an electric mini excavator using Honda’s battery pack. The batteries could also be used on other Komatsu construction equipment.
Hiroyuki Ogawa, President and CEO of Komatsu, and Honda’s President and CEO Toshihiro Mibe signed an agreement that will initially see Komatsu’s
Wacker Neuson is expanding its zero emission range to include the electric mini-excavator EZ17e. The new vehicle means that an entire inner-city construction site can be operated fully emission-free and almost free of noise, with solutions by Wacker Neuson.
Due to its specially developed battery technology, flexible charge Continue reading “Wacker Neuson launches new electric mini-excavator EZ17e”
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has revealed that, by mid-2020, it will begin to launch a range of electric compact excavators (EC15 to EC27) and wheeled loaders (L20 to L28) and stop new diesel engine-based development of these models.
The company said that the move was being made following a positive reaction from the market after the successful unveiling of a number of concept machines in recent years, and by working closely with customers.
The first machines will be unveiled at the Continue reading “Volvo CE to go electric on smaller machines”
The advent of electric transportation in sectors like trucks and buses has led to insane amounts of energy storage going into some vehicles, but now we have a new record
A partnership between two Swiss companies converted a Komatsu dumper truck with a giant 700 kWh battery pack. This single conversion alone has an Continue reading “This dump truck is the world’s largest electric vehicle with a massive 700 kWh battery pack”
by Paul Moore, 21st December 2017, on IM-Mining
Artisan Vehicles has delivered the first battery powered underground loader to the Kirkland Lake Gold Taylor Mine. The A4 (4 t) LHD is the first underground battery loader in the Timmins underground mining camp. “We are extremely proud to be a part of Kirkland Lake Gold’s future,” said the statement. Continue reading “First battery LHD in Timmins delivered by Artisan”