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Hindustan Zinc buys 55-ton electric trucks for sustainable mining & metal production

  • The official launch of EV Trucks in partnership with Inland EV Green Services took place on 14th December 2023, at Rampura Agucha in the gracious presence of Hindustan Zinc’s esteemed Chairperson, Priya Agarwal Hebbar
  • Flag off ceremony celebrates deployment of cutting-edge Electric Vehicle (EV) Trucks

Udaipur, India, 14th December 2023: Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company and a leading player in sustainable mining and metal production, proudly commences the deployment of  Electric Vehicle (EV) Trucks as part of its strategic partnership with Inland EV Green Services Pvt Ltd. Crafted for Indian conditions, these trucks boast a remarkable 55-ton capacity each, coupled with an impressive charging capacity, going from 20% to 100% in just 90 minutes.

Sourced from IPL Tech Electric Pvt Ltd., a Murugappa group EV venture, these reliable EV trucks have already demonstrated their capabilities with over 2 years of successful operations on Indian roads.

Ms. Priya Agarwal Hebbar, Chairperson, Hindustan Zinc accompanied by Mr. Akarsh Hebbar, Managing Director, Display & Semiconductor Business, Vedanta, Mr. Praveen Somani, Managing Director, Inland EV Green Services Pvt Ltd, Mr Anurag Dubey, Chief Operating Officer, IPL Tech Electric Pvt Ltd officiated the launch by flagging-off these EV Vehicles at Rampura Agucha. This event marks a pivotal moment in Hindustan Zinc’s sustainability journey, highlighting the company’s proactive role in environmental stewardship.

Ms. Priya Agarwal Hebbar, Chairperson, Hindustan Zinc, expressed pride in the company’s efforts toward decarbonizing the mining industry. She stated, “We are thrilled to pioneer sustainable logistics in the mining industry through our partnership with Inland EV Green Services. This initiative aligns with Hindustan Zinc’s approved SBTi targets and will contribute to the reduction in Scope 3 emissions. The deployment of these electric vehicles will propel us further towards achieving our carbon neutrality goals and set a benchmark for responsible mining practices globally. Our commitment is real, and this is yet one more example.”

This partnership underscores HZL’s dedication to attaining net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It aligns with their Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approved goals, aiming for a 50% reduction in absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions and an extra 25% reduction in absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions by FY2030, relative to the base year FY2020.

Speaking on this partnership, Praveen Somani, Managing Director, Inland EV Green Services Pvt Ltdsaid, “In a pivotal move towards sustainable mining, our company is thrilled to lead the charge in eco-friendly logistics through a strategic partnership with Hindustan Zinc. Our move to electric vehicles signals a major step towards carbon neutrality, setting a global standard for environmentally responsible mining. This partnership reflects our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and promoting greener initiatives in the industry.”

Hindustan Zinc has already initiated the deployment of LNG-powered vehicles, with a goal of establishing a fleet of 180 such vehicle and now with the deployment of EV Trucks, the company is edging closer to its targets of achieving net-zero emissions across the value chain by FY2050 which stands in line with the 1.5°C trajectory. The company has been ranked 3rd Globally and 1st in Asia Pacific Region in S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2022 under metal & mining sector. This global recognition is a testament to their best-in-class sustainable practices and focus on long-term growth drivers.

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