Metall. Res. Technol.
Volume 111, Number 6, 2014
Social Value of Materials (SAM 8)
|Page(s)||347 - 350|
|Published online||23 October 2014|
The mining contribution to regional growth examples from the arctic region
LKAB SA, 150 Chaussée de la Hulpe, 1170 Bruxelles, Belgique
Accepted: 28 August 2014
There are many examples world-wide how mining contributes to sustainable regional development. The LKAB mining and processing of iron ore in the north of Sweden, in the Arctic Region, is such an example. The definition of sustainable mining is however not clear-cut and further studies are necessary to fully understand the impacts on economy, society and environment.
Key words: Sustainable mining / iron ore / sweden / cmpetitiveness / social impact / LKAB
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