Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology — Mining Equipment, Parts ...
Our range of mechanical cutting equipment offers effective solutions for a wide range of underground mining and construction applications such as rapid-entry roadway development, demanding production settings without drilling and blasting, as well as boring of ore passes and ventilation shafts.
Sweden: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources
The mining sector of Sweden is likely to continue to play an important role in the country's economy. Global prominence as a leading iron ore producer is viable as iron production is expected to increase in the next 5 to 10 years to about 50 Mt/yr. Mining companies are looking at feasibility studies and exploration activities to exploit ...
Autonomous mining equipment - OEM Off-Highway
Caterpillar Inc. has fully autonomous mining truck fleets operating at two mines in Western Australia—an iron ore mine operated by BHP Billiton and one by Fortescue Metals Group. Fortescue has 45 Cat 793F CMD trucks running at its mine, which is currently the only fully autonomous commercially available machine Caterpillar currently offers.
Kiruna Iron Ore Mine - Mining Technology
With an ore body 4km long, 80m thick and reaching a depth of 2km, LKAB's Kiruna is the world's largest, most modern underground iron ore mine. Since mining began at the site over 100 years ago, Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) has produced over 950Mt of ore, yet only one third of the original ore body has been extracted.
Digging deep: mining equipment technology | E&T Magazine
In Western Australia, the Solomon iron ore mine operates a fleet of giant Caterpillar haulage trucks that move mineral-bearing rocks with minimal human intervention. The result has been productivity increases of up to 30 per cent, an increase in equipment utilisation, a decrease in equipment damage, and a removal of at least part of the ...
Learn more about Swedens mining industry - Mining by Sweden
Sweden is Europe's leading mining nation as it accounts for 91% of the continent's iron ore, as well as 9% of the copper and 24-39% of its lead, zinc, silver and gold. In 2014, Swedish ore production broke a new record for the fifth year in a row; the increase was 2% from the previous year, and production amounted to about 89.1 million tons.