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1906, 2024

Summer greetings

June 19th, 2024|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon celebrates 20 years during 2024. It has been two decades of an uncompromising promise to our customers: to provide wagons of higher quality and sustainability, and with better transport efficiency than our competitors can offer.  Our journey could have ended many years ago. For example, if we had compromised on quality and only competed on low CAPEX. Or if we had delivered substandard maintenance, and at the [...]

2504, 2024

Kiruna Wagon delivers 100 new wagons for LKAB

April 25th, 2024|Categories: News, Press release|

Press release April 2024 Kiruna Wagon delivers 100 new wagons for LKAB Kiruna Wagon's oldest and largest customer, LKAB, has ordered 100 new F050 bottom dumping wagons for the transportation of iron ore products to the ports of Luleå and Narvik. So far, over 1100 units of the classic ore wagon have been produced. Kiruna Wagon was founded in 2004. In the same year, the first ore [...]

1302, 2024

Kiruna Wagon delivers new wagons to Södra Cell

February 13th, 2024|Categories: News, Press release|

Press release February 2024 Kiruna Wagon delivers new wagons to Södra Cell Kiruna Wagon has just delivered the first batch of wagons in a series of 22 units to Södra Cell's pulp mill in Värö, near Varberg. – We've been working closely with the customer to meet their expectations. We've been flexible and open to changes along the way, and it's great to now see the wagons [...]

2111, 2022

Kiruna Wagon signs agreement with LKAB for new production and refurbishment of ore wagons

November 21st, 2022|Categories: News, Press release|

Press release November 21, 2022 Kiruna Wagon signs agreement with LKAB for new production and refurbishment of ore wagons On the left, a wagon previously modified for transporting fine-grained material. On the right, wagon number 1000 of the approximately 1200 F050 pellet wagons in LKAB's wagon fleet. Kiruna Wagon has signed a contract with LKAB for the production of 100 new ore wagons and for the refurbishment and restoration [...]

2106, 2022

Kiruna Wagon in new collaboration with Egyptian Tahawy Rail

June 21st, 2022|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has signed agreement with Egyptian Tahawy Rail for development and licensed manufacturing of self-discharging Side Dumper wagons. Kiruna Wagon’s licensed partner in North Africa and Middle East, Tahawy Rail, has won the procurement from Egyptian National Railway (ENR) to deliver 300 self-discharging Side Dumper wagons. Whilst the side tipping technology in its basic principles is proven for Boliden for more than 10 years, the new self-discharge function [...]

2112, 2021

Kiruna Wagon signs maintenance agreement with Boliden

December 21st, 2021|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon and Boliden have signed a new agreement for the maintenance of Boliden's Side Dumper wagon, Taimn091. The agreement is a milestone in the long-term collaboration between the companies. Commenting on the agreement, Kiruna Wagon's Service and Maintenance Manager, Mattias Gustafsson, said: “We are proud of our partnership with Boliden and see the renewed agreement as proof that our long-term collaboration works well. We work with all of [...]

411, 2021

Maintenance as the link to efficient railway logistics

November 4th, 2021|Categories: News|

In the world of railway logistics, requirements are high regarding safety and quality. The price tag for transportation companies who want to meet the demands could therefore be expensive. But through preventive maintenance it is possible to decrease disruptions, while at the same time optimising the quality of rail wagons and reducing wear costs to a minimum. Those companies who succeed often work according to similar concepts. They have [...]

203, 2021

Serial production for Egyptian National Railways to commence

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News, Press release|

After completion of prototype development and testing, Kiruna Wagon is now ready to commence serial production of bottom doors for 76 grain wagons for Egyptian National Railways (ENR). The unloading design consists of a bottom-dumping solution with two doors on each side of the grain wagon. The two door pairs are opened individually, which makes it possible to empty the goods on either side at a time. In this [...]

2601, 2021

Side Loader XL – new video

January 26th, 2021|Categories: News|

Side Loader XL is an innovative freight wagon with fully opening sides for unrestricted and super-efficient loading and unloading by forklift or wheel loader. Operated safely by a remote control, the entire 20-metre-long side opens vertically into a revolutionary large loading door, without supporting columns or sliding doors. We are very proud of the wagon's superlight truss construction, which makes the long door light, flexible and yet sufficiently strong. [...]

