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Oil drilling platform

High density MagnaDense supports cost-control

17 juni 2015
The global trend in offshore oil & gas industry is cost cutting, and in some cases postponing projects, as a result of low oil prices.
chalkboard with magnet paint

Corrosion resistance, fire retardancy and magnetism in coatings

5 mei 2015
At the European Coatings Show our displayed minerals MicaFort, UltraCarb and MagniF as functional fillers for industrial coatings gained loads of interest.
Pouring concrete for a radiation shielding project

Heavy concrete replaces rock anchoring

4 mei 2015
Using heavy concrete with MagnaDense, instead of using rock anchoring, meant a shorter construction time and lower cost.
Different grades of MinSand foundry sand

Small beads, big impact

4 augustus 2014
The synthetic, spherical sand ‘MinSand’ is used to improve the standard mould material for cores and moulds and is a cost-effective alternative to zircon sand.
MagnaDense nurad radition shielding block

Modular radiation shielding blocks

7 juli 2014
514 high density modular concrete blocks mounted together to form the accelerator research facility FREIA at Uppsala University
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LKAB receives award for best sustainability report

4 juni 2014
LKAB’s annual and sustainability report has been named Sweden’s best among the country’s biggest companies. FAR, the professional institute for authorized public accountants, approved public accountants, and other professionals in the accountancy sector in Sweden, presented LKAB with the award at a seminar in Stockholm Tuesday 3rd of June.
Wave power ballast

Innovation Award for seabed foundation

5 maart 2014
McLaughlin & Harvey presented with an innovation award for a concrete seabed anchor solution using MagnaDense; was acknowledged at this years RenewableUK Wave & Tidal event.
Illustration new Lund Hospital

Building of the Year award

8 januari 2014
With a light and patient friendly design the Radiation Oncology Unit in Lund used MagnaDense to create thinner walls, and is nominated as a "Construction of the year"
LKAB Minerals logotype

Minelco changes name and becomes LKAB Minerals

1 juli 2013
With the ambition to build one strong brand covering the global iron & steel and industrial minerals industries, Minelco is aligning itself under the LKAB brand as LKAB Minerals. LKAB Minerals (Minelco) was formed out of LKAB’s special products business and incorporated in 1989.