Vale develops first 100% electric locomotive in Brazil

Vale (NYSE: VALE), in partnership with Progress Rail – a Caterpillar company – is developing a new 100% electric, battery-powered switchyard locomotive.

The pilot-phase for the EMD Joule locomotive is expected to be launched in H2 2020, at Vale’s Tubarão unit in the state of Espírito Santo.


By Bruno Venditti via Mining dot Com


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