Sika has expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology.
The new process makes it possible to deliver tailored solutions in demanding projects for customers. The primary customer of the set accelerator marketed under the Sigunit® brand is the mining industry, for which a high level of early strength development and maximum safety in shotcrete application is key.
Ivo Schädler, Regional Manager EMEA, said: “The new technology allows us to offer reliable shotcrete solutions that are tailored to customer requirements in the best possible way. Our customers include leading mining companies that sign long-term supply agreements with us. The potential for growth is not limited to Sweden alone, with mining projects in Finland and tunnel construction projects in Norway and Iceland.”
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