The envelope dimension of Sandvik Z50 is without doubt one of the smallest 50-tonne capability vans in the marketplace and generates twice the height horsepower and one-eighth the warmth of its diesel equal.
On high of the sustainability enhancements with battery-based mining, one other main advantage of electrification is the sum of money that may be saved on preliminary capital and working bills, together with building of air flow shafts and the price of working air flow methods.
“The implementation of the battery-electric Sandvik Z50 haul vans is anticipated to enhance operations at Brucejack, together with the potential discount of air flow necessities and elevated haul capability,” Pretium president and CEO Jacques Perron mentioned.
To additional assist this shift to battery-powered gear, Sandvik now affords Batteries as a Service (BaaS) to companions together with Pretium. This turnkey resolution eliminates the danger of proudly owning batteries as Sandvik takes full accountability of battery upkeep, renewal and disposal.
(This text first appeared within the Canadian Mining Journal)