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
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