LKAB chooses IFS' EAM for zero-carbon mining

LKAB chooses IFS' EAM for zero-carbon mining

Move to IFS's cloud-based EAM comes as LKAB is launching a new application platform.

Operational Excellence

14 JANUARY 2021
ABB to automate LKAB's sustainable mine project

ABB to automate LKAB's sustainable mine project

ABB committing a team to the project that features experts in digitalisation and research.

Sustainability

17 DECEMBER 2020
LKAB plots path towards carbon-free future

LKAB plots path towards carbon-free future

The company plans to invest a total of nearly US$47 billion on its transformation strategy

Sustainability

24 NOVEMBER 2020
'REFLUX' flotation cell project to be commercialised

'REFLUX' flotation cell project to be commercialised

RFC uses a new internal design to achieve higher throughputs

Innovation

19 NOVEMBER 2020
Nitrogen removal pilot succeeds at LKAB's Kiruna

Nitrogen removal pilot succeeds at LKAB's Kiruna

NITREM reduces the amount of nitrate in leachate from mining.

Chemicals / Reagents

11 NOVEMBER 2020
LKAB, Talga partner on Vittangi graphite mine

LKAB, Talga partner on Vittangi graphite mine

Talga plans to establish a European supply of emission anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Development

04 NOVEMBER 2020
Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project

Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project

Robotic dog to be used for investigating a damaged area of the Kiruna mine.

Innovation

23 OCTOBER 2020
Sweden grants US$2.5M for 'green' steel plant

Sweden grants US$2.5M for 'green' steel plant

HYBRIT plans to start building a full-scale demonstration plant in 2023.

Sustainability

05 OCTOBER 2020
LKAB plans tailings recycling centre

LKAB plans tailings recycling centre

The company's "ReeMAP" tailings recycling technology is currently being piloted.

Operational Excellence

28 SEPTEMBER 2020
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