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Enormous zero-emissions mine truck pact

Rio Tinto, Cat working together on next-gen mining trucks Metal Tech News - September 15, 2021

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 12:43pm

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Caterpillar and Rio Tinto have teamed up to develop and deploy around 35 Cat 793 zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks to Rio Tinto's Gudai-Darri iron mine in Australia.

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...



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