Newcrest adopting all-electric underground haul fleet at Brucejack mine in B.C. by end of 2022

The company will deploy a fleet of eight electric haul trucks — replacing 12 diesel trucks — at the gold and silver mine in northwestern B.C. , following a successful electric vehicle trial initiated by the mine’s previous owner

At least 30 Sandvik BEVs now bound for potash, copper-zinc mines in Saskatchewan

The battery-electric vehicle orders, some of the largest in the industry to date, will see Sandvik Mining vehicles delivered to the Jansen potash and the McIlvenna Bay copper-zinc projects, operated by BHP and Foran Mining, respectively, by 2025

Vehicle orders bring Glencore’s all-electric Onaping Depth mine a step closer to fruition

Battery-electric vehicle orders from a trio of suppliers, including two Canadian manufacturers, are now in place at Glencore’s revolutionary Onaping Depth mine in Sudbury. Without BEVs, the mine would not exist. With them, Glencore can access deep stores of high-grade nickel ore until 2035

Sudbury EV battery supply chain conference unites stakeholders: “We need to do more”

From Indigenous relations to sourcing raw materials to waste reduction to value-added manufacturing, experts at Sudbury’s marquee event were unanimous that realizing Canada’s enormous EV battery supply chain potential hinges on further cooperation and commitment from all participants in the sector

Mining, memories and modernization: Almost a century later, underground mining in Malartic, Quebec is set to go electric

MacLean Engineering’s founder grew up playing in the oil-stained gravel of the Malartic mining camp Partnership’s Odyssey gold mine in the 1940s. In 2022, his son and the company’s president will shepherd the site into the new chapter of its life: zero-emission, battery electric mining.

From a whisper to a roar. What the mining industry needs to do to catch up to the electrification wave

What started with a few key early adopters taking important steps towards battery electrification over the past decade has now slowly but surely gone from the margins to the mainstream

There’s a skills shortage maintaining electric mining vehicles. One training program is trying to fix that

The global mining industry is facing a skills gap that a new, joint industry-college program in Canada’s hard-rock heartland is looking to fill by offering specialty training for battery electric equipment maintenance

Caterpillar to build zero-emission machines for mining, Quebec’s Nouveau Monde Graphite signs up to be a test partner

Mining equipment maker, Caterpillar, and Nouveau Monde Graphite are collaborating to turn the Matawinie Mine into a test site for the manufacturer’s future all-electric mining vehicle offerings