After LKAB’s Malmberget iron ore mine installed Metso’s impact cradles and belt cleaners, the plant was able to extend belt life as well as significantly cut down on roller change-outs, reduce material spillage and improve safety.
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Swedish mining equipment maker Epiroc AB is aiming to electrify all its underground machines within five years.
Order intake improved significantly across all business areas - Sandvik
The indirect consequences of the closure are difficult to assess as Rusal is the only aluminium smelter in Sweden.
Atlas Copco’s shares fell 9 percent at 1149 GMT, dragging Nordic industrial peers such as Sandvik and SKF lower, and also hitting German vacuum gear rival Pfeiffer Vacuum.
Many nations around the world have been focussing on improving their environmental practices.
Being home to Europe’s biggest rock collection has finally come in handy for Sweden
The mine of the future is carbon-dioxide-free, digitized and autonomous.
The RR441 provides excellent bearing life, simplification of the bearing system, improvements in air flow and wear protection in soft rock applications.
The fully automated underground section of the mine is scheduled for commissioning in late 2018.
Erris Resources was granted a new 100% owned gold exploration permit, Enåsen no.5, which is located in central Sweden.
Automated mining technologies require governments and the mining industry to consider how efficiency gains will change local mining communities.
Sandvik said on Friday it was buying the French software company from private equity firm Astorg Partners.
Its shares are still up more than 10 percent in 2018, outperforming a flat European industrial sector index.
A Canadian company called Leading Edge Materials Corp. is preparing to revive operations.
Gungnir's drill campaign would begin in the second quarter of 2018 with 20 diamond drill holes testing six target areas over a strike length of more than 8 km.
Swedish court has ruled that local miner Boliden won’t have to pay over $12 million (100 million Swedish crowns) in compensation for health problems allegedly caused by toxic waste it dumped in northern Chile.
Sweden will step up efforts to find precious minerals such as cobalt and lithium, key battery components that are in demand among makers of EVs.
3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file and Sandvik wants to use it for scale production.
The fortunes of a lagging coal industry were not helped by the actions of a Swedish power plant last week.
After successful joint R&D efforts between Atlas Copco and Hecla Mining Company, the first order of Mobile Miner 40V was recently received. The machine will be delivered to the Lucky Friday mine in Idaho, USA.
The Swedish firm is fine-tuning details for a group split that will see its mining, infrastructure and natural resources business trade as a new company in 2018.
Atlas Copco has signed a letter of intent with the defense and security company Saab and its subsidiary, the technology consultancy Combitech.
Measure is part of a broader plan to restore profitability at the division, which saw adjusted operating profit fell by 37% in the second quarter of this year.
Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.