Mining Vehicle Applications

Idle management technology deployed in mining vehicles
mining vehicle application

Mining Fleet Idling

Reduce Costs & Improve Operator Safety

With the GRIP Idle Management System installed, mining fleets typically reduce fuel consumption, maintenance costs, harmful emissions, and extend vehicle life by 35-75% through managed, controlled vehicle idling.

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Analyzing the annual idling habits, costs, and emissions in mining fleets
Idle Time
On average, mining vehicles idle for 70% of their daily shift
Fuel Consumption
In a 68-hour work week, this equates to 3,289 gal. (annually) of fuel consumed at idle
Fuel Costs
These 3,289 gallons of wasted fuel translates to $8,188 in wasted fuel costs every year
Engine Wear
Idling 70% of the time, this equates to 81,739 miles of unnecessary engine wear
Maintenance Costs
These 81,739 miles of engine wear equate to $10,217 in associated maintenance costs
CO2 Emissions
Idling 70% of the time, mining fleets produce 73,666 lbs. of CO2 emissions
*The calculations and figures presented in this fleet review are budgetary based on industry standards and are subject to fluctuation, change, and actual fleet numbers. Fuel costs used are based on annual averages for the 2018 calendar year for diesel and gasoline. Values used for fuel consumption are based on industry averages and are subject to vary from vehicle to vehicle. The 32.93 mi. value used for engine wear per hour of idling is based on collected industry data . The industry-assumed idling percentage is based on data gathered from GRIP Idle Management Inc. customers as well as retrievable online data. Maintenance cost is based on vehicle classification and fuel type, including light duty gasoline, light duty diesel, heavy duty gasoline, heavy duty diesel, and combined averages when gasoline vs diesel fleet makeup is not provided.
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