Artisan Vehicle Systems News & Media

Artisan Vehicle Systems unveils 1.5-yard LHD

With four newly minted 153 LHDs deployed at two of North America’s deepest precious metal mines, Artisan Vehicle Systems is bracing for a growing demand for its battery-powered mining equipment. “We have lots of interest,” said Mike Mayhew, Artisan’s Sudbury-based...

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Artisan continues to expand its fleet at Kirkland Lake Gold

Artisan Vehicle Systems continues to expand its fleet of battery powered mining equipment at Kirkland Lake Gold’s Macassa Mine Monday April 3, 2017 For more than five years, Kirkland Lake Gold has been utilizing Artisan’s zero emission battery powered equipment to...

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Artisan launches the 153 in Canada

Artisan Vehicle Systems launches the 153 at Sudbury’s Science North, home of the Nickel Capital of the World. Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Monday night, in the heart of the Sudbury basin, Artisan hosted an invitation only event for the unveiling of its cutting edge zero...

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Kirkland Lake Gold pioneering battery-powered mining

Company is the first in Canada to utilize Artisan VS zero emission battery-powered load-haul-dump truck (L to R) Mike Kasaba, CEO Artisan Vehicle Systems, John Labine, Regional Procurement Manager, Kirkland Lake Gold, Mike Mayhew, Director of Sales and Marketing,...

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Our 153 – Ready to go to work

More powerful, more productive, and more cost-cutting. The 153 , is a battery powered 1.5yd, 3 tonne Load/Haul/Dump (LHD) underground mining vehicle. Powered by Lithium batteries and an extremely power dense electric motor system, the 153 not only reduces ventilation...

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A BREATH OF FRESH AIR FOR UNDERGROUND MINERS

Artisan Vehicle Systems (Artisan) is proud to announce the launch of the ​153, a battery powered 1.5-yard, 3.0-metric-ton Load/Haul/Dump (LHD) underground mining vehicle. Powered by Lithium batteries and an extremely power dense electric motor system, the ​15​3 not...

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More Battery-powered Options for LHDs

More Battery-powered Options for LHDs Recognizing the benefits of zero emissions, miners consider lithium batteries Tried and tested, operational and available,battery-powered Load Haul Dumps (LHDs) primarily face one obstacle to widespread usage in underground...

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The electric underground

California-based Artisan Vehicle Systems has been fitting its battery-powered electric powertrains into the mining vehicles of various EOMs for several years. But it has changed strategy with the release of its new LHD (load haul dump) vehicle. Read full...

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Nueva Cargadora Frontal

Artisan Vehicle Systems (Artisan) ha anunciado recientemente el lanzamiento de su cargadora frontal modelo 153 de tipo carga, acarreo y descarga (perfil bajo) diseñada para minas subterráneas, con una capacidad de 1,14 m³ (3 toneladas), accionada por baterías de litio...

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Strategic Addition to Artisan’s Team

We are very excited to announce the latest addition to Artisan’s executive team. Mike Mayhew joined Artisan on January 3, 2017 as Director of Sales and Marketing. Mike is an accomplished professional in the mining industry with more than 23 years of business...

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Five ways to someday

Even as the mining industry languors, change is afoot. And when the next rally is in high gear, it’s a sure bet some companies, practices and even conventional mining logic will have changed. We’ll still need a commodities comeback to make it happen, but it won’t be a...

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Inside the Mine Feedback: Diesel vs. Electric

  CEO, Mike Kasaba, joins workers underground to get a better perspective and some feedback on our equipment. The workers talk about the benefits of using electric batteries as well as show the harsh environments that come with the use of...

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