Ampcontrol announced winner of Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) People’s Choice Award at NSW Mining Annual Parliamentary Dinner on Thursday 19 October 2023.
The People’s Choice Award was voted for by conference attendees at the NSW Mining HSEC Awards on Monday 7 August 2023 who voted on their favourite winner from the four HSEC Awards. Ampcontrol was named winner in the Health Excellence Category for DRIFTEX Battery Electric Vehicle for Underground Mining Operations.
Rod Henderson, Ampcontrol Managing Director & CEO accepted the award on behalf of Ampcontrol.
“We are proud to be recognised by our peers in receiving the NSW Mining HSEC People’s Choice Award. Through collaboration and innovation partnerships, Ampcontrol is focused on supporting industry and customers to decarbonise and make net zero a reality. We are actively supporting the resources industry through mining electrification solutions. This includes DRIFTEX, which we can proudly say has the world’s first IECEx certified Intrinsically Safe traction battery,” says Mr Henderson.
Through radical thinking and collaboration, Ampcontrol has developed the world’s first IECEx certified Intrinsically Safe traction battery, ensuring safe operation of our electric vehicles in Group I hazardous areas.
Ampcontrol Electric Vehicle, DRIFTEX, is helping to decarbonise and electrify the mining industry. Designed and developed in response to growing industry demand for low emissions technology, the Ampcontrol Electric Vehicle DRIFTEX also offers significant health and environmental improvements by removing carcinogens underground.
Ampcontrol is focused on diversifying and growing the business with a key focus on renewable energy manufacturing and how it can support customers in decarbonisation and mine site electrification.