• CEO Nordic Rock Tech Centre AB
  • CEO Bergforsk foundation
  • Manager Boliden Mining Technology.
  • Site manager Boliden- Kristineberg Mine
  • CEO of AB Transport and Logistics
  • Manager Project Department, LKAB
  • Manager Ore Processing Department, LKAB
  • Manager Malmberget Mine Department. LKAB
  • Manager Long Term Mine Planning. LKAB
  • Manager Mine Planning. LKAB
  • CEO and founder of Raw Material Group (RMG)
  • Professor Mineral economics, Luleå University of Technology
  • Interim Chief Education Officer EIT Raw Materials, Berlin, Germany
  • Manager Technology & Innovation SIP STRIM –Swedish strategick innovation programme for the Mining and metal producing Industry
  • Leader Working Group Primary Resources in the KIC EIT Raw Materials consortium. International consortium with 116 partners.
  • Deputy Scientific leader Area of Excellence and Innovation Future Mining at Luleå University of Technology.
  • Deputy Director CAMM, Centre of Advanced Mining and Metallurgy, Luleå University of Technology.
  • Head, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology
  • Manager SWEBREC, Swedish Blasting Research Centre
  • Ass. Prof Mining and Rock Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
  • Önnerlöv Consulting AB. Working partner. Business area manager
  • Mining.
  • Luleå University of Technology, Mining engineering. PhD-student
  • Principal Engineer, Rock Mechanics & Mine Design
  • Principal Rock Engineer, Falconbridge Ltd., Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Senior Research Scientist, Schlumberger Cambridge Research Ltd., Cambridge, UK
  • Research Scientist, Energy Mines & Resources, Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada
  • Research Scientist, Division Rock Mechanics, Luleå University of Technology , Sweden
  • Geotechnical Engineer, Dames & Moore, London, UK
  • Interim education officer EIT Knowledge Innovation community (KIC)
  • raw material, HQ Berlin
  • Interim education officer EIT Knowledge Innovation community (KIC)
  • raw material Co location North
  • International Project manager at Rock tech centre AB
  • Nordmin industry coordinator, Luleå University of Technology.
  • Luleå University of Technology, PhD candidate
  • Boliden Mineral AB, geologist
  • Lappland Goldminers AB, geologist
  • Björkdalsgruvan AB (Björkdal Mine), geologist
  • General Manager, Woxna Graphite AB
  • Manager, Boliden Mining Technology Department
  • LKAB (Manager Operative rock mechanic) Kiruna and Malmberget.
  • LKAB (Technical Development production drilling), Kiruna and Malmberget
  • LKAB (production development section), Kiruna
  • Kimit AB (Subsidiary of LKAB), Kiruna
  • Pajingo Joint Venture, Charters Towers, Australia
  • Woodcutters Mine, Normandy Co. Darwin , Australia

This is projects that the expert team have been responsible for during the last one or two decades.

Technical strategy and R&D projects.

  • Comparative review of mineral legislation in Finland, Poland, Ontario, Western Australia and Minas Gerais (Brazil) as a part of Sweden’s new mineral strategy.
  • An EU Horizon 2020 project: “Strategic international dialogues and cooperation with raw materials producing countries and industry”. A 3-year project to develop EU policies towards both advanced and emerging mineral rich countries.
  • Implementing and developing a regional mineral policy for the two most important mineral producing regions in Sweden: Norrbotten and Västerbotten.
  • Project manager Sustainable Mining for the Future(SMIFU) Project with 10 partner companies from European industry and 2 Universities.
  • Project Director, Mining Initiative Ground Support Systems and Equipments (MIGS). About 8 partners from 6 countries.
  • Technical specialist. Optimized Medium Range Mine Operation Scheduling, funded by Vinnova, ABB and Boliden
  • Technical specialist Face to surface, funded by Vinnova, LKAB and Boliden
  • Technical specialist ,Future hauling systems.
  • Leading designer and Technical specialist , I2Mine, task 2.1 Novel mining methods for deep, steeply dipping ore bodies.
  • Technical specialist, Sustainable Mining for the Future, work package 1 Zero Entry in Production Area, funded by the SMIFU consortium (Finnish-Swedish-Polish consortium consisting of the mining companies KGHM, Boliden, LKAB and the equipment manufacturers Atlas Copco, Sandvik, ABB, Outotech, Metso together with AGH Krakow, LULEÅ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, ÅF and RTC
  • Technical specialist, Sustainable Mining for the Future, work package 10 Continuous Mechanical Excavation,
  • Technical specialist, Sustainable Mining for the Future, work package 11 Integrated process Control,
  • Technical specialist, Cost Management for Underground. Infrastructure Projects,
  • Worked with Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (CAMIRO) as a lead researcher on Thin Spray-On Liner Project, supported by 3M Canada, ABB Canada and various Canadian mining companies.
  • Worked on Falconbridge’s Onaping Depth Mine Project – safe mining at depth under challenging rockbursting conditions.
  • Worked on Falconbridge’s Raglan Mine Project – mining under permafrost conditions.

