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Record deliveries for Kaunis Iron
Kaunis Iron’s fifth year of business was yet another profitable year, with new record deliveries. The net profit for the year was SEK 690 million. “We can now start realising the vision of a mining industry that generates jobs and growth opportunities in the region for future generations”, says a satisfied Klas Dagertun, CEO of Kaunis Iron.
ISO certification of our quality and environmental management system
Kaunis Iron is now ISO certified in two areas: quality and environment. This means that external auditors have examined our processes and seen that we meet the set requirements. The requirements are about having clear routines and good documentation, and about following the work methods we have decided.
New record levels achieved in 2022
2022 was a profitable year for Kaunis Iron with new record levels in production, despite an uneasy global market. “We have succeeded with our ambitions and goals”, says Klas Dagertun, CEO of Kaunis Iron.
Favourable judgment – mine’s future assured
On the 1st of December, the Land and Environment Court granted Kaunis Iron a new expanded environmental permit. The judgment enables Kaunis Iron to start two new open pits, Sahavaara and Palotieva. – This assures mining operations for the future and means that we can build in the long term, also for future generations, with prospecting for further new deposits, says Klas Dagertun, CEO of Kaunis
Kaunis Iron rocks 2021!
Despite a turbulent world market and a long drawn-out pandemic, Kaunis Iron can label 2021 as another fantastic record-breaking year. “Despite large and sudden swings in market prices which are totally beyond our control, through luck and skill we have managed to successfully stay on course despite the challenges we have faced and we can state with confidence that 2021 is our best year yet,” says
Strong local support for continued mining operations!
92 per cent are in favour of mining operations in Pajala. In the age group 18 to 34 no less than 98 per cent are in favour. “It feels very encouraging that continued mining operations in Pajala have such strong local support,” says Åsa Allan, deputy CEO of Kaunis Iron.
Resounding 2020 for Kaunis Iron
Despite the pandemic, Kaunis Iron can summarise 2020 as a record-breaking year. Record production and record income. – The iron ore industry is among the few growth industries, largely because of higher iron ore prices, driven by continued strong demand in China, says Klas Dagertun, CEO of Kaunis Iron.
All-electric heavy truck challenges the Arctic climate
Can electrically powered heavy trucks function in 44 °C below zero in northern Sweden? Kaunis Iron is now collaborating with Vattenfall, Volvo Trucks, ABB and Wist Last & Buss in a unique pilot project to develop a sustainable logistics system for the future.