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Service partnership awakens Arctic mine from 4-year slumber

Peter Johansson, ABB's Contract Manager for Service, and Erik Bohman, Service Manager Motors and Generators in Sweden, explain the background to a revival that saw the Kaunisvaara mine set a new production record by processing over 7000 tpd of iron ore concentrate.


HYBRIT receives support from Swedish Energy Agency

The Swedish Energy Agency has decided to contribute SEK 22 million in support to HYBRIT – SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall’s joint initiative for fossil-free steel – for a comprehensive feasibility study.


Vale informs on Viga operations

Vale has informed that it recently suspended the disposal of tailings and the execution of works at the B7 dam, located in the municipality of Jeceaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Banjima Elders to advise on South Flank Heritage

Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC and BHP have announced plans for the establishment of a Heritage Advisory Council to provide input into mine planning at South Flank.