SOURCE: Caterpillar Inc.DESCRIPTION:
Underground hard rock mining companies continue to go deeper in search of more raw materials and higher-grade ore. Working at such depths leads to air quality concerns due to equipment emissions, which today are primarily powered by diesel.
Click here to learn about how Caterpillar leveraged our investments and deep expertise in energy storage and electric drive technology to design and assemble the R1300 Battery Electric Load-Haul Dump, a fully battery-powered machine.
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