Kittilä’s river restoration project bringing local waterway back to life

2019-10-15T15:45:33+02:00

After years of dredging and neglect, a restoration project is set to improve the Parvajoki River – which runs through the village of Kittilä in Finland – and promote a thriving fish habitat. The project is being spearheaded by Agnico Eagle employees Ville Lahti, a buyer at the Kittila Mine, [...]

Kittilä’s river restoration project bringing local waterway back to life2019-10-15T15:45:33+02:00

Towards diesel-free mining: Testing battery-powered mining equipment at the Kittilä mine

2019-09-04T11:43:25+02:00

The Kittilä mine is taking part in the Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS) project, under the European Union’s most extensive research and innovation program, Horizon 2020.  Partners in the SIMS project include manufacturers of mining equipment and systems, mining companies, and universities. Our role in the project is to offer [...]

Towards diesel-free mining: Testing battery-powered mining equipment at the Kittilä mine2019-09-04T11:43:25+02:00

Kittilä mine’s energy conservation idea wins Agnico Eagle’s Michel Letourneau Award

2019-08-06T15:33:38+02:00

Congratulations to the team at Kittilä Mine’s Water Treatment Plant in Finland – winners of this year’s Michel Letourneau Award! The team’s winning initiative stemmed from an initial idea to treat process water more efficiently,  put forward by mill production engineer, Tomas Mälkiä. The team then came together to implement [...]

Kittilä mine’s energy conservation idea wins Agnico Eagle’s Michel Letourneau Award2019-08-06T15:33:38+02:00

Lapland Rescue Department holds Rescue at Height team exercise in Kittilä

2019-03-22T12:16:51+02:00

The specialist Rescue at Height team from the Lapland Rescue Department visited the Kittilä mine on March 17 to learn more about its operations and specific aspects of the expansion project, such as the shaft construction site. Through part of an extensive investment project, the facilities are due to gain [...]

Lapland Rescue Department holds Rescue at Height team exercise in Kittilä2019-03-22T12:16:51+02:00

Kittilä Mine Rescue Team Helps the Local Community

2019-01-28T08:32:16+02:00

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+02:00

Protecting the Lapland buttercup

2018-09-13T14:04:48+02:00

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+02:00