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Konecranes service for iron ore producer LKAB

Konecranes has won a multi-year Service contract with international mining and minerals group LKAB for the maintenance of some 1,600 assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle.

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The Finnish firm said that it won the deal thanks to its proven technology and ability to enhance customer safety and productivity, even under the most challenging of conditions.

 

LKAB’s mines in northern Sweden are remote and subject to harsh winter weather, with temperatures frequently below -20 degC. Inside its facilities, some of the equipment needing regular servicing sits more than 1 km underground in hard-to-reach places, and massive industrial doors cannot fail given the stable temperatures needed to ensure the successful iron ore production process. Precise planning, fail-safe technology and safety are paramount.

 

“Konecranes was already our supplier in Malmberget and, based on that work, we agreed to expand the scope to cover the entire company, including our subsidiaries,” said Johan Rotmalm, contract owner at LKAB.

 

“The multi-year agreement gives us the opportunity with Konecranes to plan a common long-term maintenance approach for the future, and we look forward to starting these next steps.”

 

Konecranes will service industrial doors and lifting equipment at LKAB’s sites in Kiruna and Svappavaara, above the Arctic Circle, as well as lifting equipment in Malmberget and Luleå. The contract also covers access to Konecranes’ leading digital tools for smarter service so LKAB can develop a maintenance plan that maximises production uptime.

Europe’s largest iron ore producer LKAB has picked Konecranes to provide maintenance services
Europe’s largest iron ore producer LKAB has picked Konecranes to provide maintenance services
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