Boliden AB engages in the operation of mines and production of metals. It operates through the Business Area Smelters and Business Area Mines segments. The Business Area Smelters segment includes the Kokkola and Odda zince smelters, the RÃ¶nnskÃ¤r and Harjavalta copper smelters, and the BergsÃ¶e lead smelter. The Business Area Mines segment comprises the operations of Swedish mines, Aitik, the Boliden Area and Garpenberg, the Tara mine in Ireland, and the Kylylahti mine in Finland. The company was founded in February 1931 ad is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.