500 jobs created

500 jobs created when LKAB extracts critical minerals from mining waste

19 October 2021
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfvén's visit to Luleå today had the theme of new industrialisation and new green jobs in the north. Leif Boström, Senior Vice President, Business Area Special Products, disclosed that LKAB's investment in extracting phosphorus and rare earth elements will create more than 500 jobs.
Apatite concentrate in hand

A call for action to extract REE’s in Europe

13 October 2021
The European Raw Materials Alliance (ERMA) has released its Action Plan to secure access to Rare Earths for European industry. It concludes that 95% of electric vehicles use rare earths in traction motors and that Europe does not have any rare earth extraction.
MagnaDense in hand

Circular business models are worth billions to LKAB

23 June 2021
Utilising side streams from our own and others’ industrial operations allows us to create new high quality, environmentally efficient products. “Already today, more than a third of LKAB’s sales of industrial minerals are from secondary streams of raw materials, generating over a billion kronor in income,” says David Högnelid, Chief Strategy Officer for Business Area Special Products.

Safety Theme Week in China

2 June 2021
In line with the Safety Theme Week campaign — LKAB staff in China, Shanghai and Tianjin, held a series of activities and events in week 12, 2021. The Safety Theme Week also included 3rd parties and suppliers.

LKAB in China certified for sustainable mineral and product sourcing

26 March 2021
The SA8000 certification has been awarded to LKAB Trading, based in China, for its socially responsible supply chain management. This means all minerals and products procured through LKAB Trading is certified to comply with global standards for issues such as; child labour, occupational health and safety, and discrimination.
Svante Axelsson

The mine, the food and the environment

17 December 2020
"It's a matter of achieving a sustainable raw-materials or materials supply. Here, ReeMAP is a good example," says the national coordinator for Fossil Free Sweden, Svante Axelsson.
Gold medal in sustainability

Gold medal sustainability awarded to LKAB Minerals

10 December 2020
"We are honoured to receive another EcoVadis gold medal for our sustainable business," says Anders Lundgren Chief Operating Officer.
LKAB office building

Update November 5; LKAB Minerals UK Letter to Customers

5 November 2020
Following the announcement from the UK Government on the 31st October, England is entering a second national lockdown from 5th November – 2nd December 2020. At LKAB Minerals Ltd, we have maintained an unbroken supply chain and availability of our full product range throughout 2020, supplying raw materials into critical supply chains. We remain open to take your orders and deliver to you, on time and in full.
Talga - raw material

Talga, Mitsui and LKAB confirm intent for joint development of the Vittangi graphite mine and battery anode production

2 November 2020
Talga, Mitsui and LKAB have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI), with the intent to jointly develop the Talga project to realisation, after delivery of a Detailed Feasibility Study in 2021.