Sweden’s LKAB excels in cutting carbon emissions

LKAB commissioned a study to track carbon emissions at every step of steel production. An analysis made by Ecofys, found that steel made with iron ore pellets from LKAB leads to 14 per cent less direct carbon dioxide emissions than average European primary steel,. The reason is that LKAB mines magnetite iron ore, an unusually pure variety, which requires far less energy to transform it into steel than does the far less efficient hematite iron ore. …. [Persbericht]


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