Tag: BHP

Nov 24, 2022 - 02:58 pm

Caterpillar presents massive electric dump truck

Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has completed the development of the prototype of its first large battery-electric 793 dump truck. With a prototype ready to go, Caterpillar demonstrated the new model to customers on a seven-kilometre track.

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Aug 31, 2022 - 03:16 pm

BHP mining truck fleet in Chile to be electric by 2023

Mining group BHP and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have signed an agreement to electrify BHP’s entire truck fleet at the Escondida copper mine in Chile. The first Caterpillar 798 AC electric dump trucks are to be delivered in the second half of 2023.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 03:48 pm

BHP orders electric mining vehicles from Sandvik

Mining company BHP has ordered eleven electric vehicles from Sandvik for its Jansen potash mine in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. These are ten battery electric vehicles and one wired electric loader, which are to be delivered between 2023 and 2025.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 03:30 pm

AUS: Tritium redesigns DC charger for mining operations

Australia’s high power charging specialist Tritium has teamed up with Miller Technologies to deliver a charging solution for mining operations. Miller just launched the Relay EV ready to operate underground and now runs the first project at Tesla supplier BHP in Queensland.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 09:29 pm

Komatsu forms alliance to decarbonise mining trucks

Japanese manufacturer Komatsu and several of its customers have formed the Komatsu Greenhouse Gas Alliance to jointly drive electrification in the mining sector. The founding members of the alliance are Rio Tinto, BHP, Codelco and Boliden.

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Aug 11, 2017 - 07:49 am

Continental, Toyota, EDAG, BHP.

New Wheel Concept: Continental has come up with a braking system for EVs. The New Wheel Concept brake engages the Al disk from the inside to allow for a particularly large diameter and better braking performance. The alloy brake disc is also lighter and supposedly long lasting. Debut is at the IAA.
continental-corporation.com

Toyota delivers on hydrogen: Norwegian Hexagon has finalised the design for H2 tanks destined to serve in Toyota’s recently presented fuel cell truck with Mirai technology and a first tank has been delivered already. Meanwhile, the Japanese have come to agree with convenience store Seven-Eleven to start several fuel cell pilot projects. The trials will also involve small hydrogen trucks with a freezer unit. Furthermore, fuel cell batteries and hydrogen generators may back up the stores’ energy supply.
greencarcongress.com (Hexagon), toyota.co.jp (7/11)

Live-engineering: An autonomous EV shall be developed live on stage during the IAA and led by engineering specialist EDAG. Using the scrum concept and supported on social media, the engineers aim for a concept for robot vehicles with swarm intelligence. While project #collectivio has thus been outlined in theory, only practice during the show’s twelve days will reveal what such a concept could really look like and be used for.
collectivio.de (project website), edag.de

Rethinking its business is mining house BHP that plans to invest heavily in its long-suffering nickel business. The reason is obviously the rise in electric vehicles and the company wants to spend more than 43m dollars building a nickel processing plant near Perth, Australia as part of a broader plan to reposition the business around batteries.
reuters.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/24/caterpillar-presents-massive-electric-dump-truck/
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