Press Releases

Wabtec’s Fort Worth Plant Celebrates its 5,000th Mining Wheel Delivery

Wabtec celebrated the 5,000th mining drive system wheel built at its plant in Fort Worth, TX. The milestone highlights the commercial success of the mining wheel for heavy-haul mining trucks, which set the standard for reliable and fuel-efficient performance in the mining industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-s-fort-worth-plant-celebrates-its-5000th-mining-wheel-delivery
BHP Group Orders Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery Locomotives

MELBOURNE, Australia and PITTSBURGH, January 17, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives. The deal builds momentum in the market for the world’s first 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive and supports the Australia-based natural resource company’s plan to decarbonize its rail network.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/bhp-group-orders-wabtec-s-flxdrive-battery-locomotives
Rio Tinto Orders Wabtec FLXdrive Battery Locomotives to Reduce Emissions

PITTSBURGH, January 10, 2022 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Rio Tinto announced today an order for four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives to support sustainable operations of the mining company’s rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The 100-percent, battery-powered locomotive will help Rio Tinto’s effort to achieve a 50-percent reduction in Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 2030.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/rio-tinto-orders-wabtec-flxdrive-battery-locomotives-to-reduce-emissions
Wabtec Successfully Tests New Mining Collision Awareness System

PITTSBURGH Dec 10, 2021 — Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today the successful test of its Collision Awareness System (CAS) Vehicle Intervention Solution, with Komatsu, a global provider of mining equipment, technology and automated solutions. The test results are a significant safety milestone in the mining industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-successfully-tests-new-mining-collision-awareness-system
Itus Digital & Wabtec Announce Strategic Partnership

Itus Digital and Wabtec today announced a partnership to deliver Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions to the mining industry. The solution combines Itus's APM platform with Wabtec's mining equipment expertise and enables mining organizations to deliver predictable production, optimize maintenance activities and reduce operational risk.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/itus-digital-wabtec-announce-strategic-partnership
Roy Hill Sets New Course with Purchase of FLXdrive Battery Locomotive

September 13, 2021 – Roy Hill announced the purchase of Wabtec’s (NYSE: WAB) FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive, the world’s first 100-percent battery, heavy-haul locomotive for the region and the mining industry.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/roy-hill-sets-new-course-with-purchase-of-flxdrive-battery-locomotive
Wabtec to Provide NHL With Electric Drive Systems for New Order in Australia

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB), announced today it will supply Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (NHL), a leading mining truck manufacturer in China, with 28 360-ton premium integrated electric drive systems, to support the company’s 360T mining truck contract with Yancoal in Australia. The systems will help Yancoal’s mining fleet achieve increased productivity and speed on grade performance and help reduce fuel costs and equipment wear.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-to-provide-nhl-with-electric-drive-systems-for-new-order-in-australia
Wabtec Collaborates with Hifi to Bring Advanced Sensing and Monitoring Solutions to Mine Operators

Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) announced today that it is collaborating with Calgary-based Hifi Engineering to enhance digital technologies that monitor asset health to predict and prevent failures at mine sites. By incorporating Hifi’s leading-edge fiber optic sensing technologies with Wabtec’s Digital Mine solutions, mine operators can monitor the integrity of critical pipeline assets used to transport ore more efficiently, over long distances, and through environmentally sensitive areas.

https://www.wabteccorp.com/newsroom/press-releases/wabtec-collaborates-with-hifi-to-bring-advanced-sensing-and-monitoring-solutions-to-mine-operators