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“Ever since the Bronze Age, metals have been fundamentally necessary for human social development. Today, we need metal to tackle the climate crisis. The mining industry is having a greater impact on society than ever before,” says Mikael Staffas

Boliden CEO on the mining industry and the future

Staffas, CEO of Swedish mining company Boliden, describes the prejudices against the Swedish mining sector as a long, hard uphill struggle to overcome...

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Bitcoin was created in 2009 to enable payments over the Internet directly between users without the involvement of third parties. (Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT)

Bitcoin can grow in the wake of the crisis

Cryptocurrencies can get a boost in countries that have encountered an economic recession and inflation crises as a consequence of the pandemic. This ...

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"We must dare to break ingrained patterns"

Swimmer Maja Reichard was already beginning to lose her sight in her teens, but has continued her career at elite level. During her time as a Master o...

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