Our journey through the OTR sector continues with a crucial topic in the OTR world of today: how are mining companies investigating alternative energy options to reduce environmental impact and improve sustainability?
The discussion during the third episode of the season focuses on the future challenges in implementing alternative energy sources and on the importance of exploring new paths to reduce reliance on the traditional ones.
Our guests Paul Muller, Jonathan Cohen, and Pietro Torassa will discuss the potential benefits of using renewable energy solutions in mining from a business perspective - such as cost savings and improved energy efficiency – with an eye on environmental protection as well.
With 20 years of experience in off-highway powertrain development, Paul has played a key role in the development of advanced engine systems and hydraulic excavator technology in the UK, Japan, and Germany.
In recent years, he led the development of future power systems with a focus on electrification and low carbon intensity fuels. Through his work at Perkins Engines, he is helping to drive innovation and progress in the field of powertrain development, contributing to a more sustainable future for the industry and the planet.
With over 11 years of experience in the field of explosives, Jonathan has been an integral part of the team that developed the innovative AutoStem range of non-detonating explosives. His deep understanding of the product and the market has helped to drive the commercialization of AutoStem's technology around the world.
Since the very beginning of his career path, he has applied his knowledge to the development of new products and processes, and has worked on projects for clients in a variety of industries, including mining, construction, and demolition.
With over a decade of experience in the tire industry, Piero has been a key member of the BKT team since 2010, and has used ever since his extensive engineering and technical expertise to provide customers with top-notch technical assistance, ensuring they get the most out of their tires.
In his role as Field Engineer Manager, Piero is responsible for testing BKT's products, carefully monitoring tire performance and quality to ensure they meet the highest standards of excellence. Through his work at BKT Europe, Piero is helping to drive innovation and progress in the tire industry.