Boliden shuts down Tara production

Boliden shuts down Tara production

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

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
Flotation fix from forestry residue

Flotation fix from forestry residue

A mining, forestry industry research collaboration looks into the use of lignin in processing

Chemicals / Reagents

07 AUGUST 2019
Boliden's Aitik AI tests show promising results

Boliden's Aitik AI tests show promising results

Boliden wants to know whether artificial intelligence could optimise its processes

Innovation

30 JULY 2019
ABB digital system merges mine planning, operation

ABB digital system merges mine planning, operation

ABB's new management platform combines short interval control with closed-loop scheduling

Kevitsa receives Komatsu electric trucks

Kevitsa receives Komatsu electric trucks

Boliden received the trucks as part of its investment into a new fleet for Kevitsa and Aitik

Fleet

12 JULY 2019
5G radio network deployed at Kankberg

5G radio network deployed at Kankberg

Boliden, Ericsson and Telia deploy first 5G network using NR at an operational underground mine

Communications

05 JULY 2019