ABB provides drive system for mining in Canada

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ABB provides drive systems for mining in Canada

abb won a US $28million contract from terrane metals to provide drive systems for its new mount Milligan copper and gold mine in northwest Canada

ABB's solutions will help mines optimize energy utilization and equipment reliability. The new mine is located 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George. The expected annual production of the mine is about 40000 metric tons of copper and 217000 ounces of gold per year

veli Matti reinikkala, director of ABB process automation branch, said: "ABB's unparalleled technical and industrial solutions, coupled with our strong practical experience, will significantly improve the mine production efficiency and the reliability of the mine production process. Our rich drive system can provide customers with world-class solutions, which is also the decisive factor for our company to win this important contract."

abb's scope of supply for this project the world's advanced fiber vanadium represented by carbon fiber and aramid fiber can be used as a stabilizer and enhancer in titanium alloys. Dimensional materials will usher in an important strategic development stage, including a 22mw gearless grinding drive system, including motor, transformer and E-House

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