Development of a 70-ton capacity automated underground trolley truck

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 81, No. 909, 1988
LC. KITCHENER, Inco Limited Copper Cliff, Ontario, and K. VOLLENWYDER, UTDC Kingston, Ontario
Abstract This paper describes the development of an automated, 70-ton capacity, underground electric trolley truck at Inco Ltd. The purpose of the project is to provide a high capacity and high productivity haulage system to suit continuous loader applications in existing mining horizons where conveyor belt application is not immediately practical.
Keywords: Underground mining, Equipment, Trolley truck, Haulage systems, Electric vehicles, Hydrostatic drive systems, Control systems.
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