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Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Kittilä’s First Gold Pour

2019-01-29T13:40:11+00:00

Monday, January 14, marked the tenth anniversary of the first gold pour at our Kittilä mine. They celebrated this milestone with coffee and cake, in traditional style, at an event attended by some of Agnico Eagle’s management team members from Toronto. Over the past decade, the Kittilä mine has cast [...]

Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Kittilä’s First Gold Pour2019-01-29T13:40:11+00:00

Kittilä Mine Rescue Team Helps the Local Community

2019-01-28T08:32:16+00:00

On Thursday, January 17, the mine rescue team at our Kittilä mine received a request from the Regional Rescue Service of Lapland for assistance in fighting a house fire in a village located about 20 kilometers from the mine site. The team immediately sprung into action and were ready to [...]

Kittilä Mine Rescue Team Helps the Local Community2019-01-28T08:32:16+00:00

Our Christmas Gift to the Kittilä Community

2019-01-18T09:36:09+00:00

A tradition now for many years, Agnico Eagle Finland’s employees came together once again in 2018 at the annual Christmas party to collect money for donation to a worthy charity. This time, it is the Kittilä parish which will benefit with an updated set of equipment for their village playground.   As [...]

Our Christmas Gift to the Kittilä Community2019-01-18T09:36:09+00:00

A New Kota Through Community Collaboration

2019-01-04T14:54:51+00:00

When it comes to our communities, we try our best to think ahead to find new ways of working together in harmony, as good neighbours do! So when the opportunity presented itself to work together with our neighbours in the nearby villages of Kiistala, Lintula and Rouravaara to build a [...]

A New Kota Through Community Collaboration2019-01-04T14:54:51+00:00

Agnico Eagle Finland donates 20,000 euros to Lapland University of Applied Sciences

2018-12-21T16:22:14+00:00

Agnico Eagle Finland Oy is taking part in the fundraising initiative of Lapland University of Applied Sciences (UAS) with a EUR 20,000 donation. The deed of gift was handed over to the institution on December 19. The extractive industry is one of the most significant business sectors in Lapland, and [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland donates 20,000 euros to Lapland University of Applied Sciences2018-12-21T16:22:14+00:00

Agnico Eagle Finland becomes a Levi World Cup partner

2018-10-19T14:44:41+00:00

Photo: Ville Heiskanen Agnico Eagle Finland has concluded a two-year collaboration contract with Ski Sports Finland, organizer of the Alpine Ski World Cup Levi. Collaboration with the tourism businesses and various events in Levi is in line with Agnico Eagle’s principles of sustainable development, which, among other things, aim at [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland becomes a Levi World Cup partner2018-10-19T14:44:41+00:00

Protecting the Lapland buttercup

2018-09-13T14:04:48+00:00

The Lapland buttercup (Ranunculus lapponicus) is protected by the European Union’s Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and Finland’s Nature Conservation Act (1996/1096). It is one of the northern plant species that Finland has a responsibility to monitor and protect. While it is commonly encountered throughout Lapland, the Lapland buttercup is considered rare [...]

Protecting the Lapland buttercup2018-09-13T14:04:48+00:00

Our Open House event attracted 450 visitors

2018-08-28T13:07:39+00:00

The Kittilä Mine Open House event, held on August 18, 2018, attracted about 450 visitors, who arrived from Kittilä, other parts of Finland, and even abroad. In addition to introductions to the departments and the investment projects launched this spring, the program featured eight tours of the mine area. The [...]

Our Open House event attracted 450 visitors2018-08-28T13:07:39+00:00

Europe’s largest gold mine to invest €160 million in Kittilä

2018-02-15T08:30:21+00:00

Mining company Agnico Eagle Finland today announced an expansion investment at its Kittilä gold mine of approximately 160 million euros. A 1,044 metre deep shaft will be built in the mine. At the same time, the processing plant’s processing capacity will be raised from the current 1.6 million tonnes per [...]

Europe’s largest gold mine to invest €160 million in Kittilä2018-02-15T08:30:21+00:00

Managing Director Ingmar Haga starts a new chapter in life

2018-02-13T11:29:49+00:00

Ingmar Haga, the former managing director of Agnico Eagle Finland Oy and Vice-President, Europe of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, who officially retired at the end of 2017 was recently celebrated with two events in his honour. The first farewell party took place at the mine site sharing coffee and cake [...]

Managing Director Ingmar Haga starts a new chapter in life2018-02-13T11:29:49+00:00
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