Monthly Archives: November 2007

Celebration as Zinkgruvan marks 150 years

The Swedish zinc mine, Zinkgruvan, has plenty of reason to celebrate this year – 150 years of continuous production. Throughout its history, the mine has witnessed the transition from handheld drilling through to pneumatic and hydraulic mechanized excavation. But the festivities are not just paying tribute to its past; work to increase reserves, continued technological innovation and pioneering partnerships are all firmly part of its future.

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New life for Sasa

Profitability is being restored at the Sasa mine, one of the most important base metal mines in the Balkans, following new investment in modern equipment and a programme of dedicated service and maintenance. M&C investigates.

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