Overcoming hydrostatic pressure in Central London
17 februari 2020
During 2017, LKAB Minerals supplied 400 tonnes of MagnaDense to the Kilburn project in North West London for a residential and commercial construction project, replacing five old buildings with new.
Samuel Beckett bridge swivels due to MagnaDense
13 februari 2020
The cable-stayed Samuel Beckett bridge in Dublin has a unique design with heavy concrete in both pivot and bridge deck to maintain the right balance. For boats to pass, the bridge swivels open balancing on a pivot placed out of the centre.
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
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.
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.
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.