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
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