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Swedish mining project tests mobile services 400m below ground

Tuesday 22 August 2017 | 14:52 CET | News
A group of Swedish companies has tested the latest wireless technology for remote control of mining equipment. The Pilot for Industrial Mobile Communication in Mining (PIMM) allows the operator of the equipment to remain above ground and control equipment 400m below the ground in the company Boliden's Kankberg mine. Participants in the project include Telia, Ericsson, Volvo CE, ABB, Wolfit, RISE SICS and LTU.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ABB
Countries: Sweden
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