Increasing Diesel Engine Efficiency

Powering a clean world.

Exxaro is investigating transitional technologies to increase the efficiency of diesel driven internal combustion engines of the mobile equipment mining fleet. The fleet consist of haul trucks, excavators, and dozers.

Application Deadline
August 1st, 2022
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Summary

Background

Exxaro Resources Limited (Exxaro) is among the top five coal producers in South Africa. The group is listed on JSE Limited (JSE) Top 40 Index and among the top 30 in the FTSE/JSE Socially Responsible Investment Index. Exxaro is more than a mining business: we strongly believe in making a positive impact in the world. Our purpose: Power Better Lives in Africa and Beyond supported by Vision: Resources powering a clean world. Exxaro has embraced the need to transition its business model and decarbonise its operations. Our Climate Change Response Strategy is integral to our Sustainable Growth and Impact Strategy aligned to the relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals. At Exxaro we are driven to contribute to the low-carbon environment of the future.

Challenge

Exxaro is investigating transitional technologies to increase the efficiency of diesel driven internal combustion engines of the mobile equipment mining fleet. The fleet consist of haul trucks, excavators, and dozers.

Exxaro is looking for solutions in the following categories: 

  • Mechanical alterations, 
  • Diesel additives, 
  • Additional filters and/or data driven control systems.

Solutions not within scope: automation, diesel or method of propulsion replacement.

Case studies to quantify benefits are preferable

All respondents are requested to refrain from submitting any commercial, confidential and/or proprietary information relating to themselves and/or their business, in response to Exxaro’s request for information (“RFI”). All respondents are solely responsible for any loss or damages which they may suffer as a consequence of disclosing their commercial, confidential and/or proprietary information in response to this RFI and Exxaro shall not in any way be liable for any damages that any respondent may suffer, as a result of their non-compliance with the requirements of this section.

What's in it for you?

Depending on the maturity and business case of the solution pitched, the innovator could benefit in one or more of the following ways:

  • The opportunity to showcase and demonstrate the benefits of their solution to the biggest coal mine in South Africa
  • Collaborate with industry leaders and create the opportunity to grow/expand their knowledge base