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More women working in mines

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Half of Zinkgruvan’s summer substitutes are women. The previously heavily male-dominated mining industry is now seeing more and more women. Zinkgruvan’s goal is for 25% of the company’s 430 employees to be women and of the 60 summer temps this year, 50% were women. At Boliden and LKAB, almost every fourth employee in Sweden is…

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Progress in the issue of extended permits

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En majoritet i riksdagen kräver nu ökade lättnader för den hårt coronadrabbade prospekteringsbranschen. Det utvidgade förslaget från näringsutskottet ligger helt i linje med den hemställan Svemin skickade till regeringen redan i april. Mycket positivt att riksdagen börjar inse vikten av en fungerande gruvnäring, säger Maria Sunér Fleming, vd Svemin.

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Principally important inquiry on alum slate

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The Government has appointed an inquiry into the tightening of the regulations for the extraction of metals and minerals from alum slate. A special investigator will impartially analyze how the regulations for the extraction of metals and minerals from alum slates can be tightened and submit a constitutional proposal.

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