When the permit is received, a new ramp and new crushing station will be built. Production could start as early as 2023. The project will both extend the life of the Kristenberg mine and improve concentrator utilization.
In the meantime, Boliden is making investments in infrastructure and water treatment to support increased output.
The Rävliden copper-zinc-lead zone contains 8.4 million tonnes of inferred and indicated resources. The area also has potential to expand the mineralization.