Cooperation for children with Kittilä’s 4H association

2021-04-28T14:47:48+03:00

April 23, 2021 The home economics classroom at Kittilä secondary school is bustling as the members of the Safkasankarit 1 cooking club are preparing dough and mixing fillings for pastries. Club instructor Anniina Rouhiainen has given clear baking instructions and, if necessary, helps the elementary-school-aged bakers with the other instructor [...]

Cooperation for children with Kittilä’s 4H association2021-04-28T14:47:48+03:00

Tapani Laakso addresses his Larry Connell Regional Finalist donation to Kittilä’s Inclusion Finland KVTL association

2021-04-28T14:39:13+03:00

March 31, 2021 We were proud to hear that Tapani Laakso, a geotechnician in the Kittilä mine’s geological team, was one of the regional finalists of Agnico Eagle’s annual Larry Connell Award for Collaborative Excellence in 2020. Tapani was nominated by his colleagues, who explained their choice as follows: “Tapani [...]

Tapani Laakso addresses his Larry Connell Regional Finalist donation to Kittilä’s Inclusion Finland KVTL association2021-04-28T14:39:13+03:00

Parvajoki restoration update

2021-04-28T14:33:00+03:00

March 29, 2021 The hardworking volunteers restoring the Parvajoki River gathered for a work session in the area on Saturday, March 20. Because of the COVID-19 situation, the number of participants was restricted to six people, with other safety measures in place while working. About 6 m3 of rock material [...]

Parvajoki restoration update2021-04-28T14:33:00+03:00

Janita breaks down barriers in the mining industry

2021-04-28T14:27:29+03:00

March 11, 2021 In November of last year, our colleague Janita Kylmäluoma, an autoclave operator at the Kittilä mine, undertook and succeeded at one of the most physically intense challenges a mine rescuer can face: passing the smoke diver test. In fact, she became the first woman in Kittilä to [...]

Janita breaks down barriers in the mining industry2021-04-28T14:27:29+03:00

Taru Sieppi: Remote work helps to balance work and family life

2021-04-28T14:13:23+03:00

March 10, 2021 “Even before completing my studies, I knew that I wanted to work at the Kittilä mine,” says automation engineer Taru Sieppi. She is originally from Kerässieppi, in Muonio, and her grandmother lived in Rouravaara, which is very close to the mine. After graduating, Taru wanted to remain [...]

Taru Sieppi: Remote work helps to balance work and family life2021-04-28T14:13:23+03:00

Katja Sahala: Personality influences leadership style more than gender does

2021-04-28T14:05:10+03:00

March 9, 2021 Geologist Katja Sahala heads a 30-strong mine-engineering and geology team at the Kittilä mine. She has six subordinates who report directly to her. “Even though I don’t have a lot of experience of female managers or directors, I believe leadership style has very little to do with [...]

Katja Sahala: Personality influences leadership style more than gender does2021-04-28T14:05:10+03:00

A diversity-rich work community is creative and productive

2021-04-28T14:00:55+03:00

March 8, 2021 According to the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, diversity in the workplace involves having employees who represent a broad spectrum in their age, gender, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation, family situation, language, religion and beliefs, and work ability. Agnico Eagle is committed to supporting workplace diversity and [...]

A diversity-rich work community is creative and productive2021-04-28T14:00:55+03:00

The Kittilä mine has produces two million ounces of gold

2021-04-28T13:55:41+03:00

March 1, 2021 Agnico Eagle Finland Oy’s Kittilä mine reached an important milestone on February 24, 2021, when its production passed the milestone of two million ounces of gold. “Producing two million ounces of gold marks a historic moment for the Kittilä mine and all of our employees. We thank [...]

The Kittilä mine has produces two million ounces of gold2021-04-28T13:55:41+03:00

A winter-driving course for our mineral-exploration team – road safety is part of occupational safety

2021-04-28T13:05:44+03:00

February 25, 2021 Seven members of Agnico Eagle Finland’s regional mineral-exploration team gathered at Levi Rally Center one morning in February. There was excitement in the air, because their winter-driving course was about to start. Before the course, senior exploration geologist Jari Ylinen said, “We drive in all kinds of [...]

A winter-driving course for our mineral-exploration team – road safety is part of occupational safety2021-04-28T13:05:44+03:00

The Kittilä mine’s rescue team assisted with an external rescue operation

2021-04-28T12:16:45+03:00

February 23, 2021 On Friday, February 12, a serious snowmobile accident took place in the village of Kiistala, outside the Kittilä mine area. Since it takes about 45 minutes to drive from the Sirkka fire station to Kiistala, Lapland’s Rescue Services submitted a request for assistance to the Kittilä mine’s [...]

The Kittilä mine’s rescue team assisted with an external rescue operation2021-04-28T12:16:45+03:00
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