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Boliden Aitik - Boliden

The world's most efficient open-pit copper mine. Aitik, just south of Gällivare in northern Sweden, is Sweden's largest open-pit coppermine. Ore is mined here around the clock from chalcopyrite that contains copper, gold and silver. The work in Aitik is done by some of the biggest machines in the world. They include rock dumpers weighing 570 ...

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Swedish ore mines - SGU

Aitik, just south of Gällivare in northern Sweden, is Sweden's largest open-pit coppermine. Photo: Boliden Mineral AB. Swedish ore mines. Sweden has a history of mining and metal refining stretching back more than a thousand years. Today, Sweden is one of the EU's leading ore and metal producers.

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Mines in Sweden - SGU

Mines in Sweden. Today there are 12 mines in production in Sweden, all of them are metal mines.

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Falun Mine - Wikipedia

Falun Mine (Swedish: Falu Gruva) was a mine in Falun, Sweden, that operated for a millennium from the 10th century to 1992. It produced as much as two thirds of Europe's copper needs and helped fund many of Sweden's wars in the 17th century. Technological developments at the mine had a profound influence on mining globally for two centuries. The mine is now a museum and in 2001 was designated a UNESCO world heritage site.

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Owerviev from Aitik open pit mine in north sweden - YouTube

Jul 18, 2010 · Aitik is an open pit copper mine Located near Gällivare, northern Sweden Owerviev from Aitik Mine 13/6 2010 with P&H 4100A CAT 793D CAT 980H Komatsu PC5500 V...

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A New Era of Exploitation? Mining Sami Lands in Sweden ...

In the middle of a pit is a reindeer, oblivious to the rich deposits of iron ore in the bedrock underneath. In this remote corner of Sweden above the Arctic Circle, a battle line has been drawn over the proposed Kallak iron mine, pitting environmentalists and the region’s Indigenous population–the Sami, who number around 20,000 in Sweden ...

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Mines - Boliden

Boliden's mines are situated in Sweden, Finland and Ireland. Mining & concentrating – how it works Ore body geometry determines whether mining takes place underground or in an open pit.

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Boliden Copper Mine, Aitik, Sweden - Mining Technology ...

Jan 12, 2021 · Located near Gallivare, northern Sweden, the low-grade Aitik copper deposit was discovered in the early 1930s. Bulk-mining technology made exploitation feasible in the 1960s and mining at Europe’s first large, low-grade open pit copper mine

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Driving electric transformation at Boliden | ABB

ABB has designed, delivered and commissioned an effective electrical infrastructure to power several mine trucks at Boliden AB’s Aitik mine, Sweden's largest open-pit copper mine. This comes at a time when the uptake of electric vehicles has been progressing steadily, with more companies opting to reduce carbon emissions by switching to ...

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Mines - Boliden

Boliden's mines are situated in Sweden, Finland and Ireland. Mining & concentrating – how it works Ore body geometry determines whether mining takes place underground or in an open pit.

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Owerviev from Aitik open pit mine in north sweden - YouTube

Jul 18, 2010 · Aitik is an open pit copper mine Located near Gällivare, northern Sweden Owerviev from Aitik Mine 13/6 2010 with P&H 4100A CAT 793D CAT 980H Komatsu PC5500 V...

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Leveäniemi Mine, Svappavaara, Kiruna, Norrbotten County ...

Leveäniemi Mine, Svappavaara, Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden : An iron open-pit mine active 1964-83.

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Kiruna, Sweden: the mining town that is moving east at a ...

Dec 28, 2018 · Closing the pit isn’t an option: “the world’s biggest and most modern underground iron ore mine”, according to a company spokesman, it is also Kiruna’s largest employer, directly ...

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Sweden’s ground zero for the EU’s strategic materials plan ...

NORRA KÄRR, Sweden — If the European Commission’s new action plan on raw materials is to succeed, then the woods, pastures and farms that make up this 10-square-kilometer piece of central Sweden may have to go. The plan, published in September, calls for more mining

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A New Era of Exploitation? Mining Sami Lands in Sweden ...

In the middle of a pit is a reindeer, oblivious to the rich deposits of iron ore in the bedrock underneath. In this remote corner of Sweden above the Arctic Circle, a battle line has been drawn over the proposed Kallak iron mine, pitting environmentalists and the region’s Indigenous population–the Sami, who number around 20,000 in Sweden ...

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Kristineberg Mine, Malå, Västerbotten County, Sweden

Kristineberg Mine, Malå, Västerbotten County, Sweden : The deposit is situated in a wide zone of sericitized and chloritized supracrustals, originally quartz and feldspar rich acid volcanics. The ore zone strikes E-W and the dip varies between 45° and ...

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Top 10 deep open-pit mines - mining-technology

Aitik open pit mine located about 60km north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Sweden is currently 430m deep. The open pit is expected to reach a final depth of 600m. Aitik is the largest copper mine in Sweden. The mine also produces silver and gold. The Aitik mine was discovered in 1930. The open pit mine is owned and operated by Boliden.

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Swedish Copper Mine Converting Monster Trucks To Run On ...

