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Kiruna Wagon to reline Rana Gruber’s BD railcars

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Kiruna Wagon has won the procurement contract for relining Rana Gruber’s bottom dumpers railcar fleet.

This is the first time Rana Gruber is relining the fleet its since it was taken into production two years ago.

Rana Gruber uses 40 bottom dumpers to transport raw goods from the Kvannevann underground iron ore mine and satellite open pit deposits in the Ørtfjell area, to the dressing plant and port in Mo i Rana. The fleet carries about 3.7 million tpy of crude iron ore and this tough challenge requires the railcars to be lined with wear plates.

Rana Gruber AS is one of Norway’s largest companies in mining and iron ore beneficiation and one of the key companies in the area of Nordland in Norway. The company’s fleet of Bottom Dumpers was manufactured by Kiruna Wagon between 2014 and 2015.

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