1112, 2020

The TBU adapter is the modern alternative to bearing boxes

December 11th, 2020|Categories: News|

Simplified maintenance through modularisation and lower life-cycle costs are two cornerstones of Kiruna Wagon’s offering. Our proprietary TBU adapter is an example of products that reduce costs and increase the availability of railway wagons. TBU adapters offer an effective way to move from earlier bearings and bearing boxes to using modern, inexpensive and accessible TBUs that are mounted on the wheel axle and connect to the simple adapter. This [...]

2411, 2020

Now in service: Side Loader XL for Södra Cell Värö

November 24th, 2020|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon's new wagon, Side Loader XL, manufactured for market pulp producer Södra Cell Värö, lives up to its name. The entire 20-metre-long side opens vertically into a revolutionary large loading door that enables efficient loading of pallets or other cargo by wheel loader or forklift. High-strength steel and a lightweight truss construction enable the entire three-sectioned length of the wagon to be opened hydraulically. The durable, flexible material [...]

2804, 2020

Kiruna Wagon develops doors for grain wagons in Egypt

April 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon is currently developing and manufacturing prototype doors for bottom-dumping grain wagons for an Egyptian company. The prototype doors will be in operation on a wagon in Egypt before the summer and form part of an agreement where a large number of doors will be delivered following a successful evaluation period. In the assignment, Kiruna Wagon’s experience in demanding bottom-dumping systems for ore and blasted rock is combined [...]

1002, 2020

Future Infrastructure and Logistics Systems – the forum for sustainable transport in Arctic Europe

February 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon to exhibit at conference on infrastructure and logistics in the Barents on February 17–18, 2020. The conference takes place in Kiruna, Sweden and brings together major players in rail logistics in the Barents area: LKAB, Norrbottniabanan (The North Bothnia Line) and Port of Narvik. Also participating in the conference are the non-profit organisation Georange, North Sweden, North Norway and North Finland – European Offices and Barents Euro-Arctic [...]

312, 2019

Kiruna Wagon to produce wagons for Södra Cell Värö

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has been commissioned to streamline Södra Cell Värö's pulp transports by increasing wagon loading and unloading productivity. The order comprises twenty-two wagons for Södra Cell's pulp transports from the mill in Värö to the port in Varberg. Measuring twenty metres, the new wagon is almost twice as long as its predecessor and constitutes a productive solution, where the entire long side can be opened for maximum accessibility [...]

2706, 2019

Hybrid road-rail service wagon

June 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

Together with our co-owner NMV Group, Kiruna Wagon has built a service wagon for operation on both roads and rail tracks. The service wagon was commissioned by LKAB and is used for salvage work and track clean-up after derailments above and underground, among other things. A flexible construction makes it possible to operate the wagon both on roads and on rail tracks. The rail wheels are lowered through a [...]

706, 2019

Refurbishment of underground wagons for LKAB

June 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

LKAB’s fleet of 162 underground wagons is currently being refurbished and upgraded by Kiruna Wagon. The wagon fleet operates on the mine’s main haulage level, 1,365 metres below ground, in the Kiruna Iron Ore Mine, which is the world's largest and most modern underground iron ore mine. During the work, a new type of easy-to-use manual for inspection, service and service intervals will be developed by Kiruna Wagon in [...]

2405, 2019

Wagon bottom door refurbishment for Rana Gruber

May 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

4 years and 18 million tonnes of iron ore have passed since Kiruna Wagon delivered the first of 40 Bottom Dumper ore wagons to Rana Gruber in Norway. The time has now come to refurbish the wagon doors. Norwegian iron ore producer, Rana Gruber, operates the wagons on short, but intensive, transport distances of some 40 km from the mine in Ørtfjell to the concentration plant at the port [...]

1405, 2019

Kiruna Wagon silver sponsor for IHHA Conference 2019

May 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

As silver sponsor of the 2019 International Heavy Haul STS Conference in Narvik, two of Kiruna Wagon's wagon systems will be showcased live. The conference is hosted by the International Heavy Haul Association and Nordic Heavy Haul in Partnership with Bane NOR and Trafikverket at the Arctic University of Norway in Narvik. The programme, including the Technical Workshop and the Technical Tour, runs from June 10th to June 15th. [...]

