LKAB pauses production after earthquake at mine

Swedish state-owned iron-ore producer LKAB has confirmed that all production at its Kiruna mine has stopped following a seismic event on Monday, the company said on Tuesday May 19.

All production has stopped after a seismic event, with a magnitude of 3.3, occurred at 3:11am on May 18, with no forecast as to when it will resume and an intensive inspection of the mine now underway, the company said. The Kiruna mine is the company's biggest and produces 85,000-95,000 tonnes per day of iron...


Carrie Bone

May 19, 2020

16:20 GMT