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Halton Police investigate violent robbery in Burlington

Halton Regional Police are investigating a violent daytime robbery of a store in Burlington.Officers were called to the Rogers store on Appleby Line around 4 p.m. on Sept. 4.Police say two masked men entered the store. One of them had a handgun.The three employees and four customers inside the store were ordered to lay on the ground.One of the men broke into the store’s safe.A number of cellphones were also taken.At some point, one of the employees was hit in the head with the handgun.Police say they have only limited suspect descriptions:Two black men wearing hoodies, dark pants and running shoes read more

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ABB helping leading Polish coal miner PGG digitise automate and electrify

first_imgPolska Grupa Górnicza SA (PGG) is a leader in hard coal mining in the European Union, supplying 32 Mt of coal to customers annually. The company is systematically improving its production process and has recently established an office for innovation and implementation of new technologies. It is responsible for acquiring and implementing new technologies, both within the PGG Group and through cooperation with companies and scientific institutions. ABB will support this initiative with its experience in electrification, automation, and digitalisation for the mining industry. The company’s mines Ziemowit and Jankowice already use ABB’s winding machines, and some of the devices in the Marcel mine are powered by inverters manufactured in ABB’s plant in Aleksandrów Łódzki.The combination of the know-how of Polska Grupa Górnicza and the global experience and capabilities of ABB’s specialists expands the potential use for new solutions that will meet the needs of PGG and the larger mining industry. “ABB solutions help secure the reliable supply of inexpensive, high quality energy for mining customers by increasing efficiency and optimising the costs of hard coal production, as well as maintaining high standards of environmental protection and employee safety.”Paweł Łojszczyk, Managing Director of ABB in Poland stated: “We are working closely with our customer PGG on new ways digital technology can help improve their efficiency, worker safety, and capability to react to new market demands and conditions. Innovation is part of our company’s DNA, which is why we are eager to collaborate on the practical use of advanced technologies like those in our ABB Ability MineOptimize portfolio.”“For many decades, ABB has been known as a world-class supplier for turn-key electrification and automation solutions as well as for dedicated mining systems for hoists, gearless or ring-geared mill drives and material handling. Together with its customers andpartners, ABB looked at how mining operation and maintenance can be improved and what the next level of mining will look like. These collaborations triggered many innovative development activities for digital applications and services, that are now part of the ABB Ability MineOptimize portfolio. This truly integrated digital mining solution set includes applications and services for unmatched operation, maintenance, process and production optimisation.”ABB Ability MineOptimize digital applications are based on the ABB Ability automation and information management platforms. “Their proven standardised building blocks are horizontally and vertically connected and ensure the right people have the right information at the right time.”last_img read more

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