Mineral policy and strategy projects.

  • National exploration/mining and mineral policies, including investment promotion strategies, among the clients are Governments of Finland, Greenland, Japan, Sweden, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Jamaica and South Africa. Projects from 1995 and on-wards.
  • Regional mineral strategy for Norrbotten and Västerbotten in Sweden (2013-2104).
  • Magnus Ericsson was a member of the African Union’s and UN ECA’s joint International Study Group to Review Africa’s Mining Regimes (ISG 2007-2009). Until late he was 2013 deeply involved in starting the African Mineral Development Centre in Addis Ababa.
  • Privatisation of national mining/exploration companies, he served as a director of the now successfully, partly privatised Greenland junior mining company NunaMinerals (2000-2006). He was part of team of two to find a buyer for a government owned exploration company in Norway (2013-2014).
  • Mining/exploration as a lever for economic/social development in Africa including Namibia and South Africa in particular where Magnus Ericsson has been involved in the formulating of new policies in close cooperation with the responsible ministers (1994-2000).
  • For the World Bank, International Copper Study Group, the European Commission, UNCTAD and other international organisations RMG, with Magnus Ericsson as responsible project leader, has done studies on among other topics the development of state ownership in the global mining industry, taxes and royalties, transborder investments and eligibility studies to qualify for EU economic support (Botswana, PNG), (2002 an onwards).

This is selected publications, about 45 out of more than 240, that the expert team have published during the last one or two decades.

