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Bridges - Öresunds bridge - MagnaDense

Natural mineral unites countries via longest European bridge

13 februari 2020
LKAB Minerals supplied the two most significant Danish bridge projects with their heavy loose ballast material to support the bridge's stability. However, the use of the dense aggregate for these two projects was different for each bridge
Anhydrite floor screed polished floor solution

Gypsol liquid screed of choice in Hackney

31 januari 2020
This January, Gypsol Diamond was the screed of choice for a new build project, located in the Hackney region of London.
Bentonite protects water pipes

Bentonite protects water pipes

29 januari 2020
When the contamination of the ground and groundwater with petroleum was discovered, the ground engineering contractor NEKAB decided to use bentonite as a protective membrane.
Boston barrier construction

Stabilising Riverbeds with High Density Concrete

28 januari 2020
The riverbed of the River Witham requires stabilisation to reduce the amount of silt movement and other residues which settle, causing verges and holes. The answer is to construct the scour protection mattresses with MagnaDense High Density Concrete.
LKAB tailings pond apatite

New methods for recovering critical raw materials

13 januari 2020
The prestudy for LKAB's project, of which the aim is to industrialize a process whereby critical raw materials such as phosphorus and rare earth metals are recovered from mine waste, will now continue with an assessment and comparison of several possible production technologies and partners.
Pooring high density concrete

Counterweight for bascule bridge

9 januari 2020
More weight, less volume seems the most obvious reason to use MagnaDense concrete for a counterweight in a bridge because dimensions are often limited.
Wirral Bridge

Modern dock bridge replacement with MagnaDense ballast

16 december 2019
In April 2018, work completed on the Wirral Dock Bridge replacement.
Green road

Carbon dioxide-free asphalt could reduce Sweden’s emissions by one per cent

16 december 2019
Asphalt is traditionally heated using energy from fossil fuels, and asphalt handling accounts for one per cent of Sweden's carbon dioxide emissions.
Hillblock_Texel 2019 - photo courtesy of Hillblock/Marten Beton

Protecting the Netherlands

12 december 2019
To strengthen the dykes at the island of Texel, in the Northern part of the Netherlands, high density concrete blocks were installed along the coast.