PRESS RELEASE: LKAB produces Apatite from mine waste in a new pilot plant
29 May 2020
LKAB is developing technology to recycle mine waste to produce phosphorus mineral fertilisers, rare earth elements (REEs), fluorine and gypsum, in a project called ReeMAP. The first step is to use the mine waste to produce an apatite concentrate, something LKAB is now doing in their pilot plant.
Gold medal for sustainability awarded to LKAB Minerals
24 April 2020
"We are honoured to receive EcoVadis gold medal as confirmation of high standards and practices for sustainable business, from an economic, environmental, and social perspective," says Anders Lundgren Chief Operating Officer, LKAB Minerals.
LKAB Minerals business continuity plans for covid-19
20 March 2020
“Our products and services are essential for the operations and production of our customers around the world. We are doing what we can to limit the spread of the virus. At the same time we are working together to keep the wheels turning, to prevent further implications to society, business and people’s lives today or tomorrow" says Leif Boström, group CEO of LKAB Minerals.
Managing the impact of the Coronavirus to our business
4 March 2020
The outbreak of the Coronavirus is still a developing situation with the potential to disrupt business across the globe. We are monitoring, mitigating negative effects to the best of our ability and keeping our customers informed.
The prestudy for LKAB's project, of which the aim is to industrialize a process whereby critical raw materials such as phosphorus and rare earth metals are recovered from mine waste, will now continue with an assessment and comparison of several possible production technologies and partners.