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Renewed Contract with Boliden


Kiruna Wagon and Boliden have signed a new agreement for the maintenance of Boliden's Side Dumper wagon, Taimn091, which is used in Boliden’s copper shuttle between the Aitik mine and the Rönnskär smelter. The agreement is a milestone in the long-term collaboration between the companies. The new agreement is valid until May 31, 2024.

Renewed Contract with Boliden2022-01-04T16:32:19+00:00

Side Loader XL for Södra Cell Värö


During 2019 Kiruna Wagon is commissioned to streamline Södra Skogsägarna’s market pulp transports by increasing wagon loading and unloading productivity. The wagon that is developed in the project, Side Loader XL, is almost twice as long as its predecessor and has a high loading door that opens along the entire long side, providing maximum accessibility and safe loading and unloading with a clamp forklift.

Side Loader XL for Södra Cell Värö2021-08-08T12:44:28+00:00

IHHA conference in Narvik


In Junne 2019, Kiruna Wagon is Silver Sponsor for the International Heavy Haul STS Conference in Narvik, Norway. The theme of the conference is “Heavy Haul 4.0 – Achieving Breakthrough Performance Levels”. Two of Kiruna Wagon’s logistic systems are on display during the Technical Tour: the Bottom Dumper (BD) and the Helix Dumper (HD).  

IHHA conference in Narvik2021-08-08T12:43:43+00:00

Apparatus wagons for Trafikverket


In 2017, Kiruna Wagons builds custom made apparatus wagons for the Swedish Transport Administration. In the project an older wagon model is reconstructed with new suspension equipment and running gear, and lightweight materials in sandwich elements is chosen for the body in favour of a heavier welded construction.

Apparatus wagons for Trafikverket2021-07-20T13:58:20+00:00

The roots


Kiruna Wagon's co-owner Nybergs Melaniska Verkstad has a long and proud history of manufacturing machines and equipment for the mining industry. The first underground wagons were manufactured in the 1950s for the Swedish iron ore producer LKAB.

The roots2021-07-20T11:03:26+00:00

Uadk wagons for LKAB


In 2003, the Swedish mining company LKAB issues an invitation for a tender for the production of 110 freight wagons. K-Industrier wins the contract, with three Kiruna-based companies – Nybergs Mekaniska Verkstad, Rönnquist & Wettainen and KGS Mekaniska – acting as sub-suppliers.

Uadk wagons for LKAB2021-08-10T19:27:37+00:00

Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt visits


In 2008, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt visits Kiruna Wagon as part of a trade-focused visit to Norrbotten County. The Prime Minister's visit is an excellent opportunity for Kiruna Wagon to showcase our in-depth knowledge of heavy iron ore transports, which enables our products to compete internationally.

Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt visits2021-07-20T12:38:45+00:00

Sealed Side Dumpers for Boliden


In 2009, Kiruna Wagon signs an agreement with Boliden to manufacture 25 Side Dumpers for Boliden's copper ore transports from the Aitik mine to the smelter in Rönnskär. Kiruna Wagon works closely with SSAB during the development work to select optimal materials for the subarctic climate and minimise the tare weight.

Sealed Side Dumpers for Boliden2021-07-20T14:36:35+00:00

Winner of Swedish Steel Prize 2017


In 2017, Kiruna Wagon is awarded the Swedish Steel Prize for its wagon system Helix Dumper with the motivation: “...with its nearly doubled unloading rate, the Helix system is superior to all conventional solutions and solves many problems related to sticky aggregates. The investment cost for the terminal system is significantly lower. “

Winner of Swedish Steel Prize 20172021-07-20T13:22:39+00:00
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