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ABB, Boliden closing the mining CO2 loop

ABB motors made with Boliden low-carbon and recycled copper will lower the carbon footprint of future electric mines Metal Tech News - December 14, 2022

 

Last updated 12/20/2022 at 9:12am

A mining truck loaded with rock being helped up a slope with an overhead trolly.

Boliden

An ABB eMine Trolley System uses electricity to assist loaded trucks up a slope, which saves fuel and lowers CO2 emissions.

To lower the carbon footprint of its electric motors and other products that play a major role in allowing mining and many other sectors of the global economy to then lower their carbon footprint further, ABB is building a strategic partnership with Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden for low-carbon copper.

Copper is a vital material for manufacturing the electrical equipment that is pl...



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