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


Any mine, any vehicle


Game-changing patented and proven safe slotted rail


Quick, modular install


No overhead vehicle integration


Deployment and relocation


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.

January 31, 2022
Miners Lead the Charge For Battery-electric Vehicles

In an interview with Engineering & Mining Journal, Tony Sprague of Newcrest Mining talks BEVs, dynamic charging, BluVein's underground and surface mining solutions, and how partnerships are the new leadership in mining.

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October 12, 2021
BHP Ventures backs BluVein’s next gen trolley-charging project

BHP has become the latest company to back BluVein’s “next generation trolley-charging technology” project, with its Ventures arm joining Northern Star Resources, Newcrest Mining, Vale, Glencore, Agnico Eagle, AngloGold Ashanti and OZ Minerals as project partners.

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September 7, 2021
BluVein Shortlisted in the Charge On Innovation Challenge

BluVein, with its surface mining solution, BluVeinXL, has been selected to progress to the next phase of the Charge On Innovation Challenge together with 20 other vendors who are all on a mission to electrify mining.

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August 16, 2021
BluVein Launches as 7 Major Mining Companies Sign Project Funding Agreements

BluVein welcomes our project partners: Northern Star Resources, Newcrest Mining, Vale, Glencore, Agnico Eagle, AngloGold Ashanti and OZ Minerals. Some additional mining companies who are still in the process of joining the BluVein project will be announced as they officially come on board.

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April 2, 2021
BluVein charges into mine electrification space

A Q&A with our Managing Director, James Oliver about the Olitek and Evias collaboration, BluVein Hammer and Rail technology, and our next steps for this year.

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