Sydvaranger is an iron ore mining company nestled in the community of Sør-Varanger in Northern Norway. The company has entered an exciting growth phase, increasing recruitment as the company undertakes significant mine engineering technical works and operational readiness preparations to underpin a robust long-term operation. Operations will recommence in 2020.

Sydvaranger produces a high performance, low energy magnetite iron ore concentrate from its mining and processing facilities which is in high demand from customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  


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Sydvaranger has a long mining history. Mine inspector Tellef Dahll first discovered iron ore deposits in 1866, and in 1905 Christian A. Anker was granted a permit to mine in Sør-Varanger. German, Swedish and Norwegian private capital was invested in 1906, and the first load of iron ore was railed from the Bjørnevatn ore deposit to the town of Kirkenes in 1910. The towns of Kirkenes and Bjørnevatn both developed as a result of the mining operations. 
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October 11, 2019

Sydvaranger´s HR-department

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October 9, 2019

NHO Finnmark and LO Finnmark visit

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October 8, 2019


Some of our team members are today performing work at height. Stefan H. Norbeck and Kristian P. Reisænen, in cooperation with IT-administrator, Albert Karikoski, are mounting cameras on various parts of our operating areas.
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