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Sandvik's biggest battery truck put on trial at Sunrise Dam

THE largest battery-electric truck in Sandvik’s fleet, the 65t payload TH665, is going on trial at Anglogold Ashanti’s Sunrise Dam gold mine in Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields with Perenti underground mining contractor subsidiary Barminco.

The Sandvik TH665B truck Barminco is trialing at Sunrise Dam.

The Sandvik TH665B truck Barminco is trialing at Sunrise Dam.

As well as producing zero diesel emissions the truck should generate 80% less heat than a diesel equivalent and be 25% faster on a 1:7 decline. It is unclear whether the truck will be able to make the...

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