Anglo American unveils the world’s largest zero-emission truck prototype
Converting ultra-haul trucks into a hydrogen-battery hybrid trucks, means mines are set to reduce diesel emissions by an estimated 80%
Anglo American on Friday unveiled the world’s biggest hydrogen-fuelled truck in a pioneering move set to catapult the global mining heavyweight towards its decarbonisation target of neutral emissions by 2050.
With the development of the NuGen load and haul-truck prototype, which uses a combination of green hydrogen, battery and fuel-cell power as a fuel source, Anglo plans to replace a fleet of 40 diesel-fuelled vehicles that each uses almost 1-million litres of the fossil fuel a year. ..