Boliden restarts production at Kevitsa after fire

Boliden restarts production at Kevitsa after fire

Concentrate production at Kevitsa back up to 90% of capacity.

Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher

Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher

Fire put out and no injuries sustained but production suspended 'until further notice'

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

The technology helps firms to measure post-blast results.

Swemin starts blockchain pilot

Swemin starts blockchain pilot

A metal's 'dirty' carbon past could taint a 'clean' EV's green credentials.

Innovation

13 MAY 2020
Boliden enters five-year explosives deal

Boliden enters five-year explosives deal

Deal continues a cooperation between Boliden and Forcit that began in 2011

Boliden shuts down Tara production

Boliden shuts down Tara production

Europe's largest zinc mine to shut down for at least a fortnight

Covid-19

30 MARCH 2020
Modular Mining installs systems at Kevitsa

Modular Mining installs systems at Kevitsa

Modular Mining has installed its DISPATCH, ProVision and MineCare systems at Boliden's Kevitsa mine

Cat trolley assist commercially launched

Cat trolley assist commercially launched

Caterpillar has introduced a trolley assist system for Cat electric drive mining trucks

Fleet

13 FEBRUARY 2020
Norrbottens Bergteknik taking in next-gen Epiroc SmartROC D65 rigs

Norrbottens Bergteknik taking in next-gen Epiroc SmartROC D65 rigs

Drilling contractor is one of the first companies to put the new-gen units to work

Fleet

15 JANUARY 2020
The Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador

First exports from Fruta del Norte

Lundin Gold has reported the first export of gold concentrate and doré bars from Fruta del Norte

Transport

13 DECEMBER 2019
Boliden doubles down on electrification

Boliden doubles down on electrification

Swedish miner adds to electric trolley line at Aitik, introduces same tech to Kevitsa

Fleet

24 OCTOBER 2019
Like 'GPS' for underground mine vehicles

Like 'GPS' for underground mine vehicles

Mobilaris has called its new product release "disruptive" to the underground mining industry

Technology / innovation

26 AUGUST 2019