Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    ABB asset condition monitoring software starts up at China coal mine

    February 24, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB announced that it was awarded the first contract in China for its ABB Ability Asset Vista Condition Monitoring. The company has installed the software to streamline maintenance, minimize costs and optimize capacity at the Shanyang coal mine in Heyang

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    Hydrogen Optimized moves to supply green hydrogen market with new facility

    February 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Collingwood-based Hydrogen Optimized has secured a new technology and manufacturing centre in Owen Sound, Ont., and within the Grey-Bruce Hydrogen Hub. The move is part of the company’s strategy towards becoming a global leader in large-scale green hydrogen production. The

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    Super-fast charging-enabled all-electric offroad haul truck hits the gravel

    January 4, 2021 by MEDATech

    As W.P. Kinsella once wrote, “build it and they will come.” That’s pretty much the story with the truck that MEDATech is building in collaboration with Tardif, a Western Star Dealer for the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, and super-fast

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    ABB plays key role in Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB has announced that it is providing electrification and automation knowledge and solutions in a pioneering mine of the future project, which aims to demonstrate zero carbon dioxide emissions and productivity increases of 50%. The company has provided electrification, connected

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    ABB launches ABB Ability Safety Plus for hoists

    November 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Global technology company ABB has launched ABB Ability Safety Plus for hoists, a suite of mine hoist safety products that brings the highest level of personnel and equipment safety available to the mining industry. The products include Safety Plus Hoist

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    ABB and Hydrogen Optimized sign MOU on green hydrogen production

    September 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ABB and Hydrogen Optimized have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development of large-scale green hydrogen production systems connected to the electrical grid, which would offer a clean, sustainable and financially feasible energy source. Hydrogen Optimized aims

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    ABB works with Anglo American on process automation, software solutions

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ABB has provided automation expertise and software solutions, licensing and training for Anglo American Technical Solutions (TS) in Johannesburg, a technical and analytical support centre for the global miner. ABB’s Ability system 800xA was installed at the site for continuous

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    HOISTING: ABB wins A$24M contract for Australia mine expansion

    August 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – ABB has won a A$24-million contract with Newmont to provide mine hoist systems towards an expansion at the major’s Tanami underground gold mine in the Northern Territory. ABB will design, supply, install and provide long-term service for the

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    AUTOMATION: Nexa joins forces with ABB on digital transformation

    July 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – Global technology company ABB is partnering with Nexa Resources, one of the world’s top zinc producers, to provide state-of-the-art industrial automation systems at Nexa’s existing and planned operations. The first step will include modernizing the company’s existing mining

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    COPPER: ABB, Zijin join forces in Serbia

    June 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SERBIA – Multinational ASEA Brown Boveri (ABB) and Zijin Mining, China’s top gold producer, entered into an agreement to install state-of-the-art, ring-geared mill drives and control systems at the Veliki Krivelj copper mine in Serbia. Located in the southern Bor District,

  • Feature

    ABB discusses the advantages of ventilation on demand

    May 1, 2020 by Jan Nyqvist and Michel Serres

    VoD can result in energy savings of up to 50%

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: ABB Canada, Argo Gold, Aurion, Calibre, Copper Lake, Genesis, Golden Predator, NorZinc, Osisko Gold, AME

    December 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

              ABB Canada has announced Eric Deschenes as country manager and head of electrification business effective Jan. 1, 2020. Eric joined the company in 2017 as executive vice-president of the electrification business. He is a professional