ABB signs three-year service agreement with Codelco

Copper producer Codelco (Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile) has signed a three-year service agreement with ABB to maintain and optimise the installed gearless mill drive system and related equipment at its Andina mine in northern Chile.

The order, booked in March 2012, will keep systems running smoothly, helping to optimise production at the mine.

The agreement includes lifecycle management, scheduled maintenance services and remote diagnostics services.