bluvein1

Electrifying underground mining

Enabling the decarbonisation mission of the mining industry

Engineered for safety, productivity, and ease of operation

Driven by industry, powered by industry, for the industry

Together Towards Net Zero

DECARBONISE.

Accelerating the shift to battery-electric fleets
through dynamic power transfer

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Setting the new gold standard in trolley charging

No exposed high-voltage conductors

Electrical contacts are safely enclosed in the Ingress-Protection (IP) rated slotted of the BluVein1 Rail.

Integrates with all heavy-duty BEVs

The BluVein1 Hammer is OEM-agnostic to support underground mines with diverse heavy-haulage fleets.

Designed for ease of operation

Standardised. Modular, single-install for all vehicles. The BluVein1 is developed with ease of ownership in mind.

STANDARD

Project Partners

We are constantly moving forward through the support and feedback of major mining industry companies to develop and deliver BluVein1 as fast as possible.

CONSORTIUM.

BluVein1 News

July 27, 2022
BluVein’s underground dynamic charging developments accelerating

The purpose of the third phase of the BluVein1 technology development is to: Conduct a full-scale refined hammer (collector) and arm design and testing with a second prototype; Execute early integration works with mining partners and OEMs; Provide full-power dynamic energy transfer for a vehicle demonstration on a local test site; and Confirm a local […]

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July 22, 2022
Update on BluVein1 Pilot Demonstration

After officially receiving agreement and project approval from all project partners, BluVein has initiated the third phase of technology development and testing of its underground mine electrification solution, BluVein1. The purpose of this phase is to:

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May 2, 2022
South32 becomes latest miner to join BluVein mine electrification project

BluVein has announced its newest funding partner to join the BluVein mine electrification project powered by Rethink Mining (Powered by CMIC), with South32 being the latest miner to join the cause. South32 joins Vale, Northern Star Resources Limited, Glencore, Newcrest Mining, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP, and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited as BluVein funding partners. Read full […]

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