Volvo Mining News

Tech school receives “Gold Rush” haul truck from Volvo CE

The 2006 Volvo articulated haul truck has over 15,000 hours and is valued at US$ 80,000.

Politics, investors fear, keeping mines from adopting renewables — study

The ‘first to be second’ attitude of wanting to integrate new technologies once proven successful by others is hampering the testing of new renewable energy solutions at mine sites.

European automakers BMW, Volvo to trial new LME steel contracts

Industry sources say automaker interest bodes well for the contracts, but new contracts usually take years to gain traction and a lack of interest from steelmakers could slow the process.

Surface mining truck fleets in Asia Pacific to grow by 2,200 new vehicles

The global market for surface mining trucks is expected to grow steadily to 2020, primarily driven by the growing demand from mining companies operating across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

Volvo first in the world with self-driving truck in underground mine

Using various sensors, it continuously monitors its surroundings and avoids both fixed and moving obstacles.