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Mining industry: We can save the world 30 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

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Sweden is at the beginning of a green industrial revolution. And it’s fast. So fast that the mining industry have now updated our Climate Roadmap. – With the right political conditions, we can lay the foundation both for the implementation of the Swedish industry’s roadmaps and, through exports, for the whole of Europe’s green transition, says Maria Sunér, CEO Svemin.

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Natura 2000 examination finally moved - same protection, better process

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The government is now tackling the Natura 2000 problem and abolishing the requirement for a Natura 2000 permit before a processing concession. This was announced by Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation, Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson at a press conference on Friday morning. The change is welcomed by the industry, which has requested this for several years.

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Russia, Ukraine & raw materials

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In Europe, we consume about a quarter of the world’s metals, but produce only 3 percent. The war in Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia – one of the world’s largest mining countries – have created a completely new game plan for the EU’s raw material supply.

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Nine years later: Decision on the Kallak mine

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– Kallak has become a heavy symbol of the opportunity to develop mines in new places, even outside the classic mining regions. We are relieved today, but it has been an unreasonably long processing time for this case, says Maria Sunér, CEO of Svemin.

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