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Vale rolls out 72-tonne battery-powered trucks

Two battery-powered 72-tonne off-highway trucks are being rolled out by Vale in Brazil and Indonesia in, what the company says is, a world first for a global miner.

 Model XDR80TE

Model XDR80TE

The trucks, which are part of Vale's goal of zeroing its net carbon emissions by 2050, are to be tested at the Agua Limpa mine in Minas Gerais and Sorowako in Indoneisa. Vale says that their batteries...

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