Zhengzhou, China

[email protected]

News Center

Here, we will provide you with fresh corporate dynamics, industry information, and market focus, allowing you to grasp the dynamics of the mining machinery industry at any time, grasp the forefront of the market, and grasp the opportunities for entrepreneurship!

  1. Home
  2. Kiruna Iron Mine

Kiruna Iron Mine

Kiruna Iron Mine

With an ore body 4kmlong 80mthick and reaching a depth of 2km LKABs Kiruna is the worlds largest most modern underground iron ore mine located in northern Sweden Since mining began at the iron ore operation more than 100 years ago LuossavaaraKiirunavaara AB LKAB produced over 950Mt of ore yet only onethird of the original ore body has been extracted

Get Price

Chat with a live

Let’s chat with our live experts to get aanswer your questions.

LIVE CHAT

Do not hesitate
Send us a message

  • Kiruna Iron Ore Mine Sweden Mining Technology Mining

    Kiruna Iron Ore Mine Sweden Mining Technology Mining

    With an ore body 4kmlong 80mthick and reaching a depth of 2km LKABs Kiruna is the worlds largest most modern underground iron ore mine located in northern Sweden Since mining began at the iron ore operation more than 100 years ago LuossavaaraKiirunavaara AB LKAB produced over 950Mt of ore yet only onethird of the original ore body has been extracted

    Read More
  • Kiruna Iron Mine NASA

    Kiruna Iron Mine NASA

    Kiruna the largest underground iron ore mine in the world has been in operation since 1900 But recent years have brought change for the residents of the nearby town In coming decade the 23000 people and their homes and businesses will move three kilometers nearly two miles away

    Read More
  • Kiruna Iron Ore Mine Wikimapia

    Kiruna Iron Ore Mine Wikimapia

    Kiruna Mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine of the world The Kiruna orebody was formed at around 1600Ma ago following intense volcanic activity Ironrich solutions precipitated the iron on to a syenite porphyry footwall Then the ore bed was covered by further volcanic deposits quartz porphyry and sedimetary rocks

    Read More
  • Kiruna The Sinking Mine Town of Swedens Lapland

    Kiruna The Sinking Mine Town of Swedens Lapland

    Dec 14 2015 Kiruna is sinking literally Swedens northernmost town located in Swedish Lapland a remote area with a harsh climate within the Arctic Circle came to be because of the rich iron ore being mined nearby The same mine that brought the people and the town and the money is what is now causing the town to sink

    Read More
  • Kiruna Sweden suffers one of its strongest earthquakes at

    Kiruna Sweden suffers one of its strongest earthquakes at

    May 18 2020 Sweden has recorded its biggest ever earthquake caused by mining in the Arctic The quake measured magnitude 41 and forced the Kiruna mine which is more than 100 years old to be closed until further notice

    Read More
  • Kiruna the town being moved 3km east so it doesnt fall

    Kiruna the town being moved 3km east so it doesnt fall

    Oct 22 2014 Founded in 1900 by the stateowned LuossavaaraKiirunavaara mining company LK Kiruna has grown rich off the vast seam of iron ore that lurks below the

    Read More
  • Visit Kiruna Best of Kiruna Tourism Expedia Travel Guide

    Visit Kiruna Best of Kiruna Tourism Expedia Travel Guide

    Learn about Kirunas important ironore mining industry at the LKAB IronOre Mine Take a tour underground to see how ironore is transferred from the earth to the harbor and view powerful mining equipment Visit the Tourist Office to learn about the towns plan to relocate over the course of 20 years

    Read More
  • Kiruna mine tour Kiruna Routes North

    Kiruna mine tour Kiruna Routes North

    Dec 17 2014 For a deeper understanding of Kirunas problems and we mean much deeper its worth joining a guided tour down into the worlds biggest iron ore mine which is expanding beneath the city and causing great cracks in the earth The mountain called Kiirunavaara has been exploited by miners for more than a century but the vast seam of iron ore running beneath it is still thought to be the biggest

    Read More
  • The ore is running short in Kiruna mine

    The ore is running short in Kiruna mine

    Aug 03 2019 The state mining giant which has broken ore in Kiruna since 1900 describes the socalled ore body in the area as a disc that slopes obliquely into the bedrock Since the 1960s mining has subsided underground before that the ore was broken in the open air Today the mining is taking place at the thousandmeter level

    Read More
  • Nathalie Brandes The Geology and Mining Operations of

    Nathalie Brandes The Geology and Mining Operations of

    The mine is located in Norrbotten County in northern Sweden Smith et al 2013 at the city of Kiruna which was founded in 1900 as a result of the mining operations in the area Sievertsson 2012 The Kiruna District includes several Karelian 2520 Ga and Svecofennian 19188 Ga metavolcanics and metasediments Smith et al 2009

