• New book: Geochemical Atlas of Sweden

    The Geochemical Atlas of Sweden presents a national compilation of soil geochemistry. With this atlas, SGU provides information on natural occurrence of elements and their spread in soil and water. The book is richly illustrated with maps, statistics and descriptions of the properties of elements.

    20 November 2014

  • Exploration Newsletter November

    What´s up in the exploration and mining industry in Sweden?

    13 November 2014

  • Mineral Hunt 2014 – invitation to a jury meeting

    This year’s prizes will be decided at a jury meeting 19 November.

    10 November 2014

  • Workshop on infrared drill core imaging

    The Geological Survey of Sweden arranges a workshop on infrared drill core imaging in Malå, on November 26–27, 2014.

    21 October 2014

  • Examination of samples from the Mineral Hunt

    Representatives from mining and exploration companies are welcome to the examination of the best samples from this year’s Mineral Hunt.

    26 September 2014

  • Welcome to our new web site!

    We have launched our new web site. We hope you will like it! The English version of the web site is still under construction and we apologise for any inconvenience.

    12 May 2014

  • Open source data

    In order to celebrate “Open data day 2014” SGU has published the datasets "Brunnar" (wells) and "Källor" (springs) as open source data.

    10 May 2014

  • New record for Swedish ore production

    2013 was a record year for the Swedish ore production reaching almost 80 million tons, an increase of ten percent since 2012. Iron ore production has the largest increase, despite the fact that there are currently only five iron ore mines in operation compared to the record year of 1974 when there were 30 mines.

    9 April 2014

  • SGU in Toronto

    Every year the world's mineral industry meets at the PDAC International Convention in Toronto. The Geological Survey of Sweden was there.

    13 March 2014

  • New Director-General

    Lena Söderberg takes office as new Director General at the Geological Survey of Sweden on January 20th. Previously Lena has been the Managing Director of The Swedish Water and Wastewater Association, SWWA. She is the Chairman of the Board of Swedish Forest Agency and a member of the Advisory Council for Swedish Energy Agency.

    20 January 2014