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Switching to hydrogen technology does not mean job cuts

Switching to hydrogen technology does not mean job cuts – Anglo American

The mining giant successfully launched the 210-ton truck on Friday. It is the largest of its kind in the world.

Anglo American said converting ultra-class haul trucks to hydrogen would eliminate 80% of emissions associated with diesel. Photo: Kgomotso Modise/Eyewitness

MOGALAKWENA – Anglo American said residents of Mogalakwena will directly benefit from the creation of a green hydrogen-powered truck to be used at its Limpopo operation.

The mining giant successfully launched the 210-ton truck on Friday. It is the largest of its kind in the world.

The launch is a major step towards the company meeting its net carbon targets for 2040.

Currently, the company uses one million liters of diesel per year to run its trucks.

Anglo American’s entire conversion system, where water is split into oxygen and hydrogen used by the trucks, is fully automated.

But Anglo Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen said that didn’t mean there would be job cuts as a result of the technology, saying the move would open up more job opportunities.

The mining group hopes to be avant-garde in the field of hydrogen and hopes to monetize its latest creation.



Switching to hydrogen technology does not mean job cuts

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