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Arctic Environment Ministers met in the mines of Kiruna, Sweden, February 2013

Arctic Environment Ministers met in the mines of Kiruna, Sweden, February 2013

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Uploaded 04 Mar 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Kiruna mine, where in February 2013 the Arctic Environmental Ministers met, is the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world. The mine is located in Kiruna in Norrbotten County, Lapland. The mine which is owned by Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB, a large Swedish mining company, has an annual production capacity of over 26 million tonnes of iron ore. In 2008 the mine produced 27.5 million tonnes of iron ore. The Kiruna mine has an ore body which is 4 kilometres long, 80 m ...
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