Komatsu and Cummins to Collaborate on Zero-Emissions 

Komatsu and Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of zero-emissions haulage equipment. Building on a legacy of diesel engine partnership across a wide variety of mining and construction equipment, Cummins and Komatsu will initially focus on zero emissions power technologies including hydrogen fuel cell solutions for large mining haul truck applications. In August 2021,…

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Immersive Technologies, Hitachi Construction Machinery extend partnership

Mining equipment simulator supplier Immersive Technologies has announced a consolidated long-term agreement for five years with Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.  The exclusive partnership agreement, which combines technical license and partnership agreements that have been in place since 2007, enables the companies to collaborate in the development of simulator equipment solutions to meet mining industry demand and requirements.  “With 20 years…

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XCMG claims ‘world’s largest’ with new XDE440 truck

Chinese mining and construction equipment maker has released its XDE440, which it is calling the world’s largest rear-wheel-drive rigid mining truck, and has rolled the first unit off of the assembly line. XCMG, which designed, developed and manufactured the XDE440, customized the first truck for China Minmetals. The machine adheres to the highest industry standards in the high-end mining markets…

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Hitachi Construction Machinery kicks off new era

Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas (HCMA) has launched the next chapter for the company in North America and Latin America. On March 1, HCMA officially began leading the Hitachi brand’s construction and mining equipment sales and service support efforts. See full article in North American Mining magazine.

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NLT, Talpa ink cooperation agreement

Canadian-headquartered underground communications developer NLT Digital Solutions has come together with artificial intelligence technology platform creator Talpa Solutions for a new partnership that both believe will bring global mining clients more complementary, extensive solutions. NLT said in a recent announcement on social media the agreement will see it and Talpa collaborate on delivering machine and fleet data analytics solutions worldwide…

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Epiroc charges electrification offering

Epiroc has extended its electrification solutions portfolio by adding a wide range of charging products for mining equipment. The products encompass several different models, fixed and mobile, to ensure that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) have the flexibility to charge at any given time or place.  “We want to be a total solutions provider when it comes to our customer’s electrification…

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MTS, Ericsson bring 5G-ready network to Severstal mine

Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia’s largest mobile operator, will build a commercial 5G-ready private network for Severstal’s Karelsky Okatysh iron ore operation in northwest Russia. The network will be built on the Ericsson Dedicated Network solution. The network is scheduled to launch in April 2022. As part of the agreement, MTS will build a dedicated LTE/5G-ready network for dispatching voice and…

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