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Malmberget Iron Ore Mine, Sweden

Producer of

Iron ore

Location

Gallivare, northern Sweden

Ownership

LKAB

Geology type

Precambrian apatite-bearing iron ores

Geology type

Precambrian apatite-bearing iron ores

Mineral type

Magnetite and haematite

Reserve base

350Mt proven and probable (2009)

Annual production

4.3Mt of iron-ore pellets (2009)

Mining method

Sub-level caving underground

Processing method

Wet beneficiation and pelletising

Employment

1,000

Underground

Atlas Copco drilling rigs

Bison underground wheel loaders

Sisu haul trucks
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