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Vale's 100M tons with autonomous trucks

Event marks success and future of autonomous equipment Metal Tech News – July 7, 2021

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:37pm

Vale SA Brucutu Mine iron ore Brazil autonomous haul trucks mining emissions

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One of the 240-ton autonomous haul trucks used by Vale at its Brucutu iron mine, north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Autonomous haul trucks recently surpassed 100 million tons of material hauled at Vale SA's Brucutu iron mine in Brazil, a milestone that demonstrates the validity, efficiency, and safety of autonomous equipment in the mining industry.

"Certainly the most important benefit from the implementation [of autonomous trucks] is the reduction of people's exposure to risk," said Jefferson Corraide, Vale...



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