#Paus and #Danfoss electrifying mine vehicles #EV #PHEV
The inhalation of diesel vehicle exhaust gases is a significant health risk for mine workers. Often lung and respiratory diseases are the result of many years of underground activity. To reduce the risks, mining and tunneling vehicle specialist Emsbürener Hermann Paus Maschinenfabrik GmbH has developed electric and hybrid mining vehicles in partnership with Danfoss Mobile Electrification. Customer deliveries are to begin soon. In Canada, the use of diesel vehicles in first mines has already been banned. With the MinCa 5.1, the family-owned company Paus is now offering for the first time a universal vehicle for mining as a hybrid or electric variant, which corresponds to the trend towards locally emission-free underground mining. With its compact dimensions and a payload of 1.2 tons, it is particularly suitable for passenger and material transport in mines. The electric dri...