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ABB to deliver hoists for new Kittilä shaft

Swiss engineering and manufacturing company ABB (SWX: ABBN) has won an order to supply US$11 million of mine shaft hoisting equipment to be installed in 2020-21 in a $186 million expansion of Europe’s largest gold mine.
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Artist's impression of the new mine shaft building at Agnico Eagle's Kittila gold mine

Staff reporter

Agnico Eagle's Kittilä mine in Finland's north is developing a 1km-deep shaft to access deeper gold ore and will use ABB hoist systems to fit out the production and personnel shaft. The Swiss giant is suppling a 2.5MW friction production hoist and 1.2MW single-drum personnel hoist.

ABB says it has has delivered more than 700 mine hoisting systems worldwide.

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