Built to operate at peak performance in both aboveground and underground applications, Alimak industrial elevators provide the ideal vertical access solution for mines, smelters, processing plants and concentrators.  

Removing the need for hazardous and inefficient stair climbing, industrial elevators provide an efficient means of transporting workers, tools and materials onsite for equipment maintenance or simply for daily access for mining operations. 

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Alimak industrial elevators can be installed above or below ground for efficient vertical access. Typical applications include pellet loading terminals, concentrating plants, crushers, headframes, processing facilities, chimneys, smelters, mine shafts and preparation plants. 

Voskhod-Oriel’s Chromium mine


Alimak lift gives emergency access in underground mine

Alimak designed and manufactured an industrial elevator for durability in challenging mining conditions for Voskhod-Oriel’s Chromium Mine in Kazakhstan. The elevator has a payload of 1000 kg or capacity for nine passengers and reaches lifting heights of 204-metres. Due to its location in a hazardous environment, the elevator was equipped with several safety features including an emergency phone, light and alarm.

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Aitik copper mine

Gällivare, Sweden

Seven Alimak elevators for Boliden’s Aitik mine expansion

Seven Alimak rack and pinion elevators with payload capacities of up to 1800 kg improve access at Boliden’s Aitik mine. The elevators were installed to facilitate the maintenance and inspection of different applications such as crushing, ore stockpile, grinding, flotation and de-watering.

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Christmas Creek Mine

WA, Australia

Christmas Creek Mine sees Australia’s first Alimak industrial lifts installed on an iron ore crushing plant

Crushing Services International specifically required three Alimak SE 1200 industrial elevators for inclusion on the Christmas Creek Mine expansion. Permanently installed in the mine’s iron ore processing facilities, the elevators have a payload capacity of 1200 kg each and travel at speeds of 60 metres per minute.

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Alimak industrial elevators deliver efficient and reliable vertical access for mining facilities. 

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Why choose an Alimak vertical access solution

Tried and tested technology

Robust and rugged design

Ideal for restricted spaces 

Exceeds safety regulations

Service and Support


A comprehensive range of maintenance services are available and carried out by trained Alimak Service technicians to ensure the ongoing optimal performance of equipment. 

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 Connectivity and asset management solutions report on the efficiency of Alimak products and provide support to prolong the product lifecycle. 

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Alimak’s engineers develop customer-focused solutions for demanding installations. Tailored solutions include configuration drawings as well as strength, ground load and anchor force calculations.

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A range of safety, installation and operator training courses are available for Alimak’s range of products. 

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Alimak offers flexible finance solutions ranging from deferred payment terms, Export Finance to financial leases.

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Building Information Modelling is available for simulations, installations and the integration of Alimak products at any point in a project. 

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Need help with product selection for an upcoming project? Get in touch with our product experts for information on the range of vertical access solutions available and a quotation to meet the needs of your project.