Volvo Autonomous Solutions has joined forces with Foretellix to develop autonomous driving solutions for mining environments.
Sandvik is set to launch the first Stage V compliant underground loader after more than 10,000 hours of load haul dumping (LHD) underground testing.
Volvo Construction Equipment’s (Volvo CE) autonomous battery-electric hauler will be tested at a Harsco Corporation environmental division (HE) site ahead of public release.
The Volvo Group plans to accelerate the development and commercialisation of autonomous transport solutions, with the mining industry a key target.
The electrification of mines is not only good for the environment, but could improve project economics and strengthen licence to operate, according to mining executives from Australia and overseas.
Northern Star Resources has added 60-ton Volvo A60H articulated trucks to meet the Alaska-based Pogo mine’s requirement of producing four million ounces of gold by the middle of next year.
Australian Mining ventured into the global mining and construction marketplace last week by attending Bauma, the world’s largest construction trade fair in Munich, Germany.
Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced four new hauler models to the Asia-Pacific region.
From the industrial revolution to today’s digital revolution – mining has been surprisingly creative when it comes to boosting safety and productivity, according to Volvo.
When you’re carrying 48 tonnes of machinery across the outback from Brisbane to Perth, it’s important to keep an eye on your truck and its performance with real-time monitoring.
Things are seldom ‘normal’ in the world of mining. Things are either very good or very bad. When it comes to mining equipment sales, for much of this decade they have been decidedly bad.
Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled its new range of rigid haulers to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland.
Volvo has tested out its self-driving technology truck underground to work in a Swedish mine.
Volvo is demonstrating the underground capabilities of its self-driving trucks, following on from its ‘platoon of automated trucks’ journey across Europe.
Following on from using Jean-Claude Van Damme and hamsters to demonstrate its truck’s steering precision, Volvo has let a four year old drive its trucks to showcase its toughness.
Heavy equipment manufacturers Caterpillar, Komatsu and Volvo have been hit with an anti-trust lawsuit in the US for anticompetitive conspiracy.
Launching its latest marketing campaign stunt, Volvo Trucks has enlisted the help of Hollywood action man Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Slackliners, CEOs, hamsters, and bulls are just some of the unusual props Volvo Trucks has recently used to demonstrate its trucks’ capabilities.
A hamster has managed to safely steer a 16.5 tonne Volvo FMX dump truck from the bottom of a quarry.