Who does what in Boliden?

Have you ever wondered what a miner or a smelter operator actually does? This section contains a selection of some of Boliden’s unique trades and professions, together with an overview of their position within our value chain. The descriptions and qualification requirements are general, and variations may occur within Boliden’s different units.

This is the Boliden Group's value chain. The important thing to remember is that no matter where you are within the organisation, or geographically, you always have a place within the value chain.

The Boliden value chain begins with exploration activities and ends with metal sales to the Group's external customers. Each link in the main chain also has its own set of stages, with specific activities and processes. Employees in every area rely on the quality of other colleagues' work, which means we are all customers and suppliers, all at the same time.

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Boliden Valuechain

Exploration
Mines
Smelters
Kaisu Laakkonen

"It is very interesting to work at Boliden Kokkola. At the moment I take part in the planning of the silver extraction process. When the facility is online, I will work there as a process operator."

Kaisu LaakkonenKaisu Laakkonen
Process Operator
Garpenberg’s new pit head frame

Boliden Garpenbergs nya berglave

The new 68-metre high pit head frame at Garpenberg now stands proud. Garpenberg 2.5 is one of Sweden's biggest construction sites. According to the Swedish Construction Federation's ranking, the mine construction is the second biggest construction project started in the last 12 months in terms of value.

Read more about Boliden Garpenberg

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