LKAB accelerates, expands green steel targets

LKAB accelerates, expands green steel targets

Firm compares ESG efforts to the technological leap made by the lunar landings

Sustainability

26 APRIL 2022
Sandvik and LKAB to trial electric equipment

Sandvik and LKAB to trial electric equipment

Companies will work together as part of a 12-project

Underground mining

13 DECEMBER 2021
LKAB extends Kiruna hoist deal with ABB

LKAB extends Kiruna hoist deal with ABB

ABB engineers, supported by ABB globally, have worked on site at Kiruna to increase hoist capacity

Operational Excellence

31 AUGUST 2021
SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall produce hydrogen-reduced sponge iron

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall produce hydrogen-reduced sponge iron

HYBRIT initiative's technological breakthrough captures around 90% of emissions

Plant

21 JUNE 2021
LKAB uses AI to analyse drill core data

LKAB uses AI to analyse drill core data

AI will be used to analyse boreholes in LKAB's deposits

Exploration

26 MAY 2021
LKAB implements Troax Belt Conveyor System

LKAB implements Troax Belt Conveyor System

Installation of the Belt Conveyor System started during spring 2021

Transport

21 MAY 2021
LKAB, Predge develop digital twin for belts

LKAB, Predge develop digital twin for belts

The time point of failure in the future is foreseen by the digital twin.

Transport

30 APRIL 2021
LKAB to trial heavier ore railway

LKAB to trial heavier ore railway

LKAB working with Bane Nor, Trafikverket on heavier transports

Transport

19 APRIL 2021
LKAB to include REEs in exploration results

LKAB to include REEs in exploration results

The company plans to process apatite into phosphorus and rare earth elements.

Plant

31 MARCH 2021
LKAB picks Konecranes for Sweden, Arctic Circle assets

LKAB picks Konecranes for Sweden, Arctic Circle assets

Service deal includes maintenance for 1,600 assets

Maintenance

26 FEBRUARY 2021
LKAB to trial battery-powered loaders at Kiruna

LKAB to trial battery-powered loaders at Kiruna

Using autonomous loaders means LKAB can load, haul and dump crude ore at night.

Fleet

19 FEBRUARY 2021
The technology behind LKAB's transformation

The technology behind LKAB's transformation

Company has a long-term strategy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045.

Innovation

27 JANUARY 2021