Clayton Equipment has supplied a fleet of five battery locomotives for an all-electric mine in Canada.
The Canadian Mine is designated to be one of the world’s first mines wholly operated by by battery electric-powered vehicles (EVs). Clayton Equipment using the latest technology enabling long range haulage has provided one of the world’s first lithium-ion underground battery mining locomotives. The locomotives supplied are automation ready with remote control to to enable trackside operation through the loading/unloading areas.
Clayton is a supplier of choice to mining operations in over sixty countries around the world and lead the way in supplying low emission mining locomotives. Additional commercial benefits provide greener technology including zero emissions, maximum CO2 reduction and the lowest operational and maintenance costs per tonne hauled?
Clive Hannaford, Managing Director at Clayton Equipment said “We are proud to have supplied five CB12.5 locomotives to be used in one of the world’s first mines, wholly operated by lithium-ion battery electric-powered vehicles. This will provide sustainability, zero emissions, environmentally compliant equipment to meet our customers commitments in investing in new technology and provide cost savings, enhancing Clayton’s worldwide reputation as a leading supplier of battery locomotives for mining”.