Two die in LKAB Malmberget mine accident

Posted on 19 May 2010

There have been two fatalities at the Malmberget iron ore mine of Sweden-based LKAB, the company tells Steel Business Briefing.

Two people who were working on the construction of a new main level died when inspecting a shaft at the mine, SBB understands. The workers were in a basket that detached from the crane carrying it, according to media reports.

The company says there has been no effect on mining operations.

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