ABB has launched ABB Ability eMine, a portfolio of solutions that will help accelerate the move towards a zero-carbon mine.
ABB also unveiled ABB Ability eMine FastCharge, designed to interface with all makes of electric mining haul trucks.
eMine comprises a portfolio of electrification technologies which makes the all-electric mine possible from mine to port and is integrated with digital applications and services to monitor and optimise energy usage. From 2022, it will include new ABB Ability eMine FastCharge which provides high-power electric charging for haul trucks and is currently in pilot phase.
It also incorporates the ABB Ability eMine Trolley System which can reduce diesel consumption by up to 90%, significantly lowering energy costs and environmental impact.