kiruna iron ore mine, sweden mining technology geology and reserves of the kiruna minemining and processing at kirunacompleted and ongoing projects at the kiruna minecontractors involved with the kiruna mine deepening projectthe kiruna orebody was formed at around 1,600ma following intense volcanic activity with the precipitation of ironrich solutions on to a syenite porphyry footwall. the ore bed was then covered by further volcanic deposits (quartz porphyry) and sedimentary rocks before being tilted to its current dip of 5060°. the ore contains a very pure magnetiteapatite mix, containing more than 60% ironand an average of 0.9% phosphorus. blacksee more on miningtechnology sweden the town swallowed by a mine i arte documentarysep 06, · in the far north of sweden is the town of kiruna that owes its wealth to the largest iron ore mine in the world, working for more than a century. but kirunaauthor arte documentarydannemora mine the dannemora mine (dannemora gruvor) at dannemora in uppsala county, sweden was once one of the most important iron ore mines in sweden. the mine was closed by its owners ssab in 92. it may have been open since the th century, but the first documentary reference was in 81. the mine has a depth of 640 metres and supplied oregrounds iron by the walloon process (vallonsmide) using a blastmalmberget iron ore mine, sweden mining technologylkabs malmberget (ore mountain) iron ore mine, located at gällivare, 75km from kiruna, contains orebodies spread over an underground area of about 5 by 2.5km, of which 10 orebodies are currently being mined. mining began in 92 and since then over 350mt of ore have been won. lkab employs around 1, people at malmberget, of whom 900learn more about swedens mining industrysweden is europes leading mining nation as it accounts for 91% of the continents iron ore, as well as 9% of the copper and 2439% of its lead, zinc, silver and g. in , swedish ore production broke a new record for the fifth in a row; the increase was 2% from the previous , and production amounted to about 89.1 million tons.kiruna mine the kiruna mine is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world. the mine is located in kiruna in norrbotten county, lapland, sweden. the mine is owned by luossavaarakiirunavaara ab (lkab), a large swedish mining company. in the mine produced 26.9 million tonnes of iron ore. the kiruna mine has an orekiruna iron ore mine, sweden mining technology miningwith an ore body 4kmlong, 80mthick and reaching a depth of 2km, lkabs kiruna is the worlds largest, most modern underground iron ore mine located in northern sweden. since mining began at the iron ore operation more than 100 s ago, luossavaarakiirunavaara ab (lkab) produced over 950mt of ore, yet only onethird of the original ore
blotberget iron ore project, ludvika mines, swedenthe blotberget iron ore project is an underground iron ore mine being developed in dalarnas county, sweden by nordic iron ore. blotberget is a historical mine along with the vasman mine near ludvika that were operated by the swedishfinnish company ssab until 79.lkab luossavaarakiirunavaara aktiebolag (lkab) is a government owned swedish mining company. the company mines iron ore at kiruna and at malmberget in northern sweden. the company was established in 90, and has been 100% stateowned since the 50s. the iron ore is processed to pellets and sinter fines, which are transported by iore trains to the harbours at narvik and luleå and tomining in sweden sweden today is one of the largest sources of iron ore in europe, with approximately 92% of europe's iron and 5% of the world's iron reserves. currently, sweden's mines produce 80 million tons of ore in sweden per , mostly from kiruna mine, which in 08 produced 27.5 million tons of iron. in , swedenmines in sweden sgufeb 23, · mines in sweden. today there are mines in production in sweden, all of them are metal mines. mine. county. municipality. owner. mineral.swedish iron mining during world war ii military wikibackgroundbritish attempts to disrupt germanswedish tradeafter the invasion of norwaythe swedish positionlater allied pressure on swedensee alsoupon the beginning of hostilities on 3 september 39, britain and france enacted a repeat of the blockade of germanysystem used to great effect throughout the previous war. they were able to do this because they had vastly more powerful naval forces at their disposal than germany, a country lacking in natural resources and heavily reliant on large scale imports of a wide range of goods. perhaps the material germany needed above all others was