Ingeteam

Low and Medium Voltage Frequency Converters for the Mining Industry

Underground Zinc Mine Hoist Case Study

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In February 2015, Ingeteam was awarded a contract by Zitrón for the electrical equipment for a mine hoist in Bolivia. The order comprised the main electrical package, including the main circuit breaker, rectifier transformer, frequencey converter, as well as related engineering and on-site services.

The end user is the Bolivian company 'Empresa Minera Colquiri', which owns and operates the zinc mine with the same name and where the new hoist (double-drum type) will be installed at a site altitude of 3,900m above sea level.

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