2408, 2018

Kiruna Wagon’s Helix Dumpers in operation for Kaunis Iron

August 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

We are pleased to announce that following the restart of the Kaunisvaara iron ore mine, Helix Dumpers from Kiruna Wagon are back in operation on the Iron Ore Line. Kaunis Iron took over the mine near Kaunisvaara in Pajala municipality, previously held by Northland Resources, in 2017. The mining production commenced this summer and the first train with Helix Dumpers left the transhipping terminal in Pitkäjärvi in mid August, [...]

1206, 2018

Delivery of customised wagons to the Swedish Transport Administration and Euromaint

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A further four apparatus wagons have left Kiruna Wagon's workshop. Two wagons have been delivered to the Swedish Transport Administration and two to our new wagon customer Euromaint – the Nordic region’s leading independent supplier of maintenance services for the rail transport industry. In the project, an older wagon model has been redesigned with new suspension equipment and running gear to make it compatible with modern wheel axles, bearings [...]

504, 2018

Kiruna Wagon modernises wagons with Duplex Stainless Steel for LKAB

April 5th, 2018|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has been commissioned to refurbish 50 bottom dumpers for raw material transport between LKAB sites. “This project calls for a lot of customisation, since we’re renovating and reusing undercarriages from old UADK wagons and fitting them with new baskets,” says Pawel Karas, Project Manager at Kiruna Wagon. The new basket is developed by LKAB, based on experiences with the basket of ore wagon F050, and is a [...]

802, 2018

Successful collaboration with Tibnor

February 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon’s main partner in steel – Tibnor – is the leading Nordic supplier of steel and related processing services. Tibnor’s extensive product range, specialised processing services and experience of working with high-performance materials is an important factor in the success of Kiruna Wagon’s design work. In the video, Kiruna Wagon's Managing Director, Fredrik Kangas, and Joachim Eresjö, Product Specialist at Tibnor, talks about the collaboration. [...]

1710, 2017

Kiruna Wagon delivers wagons to the Swedish Transport Administration

October 17th, 2017|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has delivered two out of four custom made apparatus wagons to the Swedish Transport Administration. The three-axle apparatus wagons will be used for transport and storage of instruments that are used during work at substations along the track. In the project, Kiruna Wagon has reconstructed the Swedish Transport Administration’s older model of apparatus wagon with new suspension equipment and running gear, among other things, to make the [...]

1205, 2017

Swedish Steel Prize winners’ interview

May 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Video|

With a long drumroll followed by confetti, camera flashes and applause, Kiruna Wagon became the winner of the Swedish Steel Prize 2017. Take a look at what winning this momentous award means to the team at Kiruna Wagon and find out how they plan to celebrate.

1105, 2017

Kiruna Wagon wins Swedish Steel Prize 2017

May 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has been awarded the Swedish Steel Prize 2017 for the groundbreaking Helix Dumper wagon system, which offers a completely new technology for the unloading of fine-grained minerals. "Kiruna Wagon has been working with high-strength steel since the start in 2004 and we see ourselves as an ambassador for the technology. To one day win the Swedish Steel Prize has been a dream for us, and we are [...]

2804, 2017

Kiruna Wagon wins major order to build belt conveyor for LKAB

April 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Press release|

The belt conveyors to be replaced cover a distance of 170 metres and are included in the critical part of the Kiruna Mine’s process chain, called the "red line", which must be running around the clock for LKAB to reach its target of 37 million tonnes of finished ore products per year. "We chose Kiruna Wagon as a partner for this extensive and complex project because we have very [...]

804, 2017

Kiruna Wagon hosts Intermodel consortium meeting

April 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

On April 4th – 6th 2017, the Intermodel Project Consortium, consisting of 14 selected partners from 8 different countries, gathered for a meeting in Kiruna. The consortium consists of 14 selected partners from 8 different countries, who work together with the goal of promoting BIM (Building Information Modelling) as tomorrow’s way of designing railway terminals. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the work packages included in [...]

2703, 2017

Successful initial testing of HERMES Side Dumper system

March 27th, 2017|Categories: News|

The wagon and unloading station produced by Kiruna Wagon for ICL Iberia (Iberpotash) in the EU-funded HERMES project have undergone initial testing with excellent results. During the trials, the performance of the load carrier and unloading station was tested without the wagon’s undercarriage and bogie. Authentic trials of the complete wagon, loaded with Iberpotash salt commodity, will be carried out in April. The initial tests were very satisfying, said [...]

