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MN 149. Meet the ML5 – MacLean Engineering’s Answer to Safer Underground Mining

Boasting state-of-the-art controls, exceptional visibility, and noiseless operation, the ML5's versatile range transforms challenging mining environments.

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A significant portion of the conversation revolves around the groundbreaking ML5, a dedicated underground Elevated Work Platform (EWP) developed by MacLean. The ML5 is designed to address the critical safety concerns in underground mining. It’s a game-changer, with state-of-the-art controls, impressive visibility, whisper-quiet operation, and a range that allows for versatile deployment in challenging mining environments. Peter Black discusses the reasons behind the creation of the ML5 and its global applicability, highlighting its role as a vital innovation for mining operations worldwide.

MacLean Engineering is paving the way for a revolution in underground mining, driven by technological advancements and a relentless commitment to safety. Their latest offering, the ML5, exemplifies their dedication to providing efficient and secure solutions for the industry. As the mining sector undergoes significant shifts towards sustainability, MacLean’s battery-electric ML5 stands out as a versatile, cost-effective solution, thanks to its rapid on-board charging capabilities. With global interest and genuine inquiries from various mining sectors, MacLean Engineering continues to be a key player in shaping the future of underground mining. Stay tuned for more exciting developments and product launches from this pioneering company.

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