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Boliden to automate copper mine trucks

Massive electric trucks will be upgraded with Komatsu tech Metal Tech News – October 27, 2021

 

Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:16pm

Boliden Komatsu autonomous equipment FrontRunner haulage system Aitik mine

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Swedish mining company Boliden has ordered FrontRunner autonomous haulage systems for 11 of the 290-metric-ton Komatsu electric drive trucks at its Aitik copper mine.

Looking to get the most out of its 53-year-old Aitik copper-gold-silver mine, European mining giant Boliden has ordered Komatsu's FrontRunner autonomous haulage system for 11 ultra-class 930E-5 electric drive haul trucks at the open-pit operation in northern Sweden.

While Aitik continues to steadily produce more than 200 million pounds of copper, 100,000 ounces of gold, and 1.1 million oz of si...



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