2312, 2016

Kiruna Wagon wins tender to build wagons for the Swedish Transport Administration

December 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has won the tender for the manufacture of two apparatus wagons for the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket). Kiruna Wagon will build the chassis and bodies for the wagons that will accommodate and transport electrical equipment, including a transformer. The wagons will have three solo axles and a modernised design that is adapted to the new electrical engineering solution. Kiruna Wagon was chosen for the assignment due to [...]

1612, 2016

New demo video featuring the award-winning Helix Dumper

December 16th, 2016|Categories: News, Video|

In our new demo video you can watch the Helix Dumper system unload iron ore fines at a discharge rate of 25,000 tonnes per hour. Filmed in November 2016, the video shows Helix Dumpers designed for a 30-tonne axle load. Each wagon holds approximately 98 tonnes and takes about 14 seconds to unload. Running in unbroken train sets, this gives a discharge rate of 25,000 tonnes per hour, which [...]

1112, 2016

Boliden renews service agreement with Kiruna Wagon

December 11th, 2016|Categories: News|

The new service agreement extends the previous agreement, initiated in 2010, and covers Boliden’s fleet of 47 Side Dumpers. "Since our first wagon order from Boliden in 2009, our relationship has strengthened and Boliden has developed from a client into a partner that is a great support in our continued product and service development work. We are happy to announce that we have continued confidence from Boliden by demonstrating [...]

512, 2016

Relining of Bottom Dumper for Rana Gruber

December 5th, 2016|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has won the procurement contract for relining when Rana Gruber now for the first time relines its wagon fleet since it was taken into production two years ago. Rana Gruber uses 40 Bottom Dumpers to transport primary sized crude ore, 0–300 mm in size and with a high quartz content, from the Kvannevann underground iron ore mine and satellite open pit deposits in the Ørtfjell area to [...]

709, 2016

Kiruna Wagon’s rail freight technology bound for Australia

September 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon’s Helix Dumper system has attracted interest overseas. During August the company reached agreement with Australian RCR Tomlinson on the principal terms of an exclusive licencing arrangement. Perth based RCR is a major player in engineering and infrastructure with approximately 3,000 employees in Australia and overseas. The company has a long history in the design and supply of technology and equipment for mines and railways and through the [...]

2908, 2016

HERMES project presentation video

August 29th, 2016|Categories: News, Video|

Kiruna Wagon is pleased to report that the HERMES project is progressing well. In our new video we explain the objectives of the HERMES project and Kiruna Wagon’s central role in designing the bulk wagon of the future. Hermes is a European research project coordinated by salt and potash producer ICL – Iberpotash in Spain and funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme. The project has a [...]

205, 2016

Project report on developing the future European wagon for dry bulk

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|

In the current phase of the EU-funded HERMES project, Kiruna Wagon is constructing a demonstrator wagon and unloading station for ICL Iberia's salt transports in Spain. The objective of the project is to bring European rail freight to an unprecedented level of reliability, flexibility and productivity. While rail freight transport has the advantage of being comparatively environmentally friendly, rail has lost much of the freight business to road transport [...]

2704, 2016

Kiruna Wagon’s Side Dumper praised by leader in rail logistics

April 27th, 2016|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon’s Side Dumper has been commended by Sweden’s largest rail freight and logistics company, Green Cargo. Green Cargo operates Boliden’s trains with Side Dumpers from Kiruna Wagon, from the Boliden Aitik mine in the north of Sweden to the Rönnskär copper smelter by the Bothnian Bay. Mats Hellsten, Operate Account Manager at Green Cargo, said: “We are extremely happy with the Side Dumper and its performance. It is [...]

902, 2016

Kiruna Wagon to deliver additional ore wagons to Boliden

February 9th, 2016|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has been awarded a contract by Boliden to deliver 14 additional ore wagons. Since 2009, Kiruna Wagon has manufactured and delivered 33 Side Dumpers to Boliden and the new contract represents a continued vote of confidence from the mining company. The high carrying capacity and the tightly sealed body of Kiruna Wagon’s Side Dumper make it the most energy-efficient and environmentally friendly transport option for Boliden’s fine-grained [...]

802, 2016

New product video presenting our Side Dumper

February 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Video|

Our new product video features the Side Dumper – a wagon designed for sealed transport of hazardous and/or highly refined ore products. Kiruna Wagon's proven Side Dumper can discharge both left and right and be loaded from both sides. The unloading station is extremely simple which gives a good overall economy, especially if goods are unloaded at more than one location. The calculated lifetime of the wagon is 30 [...]

