Jul 12, 2021

Electric transporters aid underground air quality

Electric transporters aid underground air quality BMA project supervisor Ivan Cross with Broadmeadow Mine’s new Battery Electric Personnel Transporters. Photo by Daryl Wright.

BMA’s Broadmeadow Mine has introduced two battery electric personnel transporters, in a move to help reduce diesel particulate matter (DPM) exposure in underground workings. “Diesel machines create a real hazard in an underground mine and we’ve been on a journey over the past four years to reduce these DPM emissions in the ventilation system,” Broadmeadow…

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