• Reduced Swedish ore production in 2023 due to shaky world economy

    Reduced production of ore and thus also reduced turnover for the Swedish mining industry. This was the result for 2023 according to the latest edition of the report Statistics of the Swedish Mining Industry from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU). The reason for the reductions was the weakened world economy.

    30 May 2024

  • Exploration Newsletter February 2024

    What´s up in the exploration and mining industry in Sweden? Find out by downloading the latest issue of Exploration Newsletter.

    27 February 2024

  • High levels of critical raw materials in mining waste from Bergslagen

    High levels of critical raw materials such as rare earth elements, phosphorus and tungsten are found in old mining waste in Bergslagen. This is shown by two new reports from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU). The potential resources are far from sufficient to meet the needs of Europe’s industries but could still contribute to the supply of critical raw materials.

    31 January 2024

  • Insights on the Ockelbo domain may affect future exploration

    230 versus 6,099. That's how big a difference it is in the number of iron mineralisation between two areas in Bergslagen with otherwise comparable bedrock. But what is it due to? A new report from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) tries to answer that. The answer is important for the planning of future exploration.

    19 January 2024

  • SGU’s airborne geophysical data from 2023 surveys are now available

    Geophysical data from airborne surveys performed during the summer of 2023 are now available for order. The surveys included parts of Kalmar, Jönköping, Östergötland and Gävleborg county and focused on areas of mineralogical interest.

    17 January 2024