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  • Teck Resources Caterpillar partnership zero-emissions electric haul truck mining

    Teck forges an electric Cat partnership

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jun 8, 2023

    Toward its goal of reducing carbon emissions from its operations by 33% by 2030 and being a completely carbon-neutral mining company by 2050, Teck Resources Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Caterpillar Inc. to develop, pilot, and ultimately deploy 30 zero-emissions large haul trucks to its mines. "Teck is already one of the world's lowest carbon intensity producers of copper, zinc and steelmaking coal, and now we are taking further action to develop and implement the te... Full story

  • Cat is developing electric versions of large mining haul trucks like these.

    Cat electric trucks for BC gold-silver mine

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    With the goal of developing a carbon-neutral open pit mine at its Blackwater gold project in British Columbia, Artemis Gold Inc. has cut a deal with Caterpillar Inc. for the future delivery of electric haul trucks. Located in Central BC, the Blackwater Mine is forecast to produce roughly 7.5 million ounces of gold and 40.4 million oz of silver over 22 years. A feasibility study published last fall details an open-pit operation that will be developed in phases – starting off a...

  • Newmont Caterpillar CAT electrification autonomous heavy equipment zero-carbon

    Newmont, Cat team up to electrify mining

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    In a deal that is expected to electrify the future of mining, Newmont Corp. plans to invest $100 million into a strategic alliance with Caterpillar Inc. to develop fully connected, automated, and zero-carbon emitting mining systems. This marks a major step in Newmont's commitment to reduce its global greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030, with the ultimate objective of transforming to a carbon-neutral mining company by 2050. "A year ago, Newmont announced industry-leading emiss...

  • Las Vegas Rio Tinto Caterpillar MINExpo electric equipment Australia Gudai-Darri

    Enormous zero-emissions mine truck pact

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    Rio Tinto and Caterpillar have entered into an agreement to develop and deploy around 35 Cat 793 zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks to Gudai-Darri, an already technically advanced iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. "Our ambition to reach net-zero emissions across our operations is a priority," said Rio Tinto Chief Commercial Officer Alf Barrios. "Reaching this ambition will require new and innovative solutions and partnerships with supplier partners...

  • MINExpo Las Vegas Cat Caterpillar heavy equipment electric bulldozer low carbon

    Caterpillar committed to better mining

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 12, 2022

    LAS VEGAS – From heavy equipment training simulators to the largest and most powerful electric drive dozer on Earth, Caterpillar's 55,000-square-foot mecca in the Central Hall of MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas is showcasing how the global equipment manufacturer is helping its customers to mine more efficiently, effectively, safely, and sustainably. "After waiting an extra year, the mining industry is ready to reconnect at MINExpo. We are excited to show our customers and the indust...

  • Caterpillar ioneer autonomous truck mining Rhyolite Ridge Nevada MineStar

    Cat, ioneer build autonomous partnership

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Australia-based ioneer Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Caterpillar Inc. to further pursue the use of a fleet of Cat autonomous trucks at the future mine at ioneer's Rhyolite Ridge lithium-boron project in Nevada. Ioneer and Caterpillar recently completed a joint study to explore the benefits of early adoption of the Cat Command autonomous haulage system at Rhyolite Ridge. Recognizing that fully integrated autonomous haulage could significantly improve...

  • Graphite One Alaska Nouveau Monde Nevada Matawinie project Quebec Canada

    EV revolution drives graphite demand

    Shane Lasley, Data Mine North|Updated Oct 26, 2021

    The global transition to electric vehicles plugged into renewable energy sources is powering enormous demand for graphite, the single largest ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. "Graphite demand increases in both absolute and percentage terms since graphite is needed to build the anodes found in the most commonly deployed automotive, grid, and decentralized batteries," the World Bank penned in a 2020 report, "The Mineral Intensity of the Clean Energy Transition." According... Full story