Bentonite; a key mineral for a variety of applications
4 augustus 2020
Here at LKAB Minerals, we process and trade a multitude of different minerals for a wide range of applications. The role of industrial minerals in day-to-day life is not common knowledge, so through a series of articles, we will highlight the key minerals utilised in essential applications.
Learning in lockdown
7 juli 2020
“When all events and customer meetings were cancelled, digital events helped LKAB Minerals to continue to educate and update the industry”, explains Adele Redhead, Marketing & Communications Manager.
Production ramp-up in the Kiruna mine
30 juni 2020
"Although we are mining less ore in total, for the time being, we have no restrictions to deliver contracted MagnaDense volumes," says Roger Johansson, Vice President Magnetite.
Managing hydrostatic pressure with heavy ballast
25 juni 2020
You can solve the need to deal with pressure caused by hydrostatic uplift using heavy ballast. This is a proven concept for tunnels, underground railways and train stations, as well as underwater ramps and other constructions below groundwater level.
Myths about heavy ballast
24 juni 2020
As high density ballast is not a commonly used solution, not everyone is experienced with this way of working. And we all know that the unknown might seem intimidating. However, we believe that with the right support, you will embrace this solution. In this article, we discuss the myths or challenges that surround dense ballast.