Below you will find the latest news around LKAB Minerals
LKAB and Boliden collaborate to recycle mining waste and create circular products
The leading Swedish mining companies LKAB and Boliden have signed an agreement and will begin working together to investigate the possibility of extracting pyrite concentrate from mining waste at the Boliden Aitik mine, which LKAB will subsequently process into fossil-free sulphuric acid. The sulphuric acid will then be used in processes for extracting rare earth elements and phosphorus from LKAB’s mining waste.
18 November 2021
28% CO2 reduction using MagnaDense
Using MagnaDense in the construction of one part of the research facility ESS saved 1,100 tonnes of CO2 emissions for the building, reducing 28% compared to using standard aggregates.
16 November 2021
New soil conditioner helps boost soil health and improve yields with one application
An innovative new soil treatment available for the first time to UK farmers, promises to balance soil pH and supply essential sulphur to soils in one easy, cost-effective application.
15 November 2021
New technology for carbon dioxide-free asphalt is presented, but incentives are needed
The SMMART project has developed technology for carbon dioxide-free heating of asphalt where magnetite and microwaves play an important role. The goal is to develop a commercially viable method for carbon dioxide-free asphalt production.
20 October 2021
500 jobs created when LKAB extracts critical minerals from mining waste
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfvén's visit to Luleå today had the theme of new industrialisation and new green jobs in the north. Leif Boström, Senior Vice President, Business Area Special Products, disclosed that LKAB's investment in extracting phosphorus and rare earth elements will create more than 500 jobs.
19 October 2021