Arctic Iron Race Displaces Swedish City as Hurdles Get Bulldozed : News Photo

Arctic Iron Race Displaces Swedish City as Hurdles Get Bulldozed

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Mining vehicles and excavators operate in the pit of the open cast iron ore mine run by LKAB, Sweden's state-owned mining company, in Svappavaara near Kiruna, Sweden, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Swedes living in the Arctic town of Kiruna are packing up their belongings before their homes are bulldozed to make way for iron ore mining driven by Chinese demand. Photographer: Casper Hedberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Mining vehicles and excavators operate in the pit of the open cast iron ore mine run by LKAB, Sweden's state-owned mining company, in Svappavaara near Kiruna, Sweden, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Swedes living in the Arctic town of Kiruna are packing up their belongings before their homes are bulldozed to make way for iron ore mining driven by Chinese demand. Photographer: Casper Hedberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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