ABB showcased digital mining solutions at Euro Mine Expo 2018 in Sweden

ABB exhibit featured solutions for the future on mining that bring equipment, systems and people together. ABB Ability™ MineOptimize helps to optimize cost, minimize risk and improve efficiency for mine operators

VÄSTERÅS, SWEDEN, JUNE 19, 2018: ABB featured its comprehensive offering to improve mining operations at Euro Mine Expo 2018, an international trade fair and conference for the mining industry and associated industries. The biannual event was held June 12-14 in Skellefeå, in the northern part of Sweden.

Sweden is the largest producer and exporter of iron ore in Europe and is among the leading nations in the production of base and noble metals. It is also on the international cutting edge of research, energy efficiency, environmental awareness and industrial expertise in production technology.



ABB, together with other leading Swedish mining equipment suppliers, research institutes as well as universities, has a tradition of long term cooperation with Swedish mining companies such as Boliden and LKAB. With more than 100 years of process knowledge and a history of close cooperation with Swedish mining customers, ABB has developed a number of world’s firsts in mining technologies.

During the exhibition, ABB showcased its integrated offering for the mining industry, developed to help mining customers succeed in today’s digital world. ABB AbilityTM MineOptimize is a framework that encompasses engineering, systems, applications and services to help mining customers achieve the most efficient design, build and operation of any open-pit, underground, mineral processing or refining facility. With digitalization at its heart, ABB AbilityTM MineOptimize provides the ideal platform to fine tune new or existing processes to reach top performance levels.

ABB’s offerings to the mining industry also include:

    • Integrated automation and electrification solutions
    • Complete mine hoist solutions with SIL hoist monitor
    • Solutions for mineral processing and material handling
    • Mining care services
    • ABB AbilityTM Smart Ventilation
    • ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations for advanced services and process support

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. www.abb.com

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