1005, 2015

Kiruna Wagon, SSAB and LTU collaborate in EU project

May 10th, 2015|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has been selected to develop Europe's next generation of bulk wagons in an international project that is part of the EU's major investment in a competitive European industry, Horizon 2020. Also participating from Sweden are SSAB and the Division of Mechanics of Solid Materials at Luleå University of Technology, with particular focus on Solid Mechanics. The goal of the project, which is carried out as a collaboration [...]

605, 2015

The 40th Bottom Dumper wagon delivered to Rana Gruber

May 6th, 2015|Categories: News|

The 40th and final Bottom Dumper wagon has been delivered to Norwegian iron ore producer Rana Gruber. The first wagon marked Alfa was delivered in January 2014, and today we delivered the last wagon marked Omega. "We are very happy with this project and our Bottom Dumper wagon. It is a robust and proven solution that we have managed to produce with really low tare weight and good flexibility [...]

3001, 2015

Collaboration with university brings Side Dumper to the next level

January 30th, 2015|Categories: News|

The final-year Sirius project course conducted at Kiruna Wagon in collaboration with Luleå University of Technology (LTU) has been completed with great success. The project resulted in technological advances that will greatly benefit our second-generation Side Dumper. Through the help of LTU’s technically skilled and creative students we have managed to reduce the weight of the Side Dumper and improve its opening mechanism. In addition, the number of components [...]

812, 2014

Boliden extends maintenance contract with Kiruna Wagon

December 8th, 2014|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has signed an extension of the existing contract with Boliden for the maintenance of its fleet of 32 Side Dumpers. Kiruna Wagon has since 2010 managed the maintenance for Boliden and we continue to develop wagon maintenance as a strong feature of our own portfolio, demonstrating to the market that the most modern wagon technology, in combination with the most modern maintenance philosophy, delivers the lowest cost [...]

1010, 2014

LKAB extends wagon order with Kiruna Wagon

October 10th, 2014|Categories: News|

LKAB has signed an agreement with Kiruna Wagon to purchase an additional 21 underground wagons for the Kiruna Mine's new main level. The new order is an extension of a previous order for 121 wagons, which was signed in 2010. "It is of major importance to us that we have been trusted to deliver to the world’s most modern mining company. The wagon project is an important long-term project [...]

1303, 2014

Type approval for FAMMRR121

March 13th, 2014|Categories: News|

Type approval has been granted on schedule for FAMMRR121manufactured for Northland Resources. The wagon, which is of the Helix Dumper type, has been in traffic since 2013 on a temporary permit and has now been given its permanent approval by the Swedish Transport Administration for operation on Swedish railways, and by Norwegian Jernbaneverket for operation on railways in Norway. The type approval means that the Helix Dumper system is [...]

2401, 2014

Kiruna Wagon delivers first wagon to Rana Gruber

January 24th, 2014|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has delivered the first of 40 Bottom Dumpers to Norwegian mining company Rana Gruber AS. The wagon was presented at a delivery ceremony in Mo i Rana, which was attended, among others, by Lisbeth Berg-Hansen who is a Nordland representative to the Norwegian Parliament. To mark the occasion, the wagon was decorated with a symbolic text which conveyed that Rana Gruber, through the purchase of Kiruna Wagon’s [...]

2305, 2013

Kiruna Wagon signs export agreement to Norway

May 23rd, 2013|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has been chosen to produce 40 ore wagons for Norwegian mining company Rana Gruber AS. The contract was signed on May 23, at the Meyergården in Mo i Rana, Norway. "That we have reached beyond the borders of Sweden is a milestone for us, and we are very proud to continue working with leading mining companies that have the highest standards of modern ore logistics," saids Fredrik [...]

409, 2012

Celebration to mark 1000 wagons delivered to LKAB

September 4th, 2012|Categories: News|

A milestone was passed today with the delivery of the 1000th ore wagon F050 to LKAB, in the major industrial project that began in June 2004. LKAB's ore wagon F050 is constructed and built in Sweden. Kockums Industries in Malmö manufactures the frame, braking systems and assembles the bogies, while the basket and hatch are manufactured by Kiruna Wagon, which also carries out the final assembly of the wagon [...]

