Canadian Mining Journal


ABB Inc. - Mining System & Automation Technologies Division


  • News

    GRINDING: ABB commissions six gearless mill drives at Cobre Panama

    October 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Commercial production of copper now underway at large open pit Cobre Panama mine. Technology leader ABB has deployed six ABB gearless mill drives at the Cobre Panama copper mine, which is located 120 km west of Panama City.

  • News

    SOFTWARE: ABB launches digital real-time mine integration

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – The new ABB Ability operations management system (OMS) maximizes co-ordination between weekly production plans and dynamic situations in the mine to improve efficiency, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Developed in collaboration with Boliden and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, Ability

  • News

    NEW TECHNOLOGY: ABB launches digital portfolio to create the world’s most efficient mines

    March 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – With digitalization at its heart, ABB Ability MineOptimize connects all electrification, automation and digital offerings to optimize all stages in the lifecycle – from design and build to operation and service – of any open pit or underground mine and minerals

  • News

    SERVICE: ABB’s Ability collaborative operations centre delivers digital performance

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – ABB’s new Ability™ collaborative operations centre will connect systems, software and services used by customers with ABB personnel to leverage the industry and informational expertise of both customers and ABB for higher overall operational efficiency. This approach leverages ABB’s

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Falco secures hoists for Horne 5 project

    April 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Falco Resources has signed a contract with ABB Canada to supply the hoisting system for the Horne 5 gold-copper project in Rouyn-Noranda. The contract includes engineering, procurement, supply, performance services, and installation. Three hoists will be installed.

  • News

    POTASH: ABB wins turnkey automation order for Legacy project

    August 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN –  From its Canadian headquarters in Montreal, ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, says it has won an order to supply a state-of-the-art automation solution for K+S Potash Canada’s greenfield potash…

  • Feature

    Sweden: A country full of world class equipment makers

    August 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A country full of world-class equipment makers