bluveinXL

XL electrification for XL mines

Introducing BluVeinXL, the dynamic charging solution for heavy-duty mining fleets up to 250t used in open-pit mining.

Industry-driven and leveraging much of the BluVein1 technology, BluVeinXL is capable of dynamically feeding power to mixed-OEM fleets to enable the onboarding of smaller battery packs, faster vehicle haulage speeds up ramp, grid load balancing, and maximum fleet availability.

 

Ease of Ownership

AGNOSTIC

Any mine, any vehicle

SAFE

Game-changing patented and proven safe slotted rail

NEAR-TO-GROUND

Quick, modular install

SIDE-MOUNTED

No overhead vehicle integration

QUICK

Deployment and relocation

UNOBSTRUCTIVE

Elimination of overhead wires and infrastructure

Scalable to ultra-class haulage

Open-pit demands are mixed OEM that vary in size.

To truly enable and sustain diverse electric haulage fleets, BluVeinXL is designed to be adaptable, agnostic, and scalable.

Reduced footprint

  • Narrow haul ramp width
  • Lower strip ratio
  • Smaller mine footprint
  • Less total energy consumed
  • Net-zero enabler

Charge + Drive

  • Increased production: fleets not requiring frequent battery charging or swapping
  • Reduced haulage fleet TCO: reduced onboard energy, lighter trucks, more payload, faster and steeper haulage

Safe power delivery

  • Safe Ingress Protection (IP) Rated
  • Connect and disconnect at any location of the haulage route
  • Plug-and-play into standardised existing mining supply systems

Award-winning technology

BluVeinXL is continuing development with the Charge On Innovation Challenge Partners towards a pilot demonstration at a yet-to-be-announced location and date.

BluVeinXL project consortium also coming soon.

May 12, 2022
Winning technology innovators announced

Much of the buzz around BluVein to this point has focused on its dynamic charging infrastructure for underground mining and quarries, but the company has also been gaining momentum around a surface mining project – as the most recent Charge On™ Innovation Challenge announcement indicates.

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May 12, 2022
BluVein XL open-pit mining dynamic charging solution gains momentum

Much of the buzz around BluVein to this point has focused on its dynamic charging infrastructure for underground mining and quarries, but the company has also been gaining momentum around a surface mining project – as the most recent Charge On™ Innovation Challenge announcement indicates.

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May 12, 2022
WINNING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

In the global quest to significantly decarbonise mining operations, eight technology innovators’ submissions have been selected to progress beyond the Charge On Innovation Challenge. The global challenge, launched by BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale sought to accelerate commercialisation of effective solutions for charging large electric haul trucks while simultaneously demonstrating there is an emerging market for these solutions in mining.

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