1204, 2012

Kiruna Wagon signs wagon order with Northland Resources

April 12th, 2012|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has signed an order for 150 iron ore wagons with international mining company Northland Resources. The wagons are scheduled for delivery between January 1, 2013 and May 5, 2014. “With this order we consolidate our position as a top supplier to modern mining companies that demand cost-effective ore transport solutions of world-class,” said Fredrik Kangas, Operations Manager at Kiruna Wagon. The wagons, which load approximately 98 tonnes, [...]

1112, 2010

Kiruna Wagon to produce underground wagons for LKAB

December 11th, 2010|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has received an order to produce 121 iron ore wagons for LKAB's new main level, located on 1,365 meters below ground. The wagons will be produced between 2011–2015 and means another long-term project for Kiruna Wagon. When completed, the fleet is expected to transport more than 30 million tonnes crude ore annually, from the ore passes to the crushing plant and hoisting station. "Choosing Kiruna Wagon as [...]

1709, 2010

Kiruna Wagon welcomes Sweden’s Minister for Trade

September 17th, 2010|Categories: News|

Sweden's Minister for Trade, Mrs. Ewa Björling, has visited Nybergs Mekaniska Verkstad and Kiruna Wagon in Kiruna. The special focus of the Minister’s trip to Kiruna was Sweden-Norway trade relations but during her visit to Kiruna Wagon the consortium’s broader international focus was also discussed. The Minister for Trade, Mrs. Ewa Björling, asserted her firm commitment to facilitating Swedish companies’ trade on the international market. Minister Ewa Björling was [...]

1105, 2010

Extended production of pellets wagon F050 for LKAB

May 11th, 2010|Categories: News|

LKAB will increase its order for 760 pellets wagon F050 with an additional 74 wagons – meaning another complete set of trains. Behind the order is a growing transportation need, as LKAB continues to work towards the goal of delivering 37 million tonnes of finished products per year. For Kiruna Wagon the wagon order means a continued series production of pellets wagon F050 until spring 2011. Pellets wagon [...]

1005, 2010

Production report: Concentrate Wagon SA 36 for Boliden

May 10th, 2010|Categories: News|

We are now almost halfway through the serial production of 25 Concentrate Cagons SA 36 destined for Boliden. The production line for Concentrate Wagon SA is made up of 15 stations assigned to the manufacturing of frame, basket, bogie, roof, hatch and brake system. The welding work on this project is carried out according to the requirements of SS EN 15085-CP C2. After final assembly has been completed on [...]

2403, 2009

Kiruna Wagon builds copper concentrate wagons for Boliden

March 24th, 2009|Categories: News, Press release|

Kiruna Wagon has signed an agreement with Boliden for the manufacturing of 25 concentrate wagons. The wagon will be a closed, environmentally safe solution with a carrying capacity of 73 tonnes. When Boliden's Aitik Mine increases the production of copper concentrate, the new transport volume will reach levels of about 375,000 tonnes per year, which is equal to 1,075 tonnes per day. Kiruna Wagon’s assigment is to develop a [...]

1101, 2009

Ore wagon F050 nominated for Swedish Steel Prize

January 11th, 2009|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon's ore wagon F050 is nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize 2008. SSAB annually awards the Swedish Steel Prize, often called "The Nobel Prize of Steel", to companies, institutions, organisations and individuals who open new paths towards development and improvement. Among the nominees for the 2008 award is Kiruna Wagon and ore wagon F050, manufactured for LKAB. The Swedish Steel Prize nomination motivation: "More slender but stronger wagons [...]

1101, 2009

Kiruna Wagon introduces new graphic profile

January 11th, 2009|Categories: News|

Kiruna Wagon has introduced a new graphic profile. The graphic profile is inspired by the iron ore's path through history and its significance in the present. The core elements of the new logotype are two stylised iron ore wagons. One wagon is blue, representing the subarctic light of our local region, the other wagon is brown, representing the wagon's protecting coat of oxide. Both the railroad and the iron [...]

111, 2007

Kiruna Wagon invests in high-capacity welding robot

November 1st, 2007|Categories: News|

The new welding robot from IGM is one of the largest in Europe. It has a 4x4x10 metre working area and capacity for weights up to 20 tonnes. The investment of just over SEK 9 million will further reinforce Kiruna Wagon’s position as a supplier of the most cost-efficient products for transporting iron ore. By taking advantage of the quality enhancement effects offered by the robot welder, Kiruna Wagon [...]




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