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12 December 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 10:24 GMT+1



November 21, 2018

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Volvo Trucks signs an agreement for the supply of its first commercial solution to independent guide

The trucks will be used for the transport of limekilns of the mine of Brønnøy Kalk

Volvo Trucks has signed with the Brønnøy Kalk AS of the mining group Norwegian Norsk Mineral AS an agreement for the supply of its first commercial solution to independent guide used after the transport of limekilns from a mine to sky opened to a near dock Lessremann, in the fjord of Ursfjorden, Norway. The proposed solution previews the transport of limekilns by six vehicles Volvo FH to independent guide on a feature of five kilometers through the galleries that connect the mine to the breaker. Volvo has announced that the tests of this solution have had positive outcome and will continue for all 2018 until the attainment of the complete operativity within the end of 2019.

The agreement previews that Brønnøy Kalk acquires the service of complete transport and pays a rate for each delivered ton. Currently this service of transport is realized by the society of Norwegian road haulage T. Engene AS.

"It is moving - it has emphasized Sasko Cuklev, director Autonomous Solutions di Volvo Trucks - to have finally reached the moment of the introduction of the solutions to independent guide. Working in an area limited, on a which predetermined distance, we can discover as obtaining the best the solution and modifying it based on the specific requirements of the customers. We must collaborate in order to develop to new solutions, offering not only more flexibility and efficiency, but also a greater productivity".

"This - the general manager of the Brønnøy Kalk has asserted, Raymond Langfjord - represents an important step for us. The competition in the field - it has explained - is trained. That's why we try continuously to increase to our levels of efficiency and productivity in the long term and have a clear vision of as using the new opportunities offered from the technology and the digital solutions. We wished a reliable and innovative partner, that she shared our attention to the sustainability and safety. The autonomy will increase in meaningful way our competitiveness in complex a total market".


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