TECHNOLOGY

ABB, Boliden and LKAB trial underground blast robot

Mine operators Boliden and LKAB have worked with engineering multinational ABB to  successfully complete testing of the first-ever automated robot charging technology designed for underground mines.

Robot trial has been undertaken at Boliden Garpenberg

Robot trial has been undertaken at Boliden Garpenberg

The solution aims to enhance mine safety by automating the critical task of charging blasting holes with explosives, one of the few remaining manual processes in mining operations. The automated ABB...

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