Alexander Cooke and Anna Hynynen are two of those who have taken the step and moved to Gällivare, one from England and the other from southern Sweden. What they both have in common is a great interest in outdoor activities, as well as a fascination with mountains and mines, and a strong desire to work for something greater – to contribute to the green transition.
For over half a century, Malmberget has been going through an urban transformation. At present, Malmberget is being phased out, some of it being demolished and other parts relocated, while the twin town of Gällivare is expanding. Although it's not an easy process, it's crucial for mining to continue.