The ABB delivery includes one friction type production hoist with 2.5 megawatt of motor power as well as a 1.2 megawatt single drum personnel hoist. These are the first hoists in the Kittilä gold mine. ABB will also deliver online remote support services for real-time hoist condition monitoring
. With ABB Ability, ABB will provide the best availability and expert support for the customer for this project.
“We're very glad to partake in this hoist project with the Kittilä mine.” “We've been planning the project together for several years in order to create the best technical solution possible”, said Mikael Ingo, Process Industries HUB BU Manager, North Europe, ABB.
The personnel and the production hoists will be installed and introduced at the Kittilä mine during 2020–2021.