Mertainen ruling pushes LKAB iron ore output growth plan forward

The regional Land and Environment Court in Umeå has granted Swedish state-owned iron ore miner LKAB permission to mine and process up to 15 million tpy of iron ore from its Mertainen deposit.

“Today’s announcement is encouraging and a step forward for our growth,” technology and business development director Per-Erik Lindvall said on December 10, “but a partial judgment is still lacking for...


Nina Nasman

December 10, 2013

20:12 GMT