iron ore, a steady supply of which was imperative in thlkabproducts and services. lkab's core business is the mining and processing of iron ore for the steel industry. a combination of research and development, alongside collaboration with customers, has extended the portfolio with inhouse, innovative technologies, products and services. urban transformation. access to land is decisive for all mining operations, and lkab's future is dependent onmines in sweden sgufeb 23, · mines in sweden. today there are mines in production in sweden, all of them are metal mines. mine. county. municipality. owner. mineral.malmberget iron ore mine, sweden mining technologygeology and reservesminingprocessingfuture projectsmalmbergets ores are hosted in precambrian volcanic rocks that have largely been metamorphosed to gneisses. containing apatitebearing iron ore, the entire deposit complex has been strongly fed and now consists of a number of ore sheets that may have originally been connected. most orebodies lie within the 6.5kmlong main ore zone. magnetite is the principal iron ore mineral, although some areas contain significant amsee more on miningtechnology
sweden reports its biggest ever quake caused by mining inmay , · noone was injured, swedish media reported. the more than a century kiruna mine, the worlds biggest underground iron ore mine, produced .7 mt of iron ore products in .mines and environmental impact sguganguetailingsproblems with mining wasteprevention and afterclosurewaste arising from mining is called gangue. both surface and underground mining often require large quantities of rock to be broken away to reach the ore. gangue is usually placed in heaps near the mine. many swedish mines use parts of the gangue as a resource, e.g. as aggregate for road construction or to refill mined rock chambers and open pits.see more on sgu.seswedish iron ore mining, crushing, and concentratingnarrator the largest and richest ironore deposits of europe are found in northern sweden, in areas well above the arctic circle. in ironore mines like the ones at kiruna, large sections of rock are blown up; then the ore is transported for crushing and concentrating.swedish iron mining during world war ii military wikiswedish iron ore was an important economic factor in the european theatre of world war ii.both the allies and the third reich were keen on the control of the mining district in northernmost sweden, surrounding the mining towns of gällivare and kiruna. the importance of this issue increased after other sources were cut off from germany by the british sea blockade during the battle of the atlantic.swedish ironore industry during world war ii overviewiron ore routesbackgroundbritish attempts to disrupt germanswedish tradeafter the invasion of norwaythe swedish positionlater allied pressure on swedensee also
there were two main routes by which iron ore was shipped to germany from sweden.
annually from may to november, ore from the northern region was shipped from the port of luleå down the gulf of bothnia to the german north baltic ports at lübeck, swinemünde, and stettin. outside these months, the gulf of bothnia froze over, severely restricting supplies, and although an alternate port was available at oxelösund, south of stockholm, for the transport of iron ore from the mines in bergslagen, th · text under ccbysa licensesweden the town swallowed by a mine i artesep 06, · in the far north of sweden is the town of kiruna that owes its wealth to the largest iron ore mine in the world, working for more than a century. but kirunaauthor arte documentaryblotberget iron ore project, ludvika mines, swedenludvika mines development backgroundlocation, geology, and mineralisationblotberget iron ore reservesmining methodiron ore processinginfrastructure facilitintractors involvedthe blotberget project is located in dalarnas county within the bergslagen mining district in southcentral sweden. the blotberget deposit is made up of three eastwest trending mineralised bodies namely, kalvgruvan, hugget/flygruvan and sandellmalmen. the blotberget ore bodies feature apatiteironoxide mineralisation containing magnetite and hematite.swedish ironore industry during world war ii swedish iron ore was an important economic factor in the european theatre of world war ii.both the allies and the axis were keen to gain control of the mining district in northernmost sweden, surrounding the mining towns of gällivare and kiruna.the importance of this issue increased after other sources of iron were cut off from germany by the allied naval blockade during the battle of the