Mar 12, 2018 · Located far up near the northern tip of Sweden is the Aitik mine, the largest open pit copper mine in the country. There, enormous Caterpillar 795F mining

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Mining - LKAB

Open-pit mining. Ore is extracted from LKAB's surface mines by means of bench mining. The method is based on mining the ore in descending levels through drilling and blasting. The thickness of the slabs, known as the bench height, is 15 metres, and the slabs are worked downwards.

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The Audacious, Complicated Plan to Move a Swedish Mining ...

Sep 05, 2017 · When LKAB started the mine in the late 19th century, it was an open pit. Eventually, ore near the surface was exhausted, and the company shifted to underground mining. The longer it

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Reindeer herds in danger as Australia's mining boom comes ...

Jan 01, 2014 · The town of Kiruna in far north Sweden is home to the largest underground iron mine in the world. Piles of mined earth dwarf the town and smoke churning from the processing plant at the mine

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Telia to make Boliden's Aitik open pit copper mine 5G ...

Telia in Sweden says it will build and manage a dedicated local 5G-ready mobile network for mining company Boliden at Aitik, one of the world’s most efficient open-pit copper mines, located in the north of Sweden. Over time, the new mobile network will be used to monitor and control machines in mining

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Mine-trucks in northern Sweden go electric | The ...

For Boliden, a giant in mining operations in Scandinavia the answer is to be proactive in development of new low-emission mining technologies. A pilot demonstration project is now under way at Aitik, Sweden’s largest open pit copper mine outside Gällivare.

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Sweden’s ground zero for the EU’s strategic materials plan ...

NORRA KÄRR, Sweden — If the European Commission’s new action plan on raw materials is to succeed, then the woods, pastures and farms that make up this 10-square-kilometer piece of central Sweden may have to go. The plan, published in September, calls for more mining

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Swedish Copper Mine Converting Monster Trucks To Run On ...

Mar 12, 2018 · Located far up near the northern tip of Sweden is the Aitik mine, the largest open pit copper mine in the country. There, enormous Caterpillar 795F mining

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OPERATION FOCUS – Sweden Aitik automation

Aitik is the largest open-pit copper mine in Europe and a world mining industry benchmark in mine efficiency. Output after the overhaul is set to rise from 43 t to 55 t/man-hour of work, Boliden says. As a result, the company can mine even lower-grade ore, allowing it to raise the mine

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Estonia & Sweden Oil Shale Deposits | Map, Geology, Resources

The Ordovician kukersite deposits of Estonia have been known since the 1700s. However, active exploration only began as a result of fuel shortages brought on by World War I. Full-scale mining began in 1918. Oil-shale production in that year was 17,000 tons by open-pit mining, and by 1940, the annual production reached 1.7 million tons.

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The Audacious, Complicated Plan to Move a Swedish Mining ...

Sep 05, 2017 · When LKAB started the mine in the late 19th century, it was an open pit. Eventually, ore near the surface was exhausted, and the company shifted to underground mining. The longer it

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aitik copper mine sweden in pit crusher and conveyors

aitik copper mine sweden in pit crusher and conveyors Construction Waste Crusher Construction waste refers to the construction, construction units or individuals to construct, lay or demolish all kinds of buildings, structures and pipe networks, etc., and generate the spoil, spoil, waste, residual mud and other wastes generated during the ...

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Top 10 deep open-pit mines - mining-technology

Aitik open pit mine located about 60km north of the Arctic Circle in Northern Sweden is currently 430m deep. The open pit is expected to reach a final depth of 600m. Aitik is the largest copper mine in Sweden. The mine also produces silver and gold. The Aitik mine was discovered in 1930. The open pit mine is owned and operated by Boliden.

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Reindeer herds in danger as Australia's mining boom comes ...

Jan 01, 2014 · The town of Kiruna in far north Sweden is home to the largest underground iron mine in the world. Piles of mined earth dwarf the town and smoke churning from the processing plant at the mine

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Kevitsa mine, a poly-metallic open pit mine in Lapland ...

Kevitsa mine is a poly-metallic open-pit mine located in Lapland in northern Finland, approximately 140km north of the Arctic Circle. Kevitsa mine is currently owned and operated by Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden. The mine was originally developed by First Quantum Minerals, a company based in Canada, and has been in production 2012.

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Mining the Boreal North | American Scientist

Open-pit iron mines proposed for Sámi territory in the ore-rich landscape near Kiruna, Sweden, continue to be justified by similar logic. The Kiruna region contains the largest underground iron ore mine in the world; 90 percent of all iron ore mined in Europe comes from here.

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology — Mining Equipment ...

AutoMine® for Trucks turns Sandvik’s intelligent mining trucks into unmanned robots that just keep running. Now including new functions such as OptiMine® connectivity, upgraded Access Control System for greater flexibility, and the ability to extend the truck fleet’s autonomous production cycles from underground to surface tipping; they are safer, more efficient with a lower cost per ton.

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Autonomous mining trucks and equipment – connected Pit ...

Jul 26, 2018 · This project was done together with Swedish mining company, Boliden AB. They have eight mines, and one of them is Aitik, an open pit mine located in the north of Sweden. It is the largest open pit mine in Europe, and would cover most of Stockholm city with an active excavation area of three square kilometres.

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