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Moving more with less

Moving more with less

Soon after taking over the Plutonic gold mine in Western Australia, Northern Star Resources replaced five ageing underground trucks with three new 63-tonne Sandvik TH663 trucks. The new fleet immediately improved productivity, hauling more ore than the five they replaced while burning less fuel, costing significantly less to operate and setting records for monthly engine hours.