Save on energy costs, maximize assets uptime

Power generation expertise and solutions for the Mining Industry

Energy is one of the biggest expenses for mining companies, accounting for approximately 30% of total operating costs.

Companies can reduce their energy consumption by 15-20% in existing mines through an effective energy management program, and up to 50% in new mines by rethinking the mine design with energy management in mind. 

We are here to help customers in the mining industry to meet their power supply challenges and offers them the best reliable solutions to optimize their energy management while ensuring continuous power supply.

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The world of mining is one of the most demanding for off-highway vehicles and mining equipment. Dust, shocks, vibrations, heat ... All components are put to the test! 
And yet in this challenging environment, machines reliability is absolutely vital. The slightest breakdown immediately translates into operating losses, sometimes with disastrous consequences.

Nidec Leroy-Somer alternators meet the challenge.

Their legendary reliability and industry-leading performance make them the natural choice for equipping mining machinery and generator sets.

Our alternators make the difference in the field:

  • Specially designed protection systems
  • Adapted protection filters
  • Optimized starting and continuous operation capabilities

Many off highway vehicles and mining equipment manufacturers already trust us, and we supply alternators to 8 of the top 10 generator set manufacturers in the world.

For all your mining projects, trust Nidec Leroy-Somer!

  • Mining Power Generation

    For remote mining sites or to secure power generation on-site, generating sets are the easiest, most flexible solution to ensure continuous operations.

    Dozens of gensets manufacturers trust us to equip their products with our alternators. We provide the best performance and reliability for any situation,  and we cover all application needs.

    Our alternators are optimized to provide maximum uptime and to integrate easily in any power generation scheme (island mode, grid backup, peak shaving etc…)

    Choosing Leroy-Somer equipped gensets for your remote mining power plant is the best solution to secure your assets and maximize your uptime.

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  • Transportation
    The mining industry faces logistical challenges such as the transportation of mining products from remote mine sites. It also faces the challenge of having to transport heavy mining equipment to and from remote sites, which can be costly and difficult without having alternators which can offer you the best energy management.
    We provide a wide range of products and solutions for high voltage circuits to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of Diesel Electric Haul Truck. Leroy-Somer is the right partner to achieve both efficient mining productivity and optimal energy consumption.

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    Our American partner KATO ENGINEERING offers alternators for traction applications, check their products!

  • Excavation

    The mine is a very difficult environment, especially during the excavation which present real challenges for the equipment. Mining companies must continually optimize energy consumption during excavation and simultaneously ensure the reliability of equipment in extraction of the required quantities of materials.

    Our Leroy-Somer range of products and services offers you this balance between cost and productivity of your shovels allowing you to reach the best profitability.


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  • Lighting towers

    The main goal of mine operators is to ensure that they use the right amount of light in their mines. Safe, tough and economical lighting, capable of meeting the world's toughest mining standards, is arguably now within reach with our alternators leads your remote mining power plants to ensure you continuous mining operations. Choosing the right products for your remote mining power plants is the solutions for your energy consumption issue.

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