MINING 4.0 -seminar

Time: Thu 24 May 2018, 12:30-15:15PM
Venue: Seminartent AJOS, Ouluhall

MINING DAY – Mining 4.0 -seminar highlights the elements and possibilities of industry 4.0 in mining. At its best – and as initially defined - it will bring a new revolution to the mining sector increasing safety and productivity and also resulting in more efficient energy consumption.

From early automation to future mining scenarios; from bottlenecks in production to intelligent data gathering and analytics with proven results in productivity; also fine-tuned and optimized logistics of raw material with advanced solutions for predictive maintenance. Mining 4.0 –seminar showcases the strong innovation culture in high-tech niche engineering in the Nordic mining industry. One of the keys to future successes is the increased interaction and cooperation across the borders in Northern most Europe opening up for new possibilities for the mining sector regionally and globally. 

Warm Welcome!


12.30 Welcoming words
Anders Ahnlid, Ambassador of Sweden to Finland

12.40 Industry 4.0 in Mining – the Value Chain and Enablers
Christer Pihlgren, Head of Digital Business Development Industry Division, ÅF Industry AB

13.00 Transport Chain As Part Of Energy Efficient And Environmentally Friendly Mining Logistics
Tero Kosonen, Sales and Marketing Manager, VR Transpoint Oy

13.15 Solutions For Predictive Maintenance In Rail Transport Of Iron Ore – Swedish Innovative Ecosystem
Erik Hagenrud, Global Business Developer, IUC Norr/Business Sweden

13.30 Sustainable Mining for the Future
Åsa Sundqvist, Senior Vice President Technical and Process Development LKAB

13.45 Productive Mining Machines with Occupational Health and Safety in Focus
Anders Norberg, Market Manager, Jama Mining Machines AB

14.00 Positioning systems - Multisectoral Industry 4.0 Solutions
Andreas Ericson, CEO, Mobilaris Industrial Solutions AB

14.15 Boltopt - A Collaboration Between Boliden And Epiroc
Patrik Westerlund, Project Manager, Boliden AB
Olav Kvist, Business Development Automation, Epiroc Rock Drills AB

14.40 Panel discussion

15.00 Integrating Nordic Mining Industry and Growing Globally Together (Case Kazakhstan)
By Business Oulu and Business Sweden

15.15 Closing the session



Business Sweden   Mining by Sweden


Elina Rantanen
Senior Project Manager
Business Sweden
Tel  +358 50 327 4334