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Volvo, Boliden deploy EV mining trucks

Mining company will test Volvo's electric trucks underground Metal Tech News - March 22, 2023


Last updated 6/8/2023 at 11:12am

A Volvo FH Electric truck dumping rocks inside an underground mine.

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A Volvo FH Electric truck equipped with a dump box for hauling rock and ore at an underground mine.

Starting this year, Swedish mining group Boliden will begin incorporating heavy battery-electric trucks into its underground transport fleet, beginning with two vehicles from Volvo Trucks.

Diesel engines are a major contributor to carbon dioxide emissions and hydrocarbons in underground mines – this poses a safety challenge that must be managed to ensure the health of below-ground miners. Di...

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