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
Widefind reveals its tunnel vision

Widefind reveals its tunnel vision

In future mines, knowledge about whereabouts and movements of people and assets will be imperative.

Innovation

04 NOVEMBER 2020
Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract

Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract

Extension covers mill and chute lining, maintenance and wear parts recycling.

Plant

23 OCTOBER 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
Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Equipment for mine totals over US$11M

Fleet

22 OCTOBER 2020
Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Previously the equipment for the Glencore unit has come from multiple suppliers.

Fleet

22 OCTOBER 2020
Sandvik to acquire CGTech

Sandvik to acquire CGTech

CGTech has developed the VERICUT machining simulation and optimisation solution.

Investment

22 OCTOBER 2020
Sandvik to establish new business area, list alloys ops

Sandvik to establish new business area, list alloys ops

Company turning two successful ops into standalone business area and listed entity, respectively.

Investment

19 OCTOBER 2020
Sandvik to sell Exploration business

Sandvik to sell Exploration business

Exploration business is currently booked under the Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology operations.

Supply chain management

13 OCTOBER 2020
Swedish Mining Innovation reveals award shortlist

Swedish Mining Innovation reveals award shortlist

Two of the nominees have innovations that help to map and assess deposits in a more efficient way.

Technology / innovation

09 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
Jama launches battery-powered scaling machine

Jama launches battery-powered scaling machine

The SBU 8000E's electric engine is powered by a battery manufactured by Northvolt.

Fleet

02 OCTOBER 2020