ABB to work with Epiroc, Boliden on trolley-truck system

With a mutual mission to advance the Kristineberg mine in Sweden, owner Boliden has entered a joint venture with ABB and Epiroc to jointly develop an electric trolley-truck system to edge it toward fossil-free production. ABB officials said it will provide the electrical infrastructure design that draws on its Ability eMine electrification and digital portfolio, and the system will also…

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MINExpo news: Rolls-Royce, Flanders run hybrid

Even more news from the MINExpo show floor: Rolls-Royce has teamed with Flanders Electric to unveil a retrofit concept to hybridize haul trucks and reduce emissions by up to 30%. The design integrates mtu engines, batteries and hybrid control systems alongside drive train solutions from Flanders. The companies’ memorandum of understanding (MoU) announced during the show covers the development of…

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