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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Agnico Eagle Finland’s team recently attended the 11th Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining Conference, or FEM 2017. The conference, which ran from October 31st to November 2nd, is held every other year in Levi, Finland and this year brought together approximately 1,200 ore exploration and mining professionals from around the globe. [...]
Agnico Eagle Finland Oy has donated one million euros to the University of Oulu. The deed of gift for the donation was signed at the university on 30 May 2017. Reasons for the donation include the company’s desire to carry out its mining operations systematically in line with principles of [...]