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By Shane Lasley
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Sandvik deal electrifies Hindustan Zinc

India's largest zinc miner agrees to buy electric equipment Metal Tech News – May 4, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:04pm

Sandvik LH518B electric loader to be supplied to India's Hindustan Zinc.

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The Sandvik equipment being purchased by Hindustan Zinc includes an LH518B electric loader with a self-swapping battery that also serves as a counterweight on this 18-metric-ton underground digging machine.

In a move to help decarbonize the largest underground mine in India, Hindustan Zinc has signed a deal to acquire a fleet of Sandvik electric mining equipment for its Sindesar Khurd zinc-lead-silver operation.

Under a memorandum of understanding, Sandvik will deliver an LH518B battery-electric loader, three battery-electric TH550B underground trucks, and a DD422iE electric drill rig with Sandvik...

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