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Vale and Epiroc are officially partnering on an innovative new way to use battery technology in mining activities.


Epiroc, a Swedish mining and infrastructure equipment manufacturer, will supply the Brazilian miner with 10 battery-electric vehicles at two of the latter’s Canadian mines through the rest of the year and into Q1 2021. The vehicles will be four Scooptram ST14 loaders, two Boomer M2C drill rigs, two Boltec MC bolting rigs, and two Minetruck MT42 trucks.


Vale will additionally include three of Epicroc’s charging cabinets and seven charging posts at their mining sites.


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