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GE Transportation Delivers 500th Minecruiser

June 30, 2013

Best-in-class product delivers superior safety and productivity for customers

GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE) and one of the world's leading suppliers to the mining industry, celebrated a significant milestone today with the roll out of its 500th Minecruiser vehicle. An Mk7.0 TIER 3 Minecruiser, the latest version of the top-performing underground coal mining transporters, will be delivered to Centennial Coal, which fields 24 of the vehicles.

Developed to transport up to 14 coal mining personnel underground, the MK7.0 TIER 3 Minecruiser provides superior safety and reliability delivered by its advanced explosion-protection system. It also reduces emissions and increases power output with mechanically injected diesel engine technology.

Since the beginning of 2013, 11 Mk7.0 TIER 3 Minecruisers have been delivered, signaling continued growth for GE Mining.

"This is a great milestone," said Dan Shelley, Integration Leader at GE Mining. "We continue to bring enhanced safety and productivity solutions to customers through production of best-in-class mining equipment and services."

The Minecruiser was introduced by Industrea Ltd., a company acquired by GE Mining in November 2012, in a $700 million transaction. The acquisition, which included equipment manufacturing and servicing operations in Australia and China, has allowed GE Mining to offer more efficient, highly productive and low-emission equipment to its global mining customers.

GE Mining will be exhibiting at Asia-Pacific's International Mining Exhibition in Sydney on August 20-23. Follow us at @GETRANSPORT

Media Contact:
Katie Lennon
GE Australia & New Zealand
+61 (0) 406 316 907
[email protected]

Emma_ Rugge-Price
VP Communications
[email protected]
+612-8249-3529
+61-420-258-334


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