Electrifying open pit excavations and transport operations - Showcase Stage, Day 1, 11:30-12:00
Bruce Warner is the Transportation Segment Manager at Hitachi Energy in Switzerland. He has over 25 years’ experience in the electrical power industry and for the past 19 years worked for Hitachi/ABB in the rail and e-mobility environments. He has had various roles in product management, R&D where he led the development of the Flash system for the ultra-fast charging of e-buses, and engineering where he was involved in some of Hitachi/ABB’s most prestigious rail projects. In the last two years, he has become increasing involved in electrification mining activities and led the Hitachi team which was selected as one of the winners of the Charge On Innovation Challenge. In his current position he has global responsibility for the power supply for transportation which includes mining, railway and e-mobility.
Bruce is a native of South Africa and began his career in the power transmission and distribution business there. Today he holds dual Swiss, South African nationality.