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Technical visits

The following technical visits are available after the conference:

North Sweden

A - LKABs iron mine in Kiruna – Thursday 15/9                                                                          Fee: 4000 SEK 

Visit the world’s largest underground iron ore mine, owned and operated by LKAB. You will meet the mining management as well as visit different underground facilities. We travel by bus from Luleå to Kiruna and stays at a local hotel. The bus leaves Luleå at 18:00 14/9 (after the conference has ended), and you are expected to be back in Luleå at 19:00 15/9. Transportation and hotel are included in the fee.

B - LKABs iron mine in Malmberget – Thursday 15/9                                                                Fee: 3000 SEK

Visit the world’s second largest underground iron ore mine, owned and operated by LKAB. You will meet the mining management as well as visit different underground facilities. We travel by bus from Luleå to Malmberget and stays at a local hotel. The bus leaves Luleå at 18:00 14/9 (after the conference has ended), and you are expected to be back in Luleå at 18:00 15/9. Transportation and hotel are included in the fee.

C - Boliden mine in Kristineberg – Thursday 15/9                                                           Fee: 3200 SEK

Visit the mine in Kristineberg where a polymetallic ore containing zinc, copper, lead, gold and silver is mined at 800 to 1300 m below the surface using mainly the cut-and-fill method. We travel by bus from Luleå to Kristineberg and stays at a local hotel. The bus leaves Luleå at 18:00 14/9 (after the conference has ended), and you are expected to be back in Luleå at 18:30 15/9. Transportation and hotel are included in the fee.


South Sweden

D - Boliden mine in Garpenberg – Thursday 15/9                                                           Fee: 2800 SEK

Visit the Garpenberg mine, which produces complex ores containing zinc, lead, silver, copper, and gold. We travel by bus from Arlanda Airport to Garpenberg and stays at a local hotel. The bus leaves Arlanda Airport at 20:00 14/9, and you are expected to be back at Arlanda Airport at 16:00 15/9.

Fee: 2800 SEK. Transportation back and forth between Garpenberg and Arlanda Airport as well as the hotel is included in the fee. You are responsible for arranging the transportation from Luleå to Arlanda Airport.

E - Lundin Minings mine Zinkgruvan – Thursday 15/9                                                             Fee: 2800 SEK

Visit the Zinkgruvan mine, which mine lead, zinc, and copper. We travel by bus from Arlanda Airport to Zinkgruvan and stays at a local hotel. The bus leaves Arlanda Airport at 20:00 14/9, and you are expected to be back at Arlanda Airport at 18:30 15/9. Transportation back and forth between Zinkgruvan and Arlanda Airport as well as the hotel is included in the fee. You are responsible for arranging the transportation from Luleå to Arlanda Airport.

F - Swedish Road Administration - Förbifart Stockholm – Thursday 15/9                            Fee: 600 SEK

Förbifart Stockholm (Stockholm Bypass) is a series of underground expressway tunnels currently under construction near Stockholm. About 17 out of 21 kilometres is built underground. We travel by bus between Stockholm Central Station and the construction site. The bus leaves Stockholm Central Station at 11:30 15/9 and you are expected to be back in Stockholm Central Station at 14:30 15/9. Transportation back and forth between Stockholm Central Station and the construction site is included in the fee. You are responsible for arranging the transportation from Luleå to Stockholm as well as the hotel.

G - Swedish Road Administration - Förbifart Stockholm – Friday 16/9                                 Fee: 600 SEK

Förbifart Stockholm (Stockholm Bypass) is a series of underground expressway tunnels currently under construction near Stockholm. About 17 out of 21 kilometres is built underground. We travel by bus between Stockholm Central Station and the construction site. The bus leaves Stockholm Central Station at 08:30 16/9 and you are expected to be back in Stockholm Central Station at 12:00 16/9. Transportation back and forth between Stockholm Central Station and the construction site is included in the fee. You are responsible for arranging the transportation from Luleå to Stockholm as well as the hotel.

Please note that only technical visits D and E can be combined with visit G.