MSHA Certification For Two Deere Engines
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) said it is introducing two diesel engines certified by the Mine and Health Safety Administration (MSHA) for the underground mining market. Deere’s PowerTech 2.4L and 3.0L diesel engines received MSHA certification in late 2006.
Deere said the MSHA certification allows JDPS to introduce these two engine models in 2007 for a variety of underground mining equipment such as personnel carriers, lube centers, utility vehicles, pumps and compressors. JDPS said it began accepting orders for these models in January 2007, and customers will be able to receive the engines in spring 2007.The four-cylinder 2.4L engine has a power range of 49 hp to 66 hp, while the 3.0L engine is a five-cylinder diesel with a power range of 75 hp to 83 hp.