Sweden's leading position can be threatened says Professor Pär Weihed. View original picture , opens in new tab/window

Sweden is challenged by Norway and Finland in the mining industry

Published: 19 September 2011

Our neighbors are now taking major steps in the mining industry and is investing in science the area. Swedens leading position can be threatened in accordance to Pär Weihed, professor in Ore Geology at the Luleå university of Technology.

The hyped mining industry with ever increasing prices of raw materials now attract our neighbors to challenge Sweden where Norrbotten now accounts for 90% of Europe's iron ore. Listen to Pär Weihed comment on the Swedish Radio 2011-09-19.