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Electric trucks hauling Brucejack Mine ore

Pretium orders seven Sandvik Z50 trucks – batteries included North of 60 Mining News – July 2, 2021

 

Last updated 7/15/2021 at 2:52pm

Sandvik Pretium Resources Brucejack Mine hydroelectric Z50 truck

Sandvik

After a six-month trial of the Sandvik Z50, Pretium Resources ordered seven of these battery-electric underground haul trucks for its Brucejack gold mine in northwestern BC.

A fleet of battery-powered Sandvik Z50 electric haul trucks charged with hydroelectric power will be hauling high-grade gold ore at Pretium Resources Inc.'s Brucejack Mine in Northern British Columbia.

"Replacing our diesel-fueled fleet with zero-emissions electric haul trucks delivers significant environmental benefits and extends the advantages from our use of low-carbon hydro-electric power...



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