Dynamic charging e-rail powers mining trucks

A patented power rail-connection system is boosting the use of EVs in mining, writes Nick Flaherty. BluVein in Australia has been working with Hitachi Energy on the dynamic charging system to deliver battery-electric haul trucks up to 400 Mt.


Dieseko Woltman pile-driller/driver

Peter Donaldson reports on how this zero-emissions version of a diesel piling rig has been designed and developed Drilling piles into the ground has been a crucial task in building for thousands of years. Whether they’re made from timber, reinforced concrete, steel or aluminium – and whether in column or sheet form – they help to stabilise the ground and make it more able to support heavy structures.

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Turntide introduces new modular battery pack for off-highway vehicles

Turntide Technologies has announced the launch of the Turntide lithium-ion NMC battery pack. It offers a scalable modular design with greater energy density in a lighter, smaller form factor than the previous Hyperdrive battery line.

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Forsee Power launches ZEN LFP battery system for heavy vehicles

Forsee Power is launching a new high-energy battery system, ZEN LFP, to provide full-day operations to electric buses, trucks, and off-highway vehicles. The ZEN LFP battery system – available in 36 kWh and 55 kWh modules– has been developed by Forsee Power's R&D engineers and will be manufactured in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.

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Eaton offers sealed high-power lock box connectors

Intelligent power management company Eaton has announced that its eMobility business is now offering specialised high-power lock box...

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ZF unveils air compressor for fuel cells and announces partnership with Liebherr

ZF has announced a new compressor that pushes air into fuel cells (FCs) for commercial vehicles. It has also announced an exclusive development agreement with

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Xerotech and Innolith to bring non-flammable batteries to market

Xerotech, a battery pack provider for heavy-duty non-road mobile machinery, is teaming up with battery cell developer Innolith to launch what they say are the

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Fraunhofer Institute develops hydrogen-from-ammonia reactor

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems have announced ammonia-based systems for a mobile, decentralised


Aurora Powertrains eSled

Increasing interest in preserving the world’s Arctic regions has generated strong demand among tour companies and eco-tourists for zero-emissions snow-going vehicles. An electric snowmobile would be

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Concentric’s electro-hydraulic steering systems

The electrification of the global commercial vehicle segment will gain serious momentum over the next 10 to 20 years, according to a study by ACT Research. It predicts that 24% of commercial vehicle demand – Class 4 to Class 8 trucks, including transit, coach, school and refuse trucks – in the US, as well as […]