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Trident’s lithium-powered locomotives engendering benefits for mining operations

Original-equipment manufacturer Trident SA has diversified its offering and is now providing lithium-powered batteries for locomotives used by global mining operations. During a visit to the company’s site in Germiston, Gauteng, where the locomotives and battery packs are assembled, Trident global marketing manager Simon Lewis told Mining Weekly that this was a switch from the conventional lead acid batteries used in locomotives.

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