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LKAB: Tests for heavier Transports on the Ore Railway

Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration), together with LKAB and Bane Nor, is conducting tests on the Swedish and Norwegian sections of the Ore Railway to enable heavier transports in future. Therefore, the axle load for ore cars is being increased from 30 tonnes to 31 tonnes.

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HYBRIT: SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall building unique Pilot Project in Luleå for large-scale Hydrogen Storage investing a Quarter of a Billion Swedish Kronor

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have commenced building a rock cavern storage facility for fossil-free hydrogen gas on a pilot scale next to HYBRIT’s pilot facility for direct reduction in Luleå, North of Sweden. This is an important step in the development of a fossil-free value chain for fossil-free steel. The investment cost of just over SEK 250 million (about 24 M €) is divided equally across the holding companies and the Swedish Energy Agency, which provides support via Industriklivet.

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LKAB’s Exploration Results confirm Potential for Production of phosphorus Mineral Fertiliser and Rare Earth Elements

After having dramatically ramped up exploration activities, LKAB can now present the positive result: significant phosphorus mineral resources. “With a circular business model, we have the potential to supply European farmers with fossil-free and cadmium-free phosphorus mineral fertiliser, and the cleantech industry with rare earth elements” says Leif Boström, Senior Vice President Business Area Special Products, LKAB.

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HYBRIT: SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to establish the World’s first Production Plant for fossil-free Sponge Iron in Gällivare

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are now taking a new, decisive leap forward in their work to make fossil-free steel for the global market. Industrialization of the technology being developed through HYBRIT will start in Gällivare, northern Sweden, where the world’s first production plant for fossil-free sponge iron – from feedstock to steel – is being planned.

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HYBRIT: SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall to start up the world’s first pilot plant for fossil-free steel

Today, SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are taking a decisive step toward fossil-free steelmaking with the start-up of HYBRIT’s globally unique pilot plant for the production of fossil-free sponge iron. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven started up the plant together with Isabella Lövin, Minister for Environment and Climate and Deputy Prime Minister, Martin Lindqvist, President and CEO of SSAB, Jan Moström, President and CEO of LKAB and Magnus Hall, President and CEO of Vattenfall. SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall aim to create a complete value chain for fossil-free steel.

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LKAB produces Apatite from Mine Waste in a new Pilot Plant

LKAB is developing technology to recycle mine waste to produce phosphorus mineral fertilisers, rare earth elements (REEs), fluorine and gypsum, in a project called ReeMAP. The first step is to use the mine waste to produce an apatite concentrate, something LKAB is now doing in their pilot plant.

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The Kiruna Move in Sweden continues

On Thursday 31 August the fifth of a total of eight heritage buildings will be moved to its new location – the foot of Luossavaara Mountain. Now, it's time for the so-called Ingenjörsvillan to be moved.

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Relocation in Malmberget in Sweden to continue Mining

One of Sweden's biggest urban relocation projects is now under way. Today the first building in the second phase will be loaded for transport by trailer along a seven-kilometre route. The building weighs 180 tonnes, about as much as 100 large passenger vehicles, and is 22 m long, 10 m wide and 11 m tall.

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LKAB Minerals MagnaDense selected for Mexican Gas Pipeline

  • Sur De Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline is an 800 kilometre project which begins offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, at the border near Brownsville, Texas and ends in Tuxpan, Mexico.
  • Shawcor Ltd. will coat the pipeline with a high density concrete (concrete weight coating) containing MagnaDense to ensure optimal anti-buoyancy an seabed stability.
  • LKAB Minerals will supply MagnaDense (made from magnetite, an iron ore product) to Shawcor’s pipe coating facility in Altamira, Mexico.
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New President of LKAB Berg & Betong

As of 1 February 2017, Björn Koorem will be President of LKAB Berg & Betong AB, a subsidiary group wholly own by LKAB. Among other things, the group provides contracting services in rock reinforcement and drifting, produces and delivers concrete and blasting agents, processes and hauls waste rock and minerals, and provides engineering, construction and maintenance services for LKAB and external customers.

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