Alimak lifting Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion in Sweden

international-mining-logoAs we finish off the Nordic technology and mining features for IM November, news comes from technology provider Alimak Hek, which is carrying out work for Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion near Gällivare in northern Sweden. Alimak’s contract, which is part of the mining company’s SEK 6 billion investment, will provide seven rack and pinion-driven lifts for the operation. These will facilitate the maintenance and inspection of different applications such as crushing, grinding, flotation and de-watering. The first five lifts are in place and the following two will be installed at the two crushers in November. (more…)

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