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Komatsu battery-electric haul truck. Credit: Komatsu

Rio Tinto & BHP Collaborate On Battery-Electric Haul Truck Trials In The Pilbara

PERTH, Australia — In an industry first, Rio Tinto and BHP will collaborate on the testing of large battery-electric haul truck technology in the Pilbara, Western Australia, to accelerate the potential for its future deployment. The two companies will work with manufacturers Caterpillar and Komatsu to conduct independent trials of … [continued]

Rio Tinto signs Australia’s biggest renewable power deal as it works to repower its Gladstone…

Rio Tinto has signed Australia’s largest renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) to date to supply its Gladstone operations in Queensland, agreeing to buy the majority of electricity from Windlab’s planned 1.4GW Bungaban wind energy project. The agreement, which follows the announcement last month of a PPA for the Upper Calliope solar … [continued]