World’s largest hydrogen haul truck ready to roll in South Africa

Anglo American recently pulled back the introductory curtain on its prototype hydrogen-battery hybrid haul truck, the largest in the world, at its Mogalakwena PGM operation in South Africa. The 2-megawatt machine has a 290-tonne/320-ton payload and using multiple fuel cells can generate more power than its diesel predecessor. The truck is part of Anglo American’s nuGen Zero Emission Haulage Solution…

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Women in Mining opens nominations for WIM100

Women in Mining UK has opened nominations for the 2022 edition of “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” – known as the WIM100 – as it seeks for a fifth time to spotlight inspirational women and their stories across all roles within the industry. For the 2020 edition of the WIM100, the group received a record 626 nominations from 60…

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Metso Outotec halts Russian deliveries

Metso Outotec said it has temporarily ceased its deliveries to Russia due to the evolving sanctions against the country by the European Union, United States and other countries. The sanctions are a result of Russia’s military actions against Ukraine. “While the mining industry is currently not directly targeted by the sanctions, sanctions against the banking sector and individuals as well…

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MacLean to launch Application Intelligence campaign at MINExpo

Canadian-based MacLean will be turning its focus even further to electrification, automation and digitalization at the Las Vegas Convention Center for MINExpo 2021, launching its Application Intelligence technology campaign. The push includes updates on the MacLean battery electric product line as well as teleremote technology, telemetry and virtual reality training technology. “We have been doing fit-for-purpose mobile equipment manufacturing for…

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