Boliden has produced base metals such as zinc, copper, lead, nickel, gold and silver for more than 90 years from operations in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Ireland. The company has taken a leading position in the industry of sustainable metal production which is essential in the transition to a sustainable future.
The Green Zinc Odda (GZO) project is currently expanding the Boliden Odda smelter – the worlds most climate effective zinc smelter. More than 700 MEUR is invested in the project for increasing production capacity, introduction of new technology and increasing automation and digitalization. After the project, the annual zinc production is increased from 200- to 350 000 tonnes. The GZO project is executed in the period 2021-2024, in parallell with full operation of the existing production.