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Elisabeth sinclair

  1. 1. Elisabeth Sinclair 2014-04-27 The North Bothnia Line – the last link in the Bothnian Corridor
  2. 2. The North Bothnia Line Group • Eight municipalities • Two county administrative boards • Two county councils • Two chambers of commerce • Different business interests Funded by these organisations and EU objective 1.
  3. 3. Luleå 11.36 am Every day an amount of steel equilvalent to a complete Eiffel Tower is transported from Northern Sweden. We´d like to make it two
  4. 4.  Mining  Manufacture of metals and metal goods  Manufacture of machinery and equipment  Processing output value, euro 55 billion Euro 2,5 billion Euro 1,6 billion Euro 38 billion Euro
  5. 5.  Sweden  Finland  Other EU countries Sweden is one of Europe’s main producers of other metals
  6. 6. Vital basic industries in North Sweden
  7. 7. Products that originate from northern Sweden
  8. 8.  Existing volumes  Potential volumes from increased production in northern Sweden, Finland and Russia
  9. 9. The railway network in the region is 100 years old
  10. 10. Growth and Competitiveness
  11. 11. • Capacity will increase from 1100 to 1600 tonnes • Will reduce transport cost by up to 30%
  12. 12. Urban populationTerritorial enlargement Regional enlargement
  13. 13. An expected 50 000 workers will be needed by the Swedish mining industry up until 2025, mostly in Northern Sweden.
  14. 14. Halved journey times
  15. 15. Climate impact • Carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 80,000 tonnes per year.
  16. 16. 3 strong arguments 1. Growth and competitiveness 2. Regional cohesion 3. Reduced climate impact
  17. 17. Luleå 11.36 am Every day an amount of steel equilvalent to a complete Eiffel Tower is transported from Northern Sweden. We´d like to make it two Thank You

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