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Projects

Projects

  • Battery Electric Truck (BET) WS4900XD

    About The Project Mining haul trucks are some of the hardest-working vehicles in the world. Your average haul truck emits upwards of 400 metric tons of CO2 on an annual bases while burning over $100,000 in fuel. With the Western Star 4900XD, a vocational truck common in the mining industry, our aim was to prove…

  • Thermal Management Unit for Industrial Battery-Electric Vehicles

    About The Project MEDATech’s ALTDRIVE division designs and builds battery-electric drivetrains for heavy-duty equipment OEMs like Maclean and Kovatera. A problem area in the company’s designs had long been battery thermal management units (BTMUs). “Off-the-shelf BTMUs have never been robust or sleek enough,” explains Paul Cholewa, MEDATech’s Chief Technology Officer. “They either weren’t made for…

  • A picture of The WS6000, the track-mounted drill rig capable of drilling 7-inch nominal diameter holes

    WS6000 Hybrid Wassara/Sonic Mobile Drill Rig

    About The Project Dubbed the WS6000, the track-mounted drill rig capable of drilling 7-inch nominal diameter holes, is the first hybrid drill rig that incorporates both high pressure water down-the-hole (DTH) and sonic drilling technologies. “It’s an exciting breakthrough,” says MEDATech Engineering President Robert Rennie. “The rig is equipped with one top-drive unit capable of…

  • An overhead picture of the Media Luna site discovered in March of 2012

    Media Luna “Muckahi” Feasibility

    About The Project The “Muckahi” process, conceptualized and patented by Fred Stanford, President & CEO of Torex theoretically revolutionizes steep incline methods of mineral extractions. After stumbling with some other more industrial focused engineering firms Mr. Stanford approached MEDATECH to take his “Muckahi” methods and develop the necessary equipment to make his process work. “The…

  • An overhead picture of the Nouveau Monde graphite all electric open pit mine

    Prefeasibility – All Electric Open-Pit Mine

    About The Project Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (“NMG”) is developing a world-class all electric open-pit operation located in the vicinity of Saint-Michel-des-Saints in the region of Lanaudière, Québec.The primary mission of NMG is to become a major producer of graphite, anode material for Li-Ion batteries and other value-added graphite products with the lowest environmental footprint…

  • A picture of Maclean's Mine-Mate Series BT2 & BT3-Boom Truck that are leveraged MEDATech's hydraulic system design services and our proprietary 25kW on-board charging solution.

    Boom Truck Quad Charger Integration (100kW Fast Charger)

    About The Project MacLean has taken an initiative towards designing a battery powered fleet to meet the growing need of the mining industry for cost containment and creation of a friendlier environment for underground miners. The Mine-Mate EV Series is currently in commercial production since 2016 and customers are looking for opportunities to expand the…

  • A picture of a man working with the Micro Bolter.

    Camiro Micro Bolter

    About The Project The mining industry has an enviable record of overcoming engineering challenges, but one challenge that has baffled equipment designers and engineers until now is how to install a six- or eight-foot bolt in an eight-foot high drift using mechanized equipment. For an industry that relies on advanced technology for just about everything…

  • A picture of the battery electric underground roof bolter in a mine

    Battery Electric Underground Roof Bolter

    About The Project GOLDCORP has stated that their Borden Lake mine will be the first all Electric mine in Canada. Taking on this challenge meant acquiring many different pieces of machinery. Since Battery Electric equipment is still relatively new technology for the underground mining industry there are still several pieces of equipment that don’t have…

  • A picture of the BEV Grader.

    Battery Electric Motor Grader Retrofit

    About The Project GOLDCORP has stated that their Borden Lake mine will be the first all Electric mine in Canada. Taking on this challenge meant acquiring many different pieces of machinery. Since Battery Electric equipment is still relatively new technology for the underground mining industry there are still several pieces of equipment that don’t have…

  • A rendering of the Andritz Stator Jacking System that required MEDATech's hydraulic system design services

    Hydro Dam – Stator Jacking Towers

    About The Project Andritz Hydro was commissioned by Ontario Power Generation to add a new turbine-generator set at the Little Long, Harmon and Kipling power stations as part of the Lower Mattagami River Project.  Andritz Hydro was also commissioned by Ontario Power Generation to refurbish both turbine-generator sets at the Lower Notch generating station.  Due…

  • A picture of complete oil rig set up. Highligting the first drilling rig for angled holes in oil and gas applications using a Schramm TXD 130

    Oil & Gas Slant Drill #1

    About The Project Working with Blue Rock Energy & Cubex Limited we designed and built the first drilling rig for angled holes in oil and gas applications using a Schramm T130XD. This involved the design of the sub, drilling floor, mast supporting system and pipe handling systems. We supplied the engineering expertise to Cubex as…

  • A picture of MacLean Engineering Mobile Rockbreaker ultilizing MEDATech's hydraulic systems design

    Mobile Rockbreaker Development

    About The Project MacLean Engineering, a leader and global supplier of underground mining equipment, engaged MEDATech Engineering to design a fit for purpose breaker boom and operators cab for their new line of mobile breakers. This project included the following: Services Provided:

  • A picture of the FDR-140 Foundation Drill. A project that tasked MEDATech's mechanical engineering technology design services

    Custom Foundation Drill

    About The Project In 2010 MEDATECH responded to a request from HYDRO ONE to supply a Truck mounted 12′ Diameter Auger drill for use in the “Bruce to Milton” Transmission line expansion (200km of new transmission line). The challenge…No drill of this size had ever been mounted to a truck before. In less than 18…

  • A picture of MEDATech's EV Boom Truck. A battery powered electric mine truck

    Battery Electric Underground Mining Truck

    About The Project GOLDCORP has stated that their Borden Lake mine will be the first all Electric mine in Canada. Taking on this challenge meant acquiring many different pieces of machinery. Since Battery Electric equipment is still relatively new technology for the underground mining industry there are still several pieces of equipment that don’t have…

  • CAT 777F tractor + trailer

    CAT 777F Trailer Brakes and Cooling

    About The Project MEDATech Engineering was commissioned to design the braking and brake cooling system on a trailer being attached to a CAT 777F haul truck and supplied to TransAlta coal through a MAXTER and FINNING JV. Previously, the CAT haul truck version 777D had air-over-hydraulic braking systems. Subsequent to version “D” however, CAT changed…

  • A picture of 2 OPG new dry storage container (DSC) transporters that leveraged MEDATech's electric vehicle powertrain design services

    Hybrid Drive Feasibility Study, GEN 4 Transporter

    About The Project Driven by the desire to embrace the latest in Electric Propulsion technology, OPG wanted to assess the feasibility of Hybrid Drive’s integration into its operation. OPG’s existing fleet consisted of LT, TOR and Hammant transporters which utilized diesel engines and hydrostatic drives and being mindful of the emission concerns and emission regulations,…

  • A picture of the LT Transporter that MEDATech preformed an assessment on.

    OPG Waste Haulage Fleet Management

    About The Project OPG approached MEDATECH with a mandate to assess, develop, recommend and implement plans to improve transporter fleet operation through defect elimination, condition monitoring, and preventive maintenance. The transporter fleet comprised of LT series, TOR variant and Hammant Transporter deployed across OPG’s facilities at Western, Darlington and Pickering. Acting as OPG’s design consultants,…

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