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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.
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.
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Learning in lockdown

7 July 2020
“When all events and customer meetings were cancelled, digital events helped LKAB Minerals to continue to educate and update the industry”, explains Adele Redhead, Marketing & Communications Manager.
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LKAB annual and sustainability report 2019

8 May 2020
During 2019, LKAB achieved strong earnings as a result of stable production and favourable market conditions, despite lower delivery volumes.

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.
David-Högnelid at IMFORMED Recycling Forum 2020-2

Recycled minerals wanted but not always valued

19 March 2020
At this year's Mineral Recycling Forum, we presented LKAB’s way to sustainability with a focus on initiatives to recycle waste and by-products to create tomorrow’s resources.