LKAB restarts iron ore mining at Kiruna at 30% capacity after earthquake

Swedish state-owned iron-ore producer LKAB has resumed production at its Kiruna mine after a “seismic event” last week, the company said on Wednesday May 27.

All operations at the Kiruna mine were stopped on May 18 following an earthquake with a reported magnitude of 3.3 on the local magnitude (Richter) scale.

The company managed to resume operations on May 23, it said, with production levels of about...

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Julia Bolotova

May 28, 2020

12:25 GMT

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