Sany India unveils SKT105E, a locally manufactured electric truck for open cast mining | Autocar Professional


Sany India, a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, on Friday announced unveiling of the SKT105E Electric Dump Truck, the first of its kind to be locally manufactured in India.

The company said in a statement that the SKT105E Electric Dump truck has been designed to meet the rigorous demands of open-cast mining operations. With an impressive payload capacity of 70 tonnes, this fully electric off-highway dump truck boasts exceptional energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the company added.

Deepak Garg, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Sany India & South Asia, said, “The SKT105E marks a historic moment for Sany India and the Indian mining industry. By localizing production and introducing cutting-edge electric technology, we are not only enhancing operational efficiency but also contributing to the nation’s vision of sustainable development.”

According to Garg,  SKT105E’s innovative design, coupled with its zero-emission operation, makes it an environmentally friendly solution for mining sites. Its advanced electric propulsion system ensures optimal performance while reducing carbon footprint, thereby aligning with India’s commitment to combat climate change, he added

Furthermore, highlighting  Sany India’s efforts in fostering local manufacturing capabilities, Garg continued, stating, “The SKT105E is a testament to Sany India’s commitment to ‘Make in India’ initiative. By manufacturing locally, we not only create job opportunities but also strengthen the indigenous manufacturing ecosystem.”

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