  • Greberg J., Salama A., Skawina B., and Gustafson A., (2016) Alternative process flow at greater Depths: Analysis of conceptual transport methods using discrete event simulation, Minerals, Vol. 6, nr 3, p65
  • Bejgarn T., Årebäck H., Weihed P. & Nylander J. 2011. Geology, petrology and alteration geochemistry of the Palaeoproterozoic intrusive hosted Älgträsk Au deposit, Northern Sweden. From: Sial, A. N., Bettencourt, J. S., De Campos, C. P. & Ferreira, V. P. (eds) Granite-Related Ore Deposits. Geological Society, London,
  • Bejgarn T., Söderlund U., Weihed P., Årebäck H., Ernst R., 2012. Palaeoproterozoic porphyry Cu-Au, intrusion-hosted Au and ultramafic Cu-Ni deposits in the Fennoscandian Shield: Temporal constraints using U-Pb geochronology. Lithos. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2012.06.015
  • Bejgarn T., 2013. The Älgträsk Intrusion-Related Au (Cu, Zn) deposit, Skellefte District, northern Sweden - Relationships between ore forming events in the Palaeoproterozoic Jörn intrusive complex. PhD Dissertation, Luleå University of Technology.
  • Bejgarn T., Weihed P., Broman C., Söderlund U., Large R., Årebäck H., Nylander J., 2011. The Älgträsk Au±Cu deposit, northern Sweden, a Palaeoproterozoic porphyry related hydrothermal system? In: Barra F., Reich M., Campos E., Tornos F. (Eds) Let’s talk ore deposits, Proceedings of the 11th biennial SGA meeting, 26–29th of September 2011, Antofagasta, Chile, p. 357–359.
  • Salama, A. ,Greberg, J. & Schunnesson, H.(2014) The use of discrete event simulation for underground haulage mining equipment selection. International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, no 3 vol 5, pp 256-271
  • Salama, A., Nehring, M. & Greberg, J. (2014) Operating value optimization using simulation and mixed integer programming. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. 28, 1, pp. 25-46 22 p.
  • Salama, A., Greberg, J., Skawina, B. & Gustafson, A. (2015) Analysis of energy consumption and gas emissions for loading equipment in underground mining. CIM Journal. 6, 4, pp. 179-188
  • Salama, A., Nehring, M. & Greberg, J. (2015) Evaluation of the impact of commodity price change on the mine plan of deep underground mining. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 25 (2015), pp. 375-382
  • Greberg J.,Sundqvist F., (2011) Simulation as a tool for mine planning. In proceedings from second international future mining conference 2011, Sydney, Australia
  • Tribology and the Characterisation of Rock Joints. Proc.22nd US Rock Mech. Symp., Boston, p.402-407, 1981.
  • Determination of Stiffness and other Joint Properties from Roughness Measurements. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engr.,16, p.16-38, 1983.
  • Prediction of Shear Behaviour of Joints using Profiles. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engr., 18, p.183-212, 1985.
  • A New Approach to Cemented Backfill Design. CIM Bulletin, December, 1985.
  • Rockbursts in a Development Drift: Field Observations. Workshop on Induced Seismicity, Santa Fe, June 1992.
  • Innovative Ground Support Considerations for Deep Mining Applications. Invited Guest Lecture, presented at Bergmekanikdagen 2009, Stockholm, Sweden, SveBeFo.
  • Slope Stability at Collahuasi. Slope Stability in Surface Mining, pp. 163-170, 2001 SME Publication, Eds.: Hustrulid, McCarter and Van Zyl (with Sepulveda).
  • Backfill Design for Deep, Underhand Cut-and-Fill Mining. Proc. 7th Int. Symp. On Backfill, Seattle, Wa., September 2001 (with Brummer).
  • Technical and Business Case Arguments Supporting the Development of a TSL Mining System. Proc. Int. Seminar on Surface Support Liners, Quebec City, Quebec, 2003 (with Fantin, Doyle, Mikalachki, Martin and Brummer).
  • Ground Support Systems for High Stress Conditions: Theory vs Experience. Proc. Int. Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Quebec City, October 2006 (with Carlisle, Counter, Maybee, Pritchard, Sampson-Forsythe, and Simser).
  • Developments in Shotcrete Applications at Falconbridge Limited, Sudbury Operations. Proc. 13th Mine Operators Conference, Sudbury, February, 1997 (with Allan, Beaudry & Board).
  • Jonsén, P., Pålsson, B., Stener, J., Häggblad, H-Å., Tano, K. & Berggren, A. Oct 2014. Development of physically based tumbling mill models. Proceedings of XXIII International Mineral Processing Congress : XXVII, Santiago, Chile 20-24 October 2014. Santiago: IMPC, 10 p
  • Oghazi, P., Pålsson, B. & Tano, K. 2011. Classifying best access points for return of external flows into flowsheets. In : The Open Mineral Processing Journal. 4, p. 1-6 6 p
  • Alatalo, J., Pålsson, B. & Tano, K. 2011. Evaluation of data from a pilot scale pebble mill. Conference in minerals engineering: Luleå, 8-9 February 2011. Alatalo, J. (ed.). Luleå: Luleå tekniska universitet, 15 p.
