Dalradian is proposing an environmentally responsible project with major economic and community benefits for Tyrone. In Sweden, a similar approach has already proved successful.
Community / Sustainability
Sweden is one of the world’s most environmentally progressive countries; it is also Europe’s leading mining nation with 16 active mines, including gold, silver and copper.
The country plans to triple production by 2025, helping meet increasing demand for minerals from the renewables sector and creating more than 50,000 new jobs.
One of Sweden’s largest mining firms, Boliden, operates Tara Mine near Navan.
Modern mines provide employment and investment in rural areas, helping keep communities together. By providing well-paid jobs for the next 20-25 years Dalradian will create long-term career opportunities for Tyrone’s young people.
Thanks to an innovative approach, Sweden has become a testbed for new, environmentally friendly products. Swedish engineering firms account for 60% of all underground mining equipment.
Tyrone is also a leading centre for manufacturing minerals handling equipment. Dalradian’s vision is to build upon this by helping develop a centre of excellence to promote environmental care and mining technology.
“The overall goal is clear: Sweden will maintain and strengthen its position as the EU’s leading mining nation.
“The mining industry provides great social benefits for the entire country in the form of revenue from exports, a large number of jobs, and tech-driven development that spreads to other industries.”
‘Mining for Generations’, Swedish government and industry initiative
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