Mine Energy Solutions / Thiess Partnership Announcement

Mine Energy Solutions | Thiess

Thiess has joined forces with Mine Energy Solutions (MES) to bring lower emission, dual-fuel technology to its mining fleet, the first for a mining services provider in the industry.

The agreement is a phased introduction which will see the use of locally sourced gas to displace diesel in large mining trucks using MES’ currently available and proven technology.

Thiess CEO Douglas Thompson said: “Partnerships like this ensure Thiess is playing a role in reducing emissions on our operations and leading the path to decarbonisation of the industry.”

MES’ CEO Adrian Abbott said: “We’re proud to partner with Thiess and apply this technology in the Bowen Basin.

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State accolade for hybrid mining technology

An innovative hybrid truck trial at New Acland Mine was recognised at the Queensland Mining Awards overnight, winning the JCB CEA Project Innovation Award for its standout ability to lower emissions and operational costs.

New Hope’s Operations Manager and SSE Trent Knack and Mine Energy Solutions Chief Executive Officer Craig James
New Hope’s Operations Manager and SSE Trent Knack and Mine Energy Solutions Chief Executive Officer Craig James

Developed by Mine Energy Solutions (MES), the High Density Compressed Natural Gas trucks use sequential gas injection for the conversion of high horsepower diesel engines from 100 per cent diesel to dual fuel operation,

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