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
ABB wins Kiruna hoist order

ABB wins Kiruna hoist order

ABB has won an order from LKAB to supply a new mine hoist to its mine in Kiruna

Equipment

15 AUGUST 2014

I2Mine meets

The I2Mine project has been running for a year and the annual meetings of the management committee, advisory...

Equipment

28 NOVEMBER 2012

LKAB uses Volvo equipment

LKAB uses Volvo Construction Equipment machinery to support the excavation of its iron ore pits worldwide...

Equipment

03 SEPTEMBER 2012

LKAB recruits ABB to upgrade Kiruna hoists

ABB has bagged a US$32 million order to revamp four mine hoists for LKABs new main haulage level in its...

Equipment

25 APRIL 2012
ABB wins Swedish upgrade order

ABB wins Swedish upgrade order

ABB has won a US$32 million order to revamp four mine hoists for LKABs new main haulage level in its...

Equipment

03 APRIL 2012
The future mine

The future mine

Automation systems on Load Haul Dumpers (LHDs) are being used in more mines, with greater multiple fleets,and...

Equipment

08 SEPTEMBER 2010