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By Shane Lasley
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Cat electric trucks for BC gold-silver mine

Artemis options zero-emissions trucks for Blackwater in 2029 Metal Tech News – May 25, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 2:07pm

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

Caterpillar Inc.

Artemis orders mining fleet from Caterpillar for the gold-silver mine it is developing at Blackwater, including an option for electric haul trucks for delivery to the BC operation in 2029.

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 f...

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