Mining Power Solutions

Penske New Zealand provides a comprehensive range of mtu power solution products for mining applications ranging from 75 to 3,000 kW. We specialise in the design, installation, service, and support for power generation, dump trucks, excavators, wheel loaders, drill rigs, and replacement OEM drive units.

Highly reliable and powerful, Rolls-Royce Power Systems' mtu brand of engines sets the standard for mining applications around the globe. These robust engines thrive in our demanding New Zealand conditions ensuring maximise uptime of equipment. Whatever the environment, mtu engines achieve a huge amount of torque from low engine speeds, delivering maximum power and results.

The advanced mtu technology sets the benchmark for low cost of ownership. Coupling fuel efficiency resulting from intelligent engine management that includes a common rail injection system and advanced diesel engine control (ADEC), with low-maintenance, and long time between overhauls (TBO), mtu delivers exceptional cost benefits while maximising performance.

mtu's technology doesn’t stop at engines. Driven by your engine’s data, mtu’s innovative digital solutions such as the ‘Go! Act’ and ‘Go! Manage’ apps transport your engine’s performance to your fingertips. With intelligent troubleshooting and proactive failure prevention, mtu’s digital platforms ensure your engine maintains superior performance.

Penske New Zealand supplies engines for a wide range of mining applications including:

  • Prime / Standby power generation
  • Mining dump trucks
  • Wheel loaders
  • Excavators and shovels
  • Drill rigs
  • Industrial drive units
  • High pressure air compression

Penske New Zealand also works closely with mine operators to repower existing machinery as an economically-sound alternative to the procurement of new machinery. Penske New Zealand’s expertise in repowers results in timely and straightforward conversions, while compact mtu engines generally fit easily within existing engine bays.

With comprehensive support from Penske New Zealand's extensive national network, customers receive the best of care ensuring their equipment is well maintained and continues to operate optimally for years to come.

Continually refined, mtu engine designs are well proven within mining applications delivering reliable, powerful solutions that make economic sense and maximise the uptime of the equipment that drives your business.


Our Mining Engine Brands

We are the sole distributor of mtu products and services in New Zealand. For over 100 years, mtu has been known for cutting edge innovation and technological leadership. mtu belongs to the Rolls-Royce Power Systems family of brands.

mtu Mining Engines

Among the mtu products we offer, we sell the leading diesel engine, the mtu Series 4000. First released in 1996, the common rail fuel injection was a decade ahead of its competitors, and still is. Specifically designed to have powerful, universally deployable and efficient engines, the mtu Series 4000 is suitable for a variety of mining and mine power solution needs.

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Mining team contact


Gareth McCabe

Off-Highway Sales