ABB develops trolly-truck system for mining
ABB has entered into a collaboration with Epiroc and Boliden, a mining equipment manufacturer and mining company from Sweden. The trio is working to develop and demonstrate a trolley truck system on a test track at the Kristineberg mine in northern Sweden.
Northvolt delivers largest order to date to Epiroc
Northvolt has delivered its most significant order of battery systems to Epiroc. The mining company will integrate the Li-ion cells into its mid-sized drilling family. The order represents the first commercial roll-out of Northvolt’s latest generation of the battery system, the Swedes said.
Epiroc electrifies underground mining vehicles
The Swedish company Epiroc has introduced the second generation of their electrified vehicles for underground mining. The vehicles were developed in cooperation with Northvolt and ABB and include a 42-tonne truck, a 14 tonne and an 18-tonne loader, and a series of drills.