Agnico Eagle Finland Oy’s Kittilä gold mine in northern Finland has engaged Nokia – working with cellular operator Telia and its companion Digita – to ship a 5G SA personal wi-fi community to help superior Business 4.0 use circumstances to speed up digital transformation on the mine.
The Kittilä mine is the biggest main gold producer in Europe and is situated 900km north of Helsinki and 150km north of the Arctic circle within the Lapland area. The mine achieved industrial manufacturing on 1 Might 2009, turning into Agnico Eagle’s first mine to open exterior of Canada.
Since open-pit mining was accomplished in 2012, Kittilä has been an underground-only operation. It has a projected finish to operations of 2034, and in 2020 produced 208,125 ounces of gold. It’s on monitor to supply 250,000 ounces in 2021 and present gold reserves are calculated at 4,067,000 ounces.
The Nokia 5G SA community will help each above- and below-ground operations, reaching depths of as much as 1km. It is going to cowl a tunnel system to attach individuals, tools, sensors, units and autos, profiting from the low-latency capabilities of 5G. Nokia says the Kittilä mine will profit from real-time information processing on the