    Read More
  • LKAB to Reopen Mertainen Iron Ore Mine in Sweden

    LKAB to Reopen Mertainen Iron Ore Mine in Sweden

    Feb 22 2021 LKABs plan is to reopen the Mertainen mine near Svappavaara in Lapland in Sweden about 30 km southeast of the town of Kiruna to produce more iron

    Read More
  • The magnetiteapatite ore of the Kiruna district

    The magnetiteapatite ore of the Kiruna district

    Therefore Kiruna is the world largest underground mine The geological situation at Kiruna The Kiruna ore is situated of the Fennoscandian shield and occur in a midProterozoic continental setting It is underlined by Archaen granitic gneiss and Lower Proterozoic greenstone basement The greenstone basement

    Read More
  • LKAB to reopen mothballed mine for growing ironore

    LKAB to reopen mothballed mine for growing ironore

    LKAB plans to reopen the Mertainen mine which was mothballed in 2016 amid a change in the market situation in the autumn 2021 the company said The primary goal of the mines reopening is to meet the increased demand for iron ore products in Europe and to build up a stock of iron ore for its pelletizing plants in Kiruna and Svappavaara

    Read More
  • Visit Kiruna Mine in Kiruna Expedia

    Visit Kiruna Mine in Kiruna Expedia

    Learn about the history of ironore mining and its importance to Kirunas economy See fascinating exhibits focused on mining as well as examples of the real life technology used in the mining process The LKAB IronOre Mine is built on the worlds largest underground ironore deposit Established more than a century ago LKAB or

    Read More
  • LKABs Visitor Centre Kiruna 2021 All You Need to Know

    LKABs Visitor Centre Kiruna 2021 All You Need to Know

    Excellent insight into iron ore mining Kiruna is iron and this was a great way to learn about mining iron ore and how it is affecting the local community both in the benefits and effects on the town

    Read More
  • The moving of the Swedish mining city Kiruna Chartable

    The moving of the Swedish mining city Kiruna Chartable

    Sep 17 2020 It inspired me to make a map and tell the story about Kiruna and the mine Kirunavaara is the largest underground iron ore mine in the world located in the very north of Sweden The mine was founded by the stateowned company LKAB short for LoussavaaraKirunavaara Aktiebolag together with the city of Kiruna in the late 1800s

    Read More
  • Guided tours to LKABs Visitor Centre 187 Kiruna Lappland

    Guided tours to LKABs Visitor Centre 187 Kiruna Lappland

    The mine in Kiruna is the worlds largest underground ironore mine It is a fascinating operation where the ore is mined far below the surface using remotely operated machines and driverless trains

    Read More
  • Instead of Being Swallowed by a Mine This Arctic Town is

    Instead of Being Swallowed by a Mine This Arctic Town is

    May 28 2015 In 2004 LKAB informed Kiruna that to continue mining iron ore they would need to dig the mine at a 60 degree slope directly under the town putting nearly 3000 homes and public buildings at

    Read More
  • Moving costs history and identity in Kiruna Sweden

    Moving costs history and identity in Kiruna Sweden

    Oct 21 2020 Since the iron ore deposits extend beneath the settlement the continued mining undertaken by LKAB has been causing subsidence and has had a drastic impact on urban planning in Kiruna In 1990 the state designated the entire town as a heritage site of national interest and the town council concluded that it would never be economically viable

    Read More
  • Iron Mines in Michigan NASA

    Iron Mines in Michigan NASA

    Kiruna Iron Mine The largest underground iron ore mine in the world has been in operation since 1900 Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing Image Mining Perus Cerro de Pasco The citys economic engine is also a worrisome source of pollution Image of the Day Land Human Presence Subscribe to our newsletters

    Read More
  • Show Mines of Sweden LKAB InfoMine Kiruna

    Show Mines of Sweden LKAB InfoMine Kiruna

    The ore seam at Kiruna is 4km long 80120m thick and reaches a depth of 2km Kiruna Mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine of the world The Kiruna orebody was formed at around 1600Ma ago following intense volcanic activity Ironrich solutions precipitated the iron on to a syenite porphyry footwall

    Read More
  • Mining LKAB

    Mining LKAB

    The mining operation produces several million tonnes of crude ore each year which is converted into steel which builds prosperity Every day 365 days a year iron ore equivalent to around six Eiffel Towers in terms of the amount of steel is mined in LKABs mines The mining takes place in the underground mines in Kiruna and Malmberget and at the Gruvberget and Leve niemi surface mines

    Read More