GE’s Power Conversion business today announced it is supplying Actom Industry Pty (Ltd) with its advanced electrical technology for winder equipment for separate mining projects in Zambia and South Africa. As a leader in the domain of electrical drive systems, Power Conversion’s solution for Actom features its tried-and-tested MV7000 variable speed drive coupled to an induction motor. Mining projects are often located in remote areas with harsh operational environments and call for exceptionally robust and dependable systems with very little routine maintenance requirements.
Actom and GE are collaborating on the supply of complete mine winder systems for expansion projects at the Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia and the Royal Bafokeng Platinum, Styldrift No. 1 Shaft 1 Project in South Africa.