Swedish OEM, miner create rock-reinforcement solution

Swedish OEM, miner create rock-reinforcement solution

Epiroc, LKAB have developed a pumpable resin system for rock bolting

SUM to test smart, autonomous BEVs by 2020

SUM to test smart, autonomous BEVs by 2020

The Sustainable Underground Mining project is focusing on autonomous, smart and carbon-free vehicles...

LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB is testing heavier rail axle loads on the Kiruna-Narvik section of its freight line

Transport

22 FEBRUARY 2019
Sustainable underground mining project ready for kick-off

Sustainable underground mining project ready for kick-off

The Sustainable Underground Mining initiative is getting ready to test new mining methods in Sweden

Technology / innovation

03 JANUARY 2019
LKAB in flight on hunt for orebodies

LKAB in flight on hunt for orebodies

Swedish miner recently took to the skies in a survey system-equipped helicopter for a research study...

Exploration

18 DECEMBER 2018
The emerging third dimension

The emerging third dimension

From spare parts to training to design visualisations, the use of 3DP technology is building

Innovation

03 DECEMBER 2018
New Swedish partnership aims to set world standard for sustainable mining

New Swedish partnership aims to set world standard for sustainable mining

LKAB, Epiroc, ABB, Combitech and Volvo have joined forces in a partnership

Sustainability

27 JUNE 2018
Moving a city for a mine

Moving a city for a mine

The expansion of Kiruna mine is forcing the Swedish city to relocate

Logistics

18 DECEMBER 2017
ContiTech services Kiruna mine

ContiTech services Kiruna mine

ContiTech is taking an unusual service approach at LKAB's Kiruna mine

Base metals

12 OCTOBER 2017
ABB modernises Kiruna hoists

ABB modernises Kiruna hoists

ABB has won another order from LKAB to upgrade five mine hoists at Kiruna

Fleet

07 JUNE 2017
Atlas Copco to lead SIMS

Atlas Copco to lead SIMS

Atlas Copco has been named coordinator of the consortium on Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems

Sustainability

15 DECEMBER 2016
ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB has won an order from LKAB, to modernise its B3 mine hoist at its Kiruna mine in Sweden

Fleet

10 NOVEMBER 2016