Stocking the river Seurujoki with young fish

2020-06-26T15:39:11+03:00

At the beginning of June, we released young fish into the Seurujoki river again. Among our obligations under our environmental permit, fish stocking is an annual project for our environmental department, which local residents have participated in since 2007. This year, we released 3,580 young river trout and 6,200 young [...]

Stocking the river Seurujoki with young fish2020-06-26T15:39:11+03:00

The mine’s Community Liaison Committee has held its first ever video meeting

2020-04-24T13:06:24+03:00

The Kittilä mine’s Community Liaison Committee was established in fall 2013 as a channel for promoting interaction between the mine and its stakeholders and for fostering our coexistence with the local community. This allows us to provide the stakeholders with information on our operations and plans. At the same time, [...]

The mine’s Community Liaison Committee has held its first ever video meeting2020-04-24T13:06:24+03:00

Helping local travel businesses obtain environmental certificates

2020-04-15T16:50:38+03:00

Agnico Eagle Finland works in close cooperation with other companies in Kittilä. We have decided to help local travel businesses with environmental certification because the coronavirus epidemic interrupted the winter season in Lapland at its peak, impacting local business-development projects. “We have offered grants to travel businesses in Levi that [...]

Helping local travel businesses obtain environmental certificates2020-04-15T16:50:38+03:00

Agnico Eagle Finland, the Municipality of Kittilä, and Lapland Hospital District join forces to track the spread of coronavirus in Lapland

2020-04-08T16:49:52+03:00

The Municipality of Kittilä and the Infection Control Unit of Lapland Hospital District asked Agnico Eagle Finland to participate in a cross-sectional COVID-19 study, which will analyze the distribution of infections and detect possible transmission chains in Lapland. “According to the strategy of the National Institute for Health and Welfare [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland, the Municipality of Kittilä, and Lapland Hospital District join forces to track the spread of coronavirus in Lapland2020-04-08T16:49:52+03:00

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

2019-10-15T15:45:33+03:00

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+03:00

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

2019-09-04T11:43:25+03:00

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+03:00

Joint open house event draws about 700 visitors to the Kittilä Sports Hall

2019-08-29T15:13:52+03:00

The open house event held jointly by the Kittilä mine, the municipality of Kittilä, and the Levi Travel Cluster on Saturday, August 24, attracted about 700 visitors. The event provided information and updates on our mine, the municipality, and Visit Levi and Levi Ski Resort at the Kittilä Sports Hall. [...]

Joint open house event draws about 700 visitors to the Kittilä Sports Hall2019-08-29T15:13:52+03:00

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

2019-08-06T15:33:38+03:00

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+03:00

Agnico Eagle Finland’s Kittilä mine receives Regional Developer in Lapland award

2019-02-25T13:19:20+02:00

Agnico Eagle’s Jani Lösönen, Vice-President, Europe and Managing Director, Agnico Eagle Finland Oy and Tommi Kankkunen, General Manager of the Kittilä mine accept the Regional Development in Lapland award presented by Markus Lohi, Chairman of the Board for the Regional Council of Lapland, Aki Nevalainen, Chairman of the Regional Council [...]

Agnico Eagle Finland’s Kittilä mine receives Regional Developer in Lapland award2019-02-25T13:19:20+02:00