Anglo American orders Ballard fuel cells to support mining truck demonstration project

Anglo American mining trucks are set to be powered by fuel cells from Ballard Power Systems as part of a demonstration project.

The Canadian hydrogen fuel cell pioneer has received an order for nine of its FCveloCity®-HD 100 kilowatt fuel cell modules from Anglo American’s platinum business.

Eight modules will power a retrofitted Ultra heavy-duty mining truck in a demonstration project during 2020 at one of Anglo American’s mining operations in South Africa. The final module will be maintained as a spare.

Following this, Anglo American expects to deploy similar trucks, each with megawatt scale fuel cell power, at other operations around the world.

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