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
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 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
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 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
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
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
ContiTech services Kiruna mine

ContiTech services Kiruna mine

ContiTech is taking an unusual service approach at LKAB's Kiruna mine

Base metals

12 OCTOBER 2017
ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB has won an order from LKAB, to modernise its B3 mine hoist at its Kiruna mine in Sweden

Fleet

10 NOVEMBER 2016
Volvo paver adapts to life at Kiruna

Volvo paver adapts to life at Kiruna

A Volvo paver has been adapted to suit conditions 1.5km below ground at LKAB's Kiruna iron ore mine in...

Logistics

27 FEBRUARY 2015