  • Alatalo, J., Pålsson, B. & Tano, K. 2010. Comparing experimental measurements of mill lifter deflections with 2D and 3D DEM predictions. Discrete element methods: simulations of discontinua : theory and applications. Munjiza, A. (ed.). London: University of London
  • Tano, K. & Pålsson, B. 2008. Assessment of mill lifter bar deflection measurements using wavelets and discrete element methods. In : Granular Matter. 10, 4, p. 279-283 5 p
  • Tano, K., Pålsson, B., Alatalo, J. & Lindqvist, L. 2006. The use of process simulation methodology in process design where time and performance is critical. Advances in comminution: [third international symposium, 2006]. Komar Kawatra, S. (ed.). Littleton, Colo: Society for Mining, Metalurgy and Exploration, p. 481-493 13 p.
  • Tano, K., Pålsson, B. & Alatalo, J. 2006. Validation of a computer simulated circuit design at the LKAB Malmberget concentrator. 11th European Symposium on Comminution: Proceedings.
  • Tano, K., Berggren, A. & Pålsson, B. 2005. On-line measurement of charge position and filling level in industrial-scale mills. In : Minerals and Metallurgical Processing. 22, 3, p. 121-129 9 p.
  • Tano, K., Öberg, E., Samskog, P-O., Monredon, T. & Broussaud, A. 1999. Comparison of control strategies for a hematite processing plant. In : Powder Technology. 105, 1-3, p. 443-450 8 p
  • Tano, K. 1996. Multivariate modelling and monitoring of mineral processes using partial least square regression. Luleå: Luleå tekniska universitet. (Licentiate thesis / Luleå University of Technology; No. 1996:36).
  • Basokur, A.T., Rasmussen, T.M., Kaya, C., Altun, Y. & Aktas, K., 1997. Comparison of induced polariza-tion and controlled source audio-magnetotelluric methods for the massive chalcopyrite exploration in a vol-canic area. Geophysics 62, 1087-1096.
  • Bedini, E. & Rasmussen, T.M. 2018. Use of airborne hyperspectral and gamma-ray spectroscopy data for mineral exploration at the Sarfartoq carbonatite complex, southern West Greenland. Geosciences Journal, 1-11
  • Brethes, A. Guarnieri, P. Rasmussen, T.M. & Bauer, T.E. 2018. Interpretation of aeromagnetic data in the Jameson Land Basin, central East Greenland: Structures and related mineralized systems. Tectonophysics 724-725, pp. 116-136.
  • Døssing, A., Jackson, H.R., Matzka, J., Einarsson, I., Rasmussen, T.M., Olesen, A.V., Brozena, J.M. 2013: On the origin of the Amerasia Basin and the High Arctic Large Igneous Province-Results of new aeromag-netic data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 363, pp. 219-230.
  • Elming, S-A. & Rasmussen, T.M., 1997. Results of magnetotelluric and gravimetric measurements in western Nicaragua, Central America.Geophys. J. Inter., 128, 647-658.
  • Guarnieri, P. Brethes, A. & Rasmussen, T.M. 2017. Geometry and kinematics of the Triassic rift basin in Jameson Land (East Greenland). Tectonics, ISSN: 0278-7407, Vol. 36, nr. 4, s. 602-614.
  • Korstgård, J.A., Stensgård, B.M. & Rasmussen, T.M. 2006: Magnetic anomalies and metamorphic bound-aries in the southern Nagssugtoqidian orogen, West Greenland. In: Garde, A.A. & Kalsbeek, F. (eds): Pre-cambrian crustal evolution and Cretaceous-Palaeogene faulting in West Greenland. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 11, 179-184.
  • Pedersen, L.B. & Rasmussen, T.M., 1990. The gradient tensor of potential field anomalies. Geophysics, 55, 1558-1566.
  • Pedersen, L.B., Rasmussen, T.M. & Dyrelius, D., 1990. Construction of component maps from aeromag-netic total field anomaly maps. Geophys. Prosp., 38, 795-804.
  • Rasmussen, T.M., 1993. Two-dimensional Occam model of COPROD2 data - First order description of resolution and variance. J. Geoelectr. Geomagn. 45, 1027-1037.
  • Rasmussen, T., Roberts, R. & Pedersen, L.B., 1987. Magnetotellurics along the Fennoscandian Long Range Profile. Geophys. J. R. Astr. Soc., 89:799-820.
  • Stendal, H., Frei, R., Muhongo, S., Rasmussen, T.M., Mnali, S., Petro, F. & Temu, E.B., 2004. Gold po-tential of the Mpanda Mineral Field, SW Tanzania: evaluation based on the geological, lead isotopic and aeromagnetic data. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 38, 437-447.
  • Stensgaard, B.M., Chang-Jo Chung, Rasmussen, T.M. & Stendal, H., 2006. Assessment of mineral poten-tial using cross-validation techniques and statistical analysis. A case study from the Palaeoproterozoic of West Greenland. Economic Geology, 101: 1397-1413.
  • Tavakoli, S. Bauer, T.E. Rasmussen, T.M. Weihed, P. & Elming, S.-Ã. 2016. Deep massive sulphide ex-ploration using 2D and 3D geoelectrical and induced polarization data in Skellefte mining district, northern Sweden. Geophysical Prospecting 64(6), pp. 1602-1619.
  • Tavakoli. S, Thunehed. H, Bauer. T, Weihed. P, Elming. S. 2016. Targeting VMS ore deposits within the upper 1.5 km of the crust in the central Skellefte District, northern Sweden, using 2D and 3D-resistivity/IP data. Geophysical Prospecting, ISSN: 0016-8025.