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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 45269965773-87
Registration date: 02/05/11 16:33:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 16/04/14 11:27:18
The date of the last annual update was 14/04/14 07:36:20

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Acronym: LKAB
Legal status: Public Limited Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Lars-Eric Aaro
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Göran Bäckblom
Position: Vice President Public Affairs LKAB Group

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 45 Varvsgatan 45 
P.O. box: Box 852
Luleå 971 28
Telephone number: (+46) 771 760000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact information Brussels office:
LKAB S.A. Chaussée de la Hulpe 150, BE-1170 BRUSSELS

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) is an international high-tech minerals group, one of the world’s leading producers of upgraded iron ore products for the steel industry and a growing supplier of industrial minerals products to other sectors.

Most of the iron ore products are sold to European steelworks. Other important markets are North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Industrial minerals are sold mainly in Europe but also to growing markets in Asia and the USA.
LKAB has around 4,000 employees, of which 600 outside Sweden.
LKAB’s mission is, based on the Swedish Orefields, to manufacture and deliver to the world market upgraded iron ore products and services for ironmaking that create added value for its customers.
Other closely related products and services that are based on LKAB’s know-how and support the main business can also be included in the company’s operations.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Horizon 2020, Energy and Climate. Industrial Policy. Raw Materials Initiative.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

LKAB is a member of Euromines as well as the European Technology Platform Sustainable Mineral Resources (ETP SMR) and Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS. lKAB is also a member of A.SPIRE (PPP for European Process Industries

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 442,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.