Sweden's 'green' steel plant starts operations

Sweden's 'green' steel plant starts operations

The plant aims to replace coking coal with hydrogen.

Sustainability

01 SEPTEMBER 2020
 HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

The HYBRIT trials replaced the fuel oil traditionally used in the process with a bio-oil

Sustainability

05 AUGUST 2020
LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste

LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste

The apatite will be processed mainly into phosphorus mineral fertilisers and rare earth elements.

Innovation

29 MAY 2020
LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

Mine evacuated after one of the biggest quakes measured in Sweden.

Revealing hidden depths

Revealing hidden depths

LKAB is facing a mid-2020s deadline to plan the future of its Kiruna underground iron ore operation

Fleet

02 MARCH 2020
Do the right thing

Do the right thing

It is an interesting time to be talking to companies within the mining sector

Editor's comment

21 FEBRUARY 2020
Sandvik gives giant electric LHD a makeover

Sandvik gives giant electric LHD a makeover

Engineering group will deliver the upgraded LH625iE for field-testing at LKAB's Kiruna mine

Fleet

16 DECEMBER 2019
Further funding for fossil-free steel

Further funding for fossil-free steel

HYBRIT backed by owners and Swedish Energy Agency on road to fossil-free iron and steel production

Sustainability

07 OCTOBER 2019
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