Mike Mayhew leaving Artisan Vehicles to pursue new opportunities

A message of appreciation from Mike Kasaba, CEO, Artisan Vehicles: It is with great sadness that I send this message today. Mike Mayhew has decided to leave Artisan and pursue a new direction in his professional life. Mike has been an integral part of our company for...

Artisan Vehicles Makes Good On Its Promise To Deliver A Game Changer. The First 40 Tonne All Battery Powered Haul Truck Is Here.

 Saturday March 3rd,2018 It was one year ago today that Artisan put the mining industry on notice that times are changing with the launch of the first ever battery powered loader built from the ground up around lithium battery technology (the 153). Today, one year...

Artisan Vehicles creates battery operated mining vehicle

Originally published by cbclisten.com on Oct. 30, 2017 as "Sudbury company creates battery operated mining vehicle". Artisan Vehicles in Sudbury specializes in building heavy equipment that runs on battery. The company has built a 40 tonne Z40 Haul truck, designed to...

Artisan Vehicles delivers the first battery powered loader to Taylor Mine near Timmins, Ontario, Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Artisan Vehicles delivers the first battery powered loader to Taylor Mine near Timmins, Ontario, Canada  December 22, 2017; Timmins, Ontario, Canada: More than a hundred years ago, pioneers like Preston, Hollinger, McIntyre and the Timmins...

Artisan Z40 battery truck set for Kirkland Lake Gold.

Originally posted by Paul Moore on 1st December 2017 at im-mining.com Artisan Vehicles, which describes itself as “the biggest game-changer among underground mining equipment OEMs”, is changing the game again with the Z40 haul truck. “Our new 40 t truck, the largest...

Artisan Vehicles plans to build its Center of Excellence in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Artisan Vehicles plans to build its Center of Excellence in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada October 31, 2017; Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada: Kirkland Lake was built by dreamers. Dreamers that prospected relentlessly for that one big discovery....

Artisan announces the largest battery powered truck ever to be put underground, the all new Z40.

Artisan Vehicles, the biggest game-changer among underground mining equipment OEMs, is changing the game again.  Artisan continues to break through technical boundaries previously thought to be unbreakable.  Our new 40 tonne truck, the largest all battery powered...

Vale to use Artisan Vehicle’s LHDs at Coleman mine

Vale will trial Artisan's A4 loader, pictured, and Atlas Copco's ST7 Battery, at its Coleman mine for six months. Courtesy of Artisan Vehicle Systems Vale’s Coleman nickel mine is trialling two battery-powered load-haul-dumps (LHDs) in its lowest ore body. Artisan...

Artisan’s 153 battery-powered loader delivered to Vale’s Coleman mine

Artisan Vehicles is proud to announce that Vale, one of the world’s largest mining companies, has selected Artisan’s 153 to be the first battery powered loader to be tested underground at its Coleman mine in Ontario Canada. The vehicle was delivered to Coleman and...

Battery electric: the demise of diesel underground?

Battery-powered machines use powerful electric motors that not only eliminate diesel emissions, but also have more torque and power in a smaller package. This means that smaller batterypowered  machines can do the job of larger diesel-powered machines, moving more...

We believe in keeping people safe and healthy.

This invaluable mission drives our mining customers. Enabling this mission is Artisan’s top priority.
These are not idle words uttered at board meetings.  They reflect a guiding principle that manifests in sustainability programs and health and safety initiatives.  Often these noble efforts are funded by the mining company’s profits.  But now, Artisan has enabled something extraordinary.  

 

Our vehicles are engineered for safety, efficency and production.

Our customers’ efforts to reduce diesel emissions underground not only provide a healthier work environment, but also increase production output and reduce cooling and ventilation costs.  Major mining companies throughout the world are implementing Artisan’s battery powered zero emission underground vehicles to improve the health of their employees while simultaneously increasing production, revenue, and net income.

The future of underground mining is battery powered.

Serving this honorable mission to improve the health of employees while simultaneously increasing the company’s production is a dream worth fighting for.  As we enable more success stories for our customers, we will see an even more rapid industry-wide switch to battery powered equipment.  Diesel’s days underground are numbered and Artisan is committed to accelerating its demise.

 

 

We are leading the charge.

We’re based in California, the heart of electric vehicle technology. We’re an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of zero emission battery powered mining vehicles.  Our core technology is its proprietary battery packs, electric motors, power electronics, software and control systems.  Our underground mining machines are designed from the ground up around these high powered, highly reliable, field proven battery electric powertrains.