Could this be the world's first ultra-low emission quarry?

Michael Holder
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A hybrid wheel loader and battery electric load carrier being trialled at the site | Credit: Volvo
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A hybrid wheel loader and battery electric load carrier being trialled at the site | Credit: Volvo

Volvo and Skanska have been testing a range of prototype equipment, in a bid to create the world's first emissions free quarry in Sweden

For decades, Vikan Kross quarry just outside Gothenburg has been excavated for granite and aggregates, producing around 1.25 million tonnes of material each year for use in the construction, asphalt, and...

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