Bombardier: "Did you know; our INTERFLO 150 solution has been installed on approx. 14 kilometres of track at a depth of 1,045 metres in the Kiruna Mine in Sweden. The systems is estimated to extract 35 million tons of iron ore per year" More facts:
INTERFLO 150 - KIRUNA MINE - Optimising the movement of iron ore
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With a body of iron ore that is four kilometres long, 80-100 metres thick and reaches a depth of more than two kilometres, the Kiruna mine located in the far north of Sweden has been in operation for over 100 years and is still producing magnetite iron ore vital to the Swedish export industry.
The operator of the mine, Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) has extracted more than a billion tons of magnetite iron ore from the Kiruna mine since 1899. It has recently been estimated that this is only half of the total reserves with ongoing exploration continuing to identify further resources at depth.
In 2010 Bombardier was selected to provide a driverless train control system, BOMBARDIER* INTERFLO* 150 as a sub-contractor to Midroc Electro who will deliver a fully automatic process control and train transportation system, including power distribution and...