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

Mining experts talk urgency of needed investment for battery metals, importance of furthering green mining

In the third panel of Electric Autonomy Canada’s national EV battery supply chain series, the country’s top mining experts brainstorm Canada’s critical two year plan

Human capital: How BEVs in underground mining change the working environment for the better

The use of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in mining represents an extreme and stunning example of the non-financial benefits of electrification. This article highlights how the calculus for executives considering switching their fleets from diesel to electric goes far beyond direct financial considerations

Deep secrets: How Canada’s mining sector grabbed the global lead in mining electrification

A cluster of major Canadian mines are now well on the way to full electrification. Owned mainly by global majors, leaning heavily on Canadian technology and expertise, they’re the new face of international deep mining: cleaner, safer and more profitable