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Epiroc Completes Acquisition of Specialist in Mining Vehicle Battery Conversions



November 3, 2021 - Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of FVT Research Inc., a Canadian company with expertise in converting diesel-powered mining machines to battery-electric vehicles.

FVT Research, based in Vancouver, Canada, designs diesel-to-battery conversion kits and rebuilds mining machines to electric versions. The company has also recently been part of a successful project to convert the diesel-powered Epiroc Scooptram ST1030 loader to battery electric. FVT Research has about 25 employees and had revenues in 2020 of MCAD 4 (MSEK 27).

Epiroc announced on September 13, 2021, that it had agreed to acquire FVT Research.

The transaction is not subject to a disclosure obligation pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. To learn more about FVT Research, please see

A previously diesel-powered Epiroc Scooptram ST1030 loader converted by FVT Research into battery electric